Dealing With Diversity Issues in the Classroom: A Survey of the STP Membership

Prieto, L. R. and Whittlesey, V. and Herbert, D. and Ocampo, C. and Schomburg, A. and So, D. (2009) Dealing With Diversity Issues in the Classroom: A Survey of the STP Membership. Teaching of Psychology, 36 (2). pp. 77-83.

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We examined how psychology educators regarded and addressed diversity issues in their classrooms. The approximately 650 psychology educators who took part in this survey indicated a high level of personal acceptance of diverse persons and acknowledged the importance of infusing diversity issues into courses across the psychology curriculum. Our findings indicated that the level of importance instructors attached to incorporating diversity issues into their course work accounted for the largest amount of variance in the time they reported discussing diversity issues in their classes. We discuss implications for teachers of psychology.

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Additional Information: Prieto, Loreto R. Whittlesey, Valerie Herbert, Diane Ocampo, Carlota Schomburg, Allison So, Dominicus
Depositing User: National Forum
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2015 21:24
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2015 21:34

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