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Diversity Consciousness: Opening Our Minds to People, Cultures, and Opportunities, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Richard D. Bucher

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 14, 2014

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For courses in Success/Orientation, Diversity (ie. Managing Diversity), Race and Ethnic Relations, Cultural Diversity in the Workplace, Multiculturalism and Inclusion (ie. leadership, group dynamics, teaching, social media/networking), Education, Nursing, Human Relations, Communications, Hospitality, Social Work/Family Therapy/Human Services, EMS and Fire Science, Counseling, Criminal Justice, Social Justice/Equity; also for teacher-training education courses, and staff/professional development workshops.

 

This work on human diversity integrates personal and organizational perspectives, research, and theories while discussing teamwork, communication, leadership, conflict, social networking, and other issues in the workplace, at school, and in the community. 

 

Diversity Consciousness empowers students by helping them develop a "mind-set" which will enable them to be more successful in the 21st century. MyStudentSuccessLab (www.mystudentsuccesslab.com) helps students to 'Start strong, Finish stronger' by acquiring the skills they need to succeed for ongoing personal and professional development.

 

Teaching & Learning Experience: Diversity for Personal and Professional Success 

On both a cognitive and affective level, it takes students on a journey of learning. This program provides:

·        Personalized Learning with MyStudentSuccessLab: Whether face-to-face or online, MyStudentSuccessLab helps students build the skills they need through peer-led video interviews, interactive practice exercises, and activities that provide academic, life, and professionalism skills.

·        Personal and Professional Relevance: Ignites student’s curiosity and questions about the nature and critical importance of diversity and diversity consciousness to off-set passive learning.

·        End-of-Chapter applications: Reinforces learning and develops diversity consciousness through real-life case studies, thought provoking questions, and a variety of activities (ie. experiential , online, research-oriented). Challenges students to examine their beliefs in a supportive context. 

·        References and Research: Empirically grounded; integrates current research studies and data throughout.

 

Visit Rich Bucher's blog on diversity consciousness and cultural intelligence at www.diversityconsciousness.com/blog 

Table of Contents

BRIEF TOC

Chapter 1: Diversity: An Overview

Chapter 2: Diversity Consciousness and Success

Chapter 3: Personal and Social Barriers to Success

Chapter 4: Developing Diversity Consciousness

Chapter 5: Communicating in a Diverse World

Chapter 6: Social Networking

Chapter 7: Teamwork

Chapter 8: Leadership

Chapter 9: Preparing for the Future


Bibliography.
Index.

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Diversity Consciousness: Opening Our Minds to People, Cultures, and Opportunities, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$21.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-93741-4