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Enacting Diverse Learning Environments [microform] : Improving the Climate for Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Higher Education. ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report, Vol. 26, No. 8 / Sylvia Hurtado, Jeffrey Milem and Alma Clayton-Pedersen
Bib ID 5627393
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Hurtado, Sylvia
 
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Description Washington, DC : ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, 1999 
140 p. 
ISBN 9781878380883
1878380885
ISSN 0884-0040 
Summary

This document is intended to provide the higher education community with information from recent and classic research studies that can serve as a guide to improving the climate for diversity on campus. The first section of the report examines the literature on campus climate for diversity, the experiences of various racial/ethnic groups, and the effect of campus climate educational outcomes. Following sections (1) set out the research framework; (2) examine the historical legacy of inclusion and exclusion; (3) examine the impact of structural diversity resulting from the increased complexity of diverse student enrollments and problems associated with diversifying faculty; (4) review the psychological climate and the impact of discrimination and perceptions of climate on students; (5) examine the behavioral dimensions of institutional climate, including student involvement and intergroup relations, classroom environment, curricular change, campus race relations and social interaction, and participation in racial/ethnic student organizations and minority support programs; (6) link institutional climate for diversity with the general learning environment; (7) provide some principles for improving campus climate for diversity; (8) give some examples of current efforts at various institutions; and (9) conclude with a plan for action in which everyone has a role in improving campus climate. (Contains approximately 250 references.) (CH)

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Availability: ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 630, Washington, DC 20036-1181; Tel: 800-773-3742; Fax: 202-452-1844; E-mail: order@eric-he.edu; Web site: www.eriche.org/Reports ($24.00).

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: ED-99-CO-0036.

ERIC Note: For a digest of this report, see ED 430 513.

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Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Classroom Environment.  |  Diversity (Faculty)  |  Diversity (Institutional)  |  Diversity (Student)  |  Educational Change.  |  Educational Discrimination.  |  Educational Environment.  |  Educational Research.  |  Equal Education.  |  Ethnic Relations.  |  Higher Education.  |  Institutional Environment.  |  Minority Groups.  |  Racial Attitudes.  |  Racial Integration.  |  Racial Relations.  |  School Culture.  |  Student Attitudes.
Form/genre Books.  |  ERIC Publications.  |  Reports, Evaluative.
Other authors/contributors Milem, Jeffrey, author  |  Clayton-Pedersen, Alma, author  |  Allen, Walter, author  |  Association for the Study of Higher Education  |  ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education  |  George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Graduate School of Education and Human Development
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