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Robinson, Tyrone; Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2017
While discussions involving multicultural education have typically concerned advocating for equity and social justice within the K-12 public schools and higher education institutions across the United States, similar advocacy and initiatives can and should be applied to the preparation of other professionals who serve the needs of the American…
Descriptors: Nurses, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Relevance, Family Practice (Medicine)
Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2011
Diversity in educational settings is generally understood as the body of services and programs offered to students, faculty, and staff that seek to ensure compliance with non-discrimination and related policy and law, and to affirm social membership group differences (broadly considered) in curricular, co-curricular, and workplace contexts. Given…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Higher Education, Student Diversity, Cultural Pluralism
Awokoya, Janet Tolulope; Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2008
The number of immigrants of color residing in the United States reached 13.5 million in March 2005, the highest in U.S. history. By 2010 the number of Black immigrants and their children is estimated to reach five million, and will represent twelve percent of the Black population in the United States. To date, the majority of Black immigrants in…
Descriptors: Educational Development, History, Foreign Countries, Educational Researchers
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Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2005
This article emerges from an extensive conversation with three people of color--one Latino, one South Asian, and one African American--about their experiences of "coming out" and "being out" as gay, lesbian, and bisexual in a variety of higher education contexts. The article is divided into three parts. Part one offers a brief overview of…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, Homosexuality
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Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2005
The idea for the Intergroup Dialogue as Pedagogy Across the Curriculum (INTERACT) Pilot Project emerged, quite organically, from the cross-pollination of two major initiatives of the Office of Human Relations Programs (OHRP), the equity compliance and multicultural education arm of the Office of the President at the University of Maryland, College…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Multicultural Education, Student Diversity, Cultural Pluralism
Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2004
With the still relatively recent advent widespread technological innovation in the global marketplace, leading to the "information age," massive automation, and corporate capital flight to Third World labor markets, future leaders are still needed, but increasingly, future workers are not. As result, students previously educated to be future…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Sanctions, Social Control, Educational Practices
Clark, Christine; Bouis, Gloria Jabonete; Subberman, Sivagami; Balon, Daniello – Multicultural Education, 2004
In the Fall of 2003, the Office of Human Relations Programs (OHRP), the campus-wide equity compliance and diversity education arm of the Office of the President at the University of Maryland, College Park, created, developed, and began implementation of the three-year "Social Justice from Classroom to Community" (SJCC) project through…
Descriptors: Human Relations Programs, Student Diversity, Human Relations, Learning Centers (Classroom)
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Clark, Christine; Brimhall-Vargas, Mark – Multicultural Education, 2003
Examines secular dimensions and international concerns relating to Christian privilege in public education and workplace settings, focusing on: the separation of religion and state; accommodating versus designating religious, spiritual, and faith-based public space; and the United States as an unacknowledged and uncontested Christian state.…
Descriptors: Christianity, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Education, Religion
Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2003
The University of Maryland's Intergroup Dialogue and Leadership Program (IDLP) is coordinated by the Office of Human Relations Programs (OHRP), an arm of the Office of the President. Because of this organizational location, OHRP has campus-wide scope which has been foundational to its ability to adapt the Intergroup Dialogue Program (IDP)…
Descriptors: Employment, Human Relations, Governance, Human Relations Programs
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Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2003
Presents a case study of the University of Maryland Office of Human Relations Programs' (OHRP) efforts to confront Christian privilege and build a religiously, spiritually, faith-based, and secularly inclusive community campus-wide. Highlights four stages: rifts and tensions, reconnecting, reconceptualization, and realization. Concludes that…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Christianity, Conflict Resolution, Consciousness Raising
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Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2002
Describes university intergroup dialogue programs, which bring together diverse students to discuss issues related to their diversity and develop comfort with and skills for discourse on difficult topics. Examines their basic tenets, themes, and variations. Research on the impact of intergroup dialogue programs in higher education indicates that…
Descriptors: College Students, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Student)
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Alimo, Craig; Kelly, Robert; Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2002
Explored the cognitive and affective outcomes of participating in the University of Maryland's Intergroup Dialogue Program to promote social justice among diverse students. Post-program interviews indicated that many students had changed perceptions of self and society after the program. Though they had more interactions across different groups…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Diversity (Student), Higher Education, Intergroup Relations
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Gorski, Paul C.; Alimo, Craig; Clark, Christine; Hackman, Heather W.; O'Neill, Nancy; Subbaraman, Sivagami – Multicultural Education, 2002
Reviews six films about issues related to multicultural and social justice education in the United States: "It's Elementary: Talking about Gay Issues in School"; "Starting Small: Teaching Children Tolerance"; "In Whole Honor?"; "Children Talk about AIDS"; "Fear and Learning at Hoover Elementary";…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Differences, Democratic Values
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Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 1998
Examines the impact of violence on high school dropouts in their relationships with peers, family, teachers, and school structure. The resistance to school and violence in schools are seen as the result of schools' and society's resistance to dealing with diversity and the impact of various types of violence inherent in this resistance. (MMU)
Descriptors: Dropout Attitudes, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, High Schools