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Diversity and Inclusion: Diversity and Cultural Competence in Higher Education


Cultural Competence: "Cultural competence is having an awareness of one's own cultural identity and views about difference, and the ability to learn and build on the varying cultural and community norms of students and their families. It is the ability to understand the within-group differences that make each student unique, while celebrating the between-group variations that make our country a tapestry." National Education Association

Diversity: the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization. Merriam-Webster


Web Resources



The Danger of the Single Story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

For Teaching