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The role of culturally responsive teaching for supporting ethnic diversity in British University Business Schools

Jabbar, Abdul and Hardaker, Glenn (2013) The role of culturally responsive teaching for supporting ethnic diversity in British University Business Schools. Teaching in Higher Education , 18 (3). pp. 272-284. ISSN 1356-2517

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      Abstract

      Research into cultural differences in higher education is a growing phenomenon, and there is a need to establish a theoretical framework that supports Business Schools in the personalisation of the pedagogical process. This article investigates the role of Business School academics in shaping the pedagogical process that is culturally responsive to the unprecedented diversity in higher education. This article attempts to uncover the pedagogical machinations that govern how academics teach, interact and engage with their culturally and ethnically diverse students. The article argues that University Business Schools should consider a culturally responsive approach when formulating pedagogy, which takes into account prior student experience as part of the student learning. The notion of culturally responsive teaching that shapes this research is influenced by US research on education and diversity. Such a perspective begins with an acceptance of the rights of not only teachers but also learners.

      Item Type: Article
      Additional Information: This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Teaching in Higher Education, September 2012 [copyright Taylor & Francis], available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/13562517.2012.725221.
      Uncontrolled Keywords: ethnic minorities, culturally responsive teaching, Business education, diversity
      Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
      L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
      L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
      Schools: The Business School
      The Business School > Business Education Research Group
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      Depositing User: Abdul Jabbar
      Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2012 15:59
      Last Modified: 25 Mar 2014 12:34
      URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/15029

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