Post navigation

Teaching a Diverse Student Body: Practical Strategies for Enhancing our Students’ Learning

Works Cited


Adams, Maruianne, Lee Anne Bell and Pat Griffin. Ed. Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice. NY; London: Routledge, 1997.

Angelo, Thomas A., and K. Patricia Cross. Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993.

Arnone, Michael. “Clamping Down on Student-Visa Fraud.” The Chronicle of Higher Education 49, 9 May 2003, A23.

Astin, Alexander W. What Matters in College? Four Critical Years Revisited. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993.

Astin, Alexander W. Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning. Washington, D.C.: American Association for Higher Education, 1992.

Banks, James A. Cultural Diversity and Education: Foundations, Curriculum, and Teaching. 4th ed. Boston; London: Allyn & Bacon, 2001.

Barnett, Marva A., Marjorie S. Linder, and Sigrid Anderson. Ed. Teaching at the University of Virginia: A Handbook for Faculty and Teaching Assistants. Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 2001.

Belenky, Mary F., et al. Women’s Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice, and Mind. New York: Harper, 1986.

Blair, James C. “Front-Row Seating is Not Enough for Classroom Listening.” In How the Student with Hearing Loss Can Succeed in College: A Handbook for Students, Families, and Professionals, (Washington, D.C: Bell, 1990), 69-82.

Bogart, Susan K., Lori J. Eidelman, and Carolyn L. Kujawa. “Helping Learning-Disabled Students in College.” Education Digest (1988): 48-51.

Brookfield, Stephen and Stephen Preskill. Discussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for Democratic Classrooms. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999.

Chism, Nancy Van Note, Jamie Cano and Anne S. Pruitt. “Teaching in a Diverse Environment: Knowledge and Skills Needed by TAs.” In Teaching Assistant Training in the 1990s. New Directions for Teaching and Learning 39 (1989): 23-35.

Christenson, C. Roland. The Art of Discussion Leading: Videotape. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Collett, Jonathan. “Reaching African-American Students in the Classroom.” In To Improve the Academy: Resources for Student Faculty and Institutional Development. (Stillwater, OK: New Forums, 1990), 177-88.

Cuseo, Joseph. “Cooperative Learning: A Pedagogy for Diversity.” Cooperative Learning 13 (3) (1993): 6-9.

Frye, Marilyn. “The Possibility of Feminist Theory.” In Theoretical Perspectives on Sexual Difference, (New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1990), 174-84.

Goldberger, Nancy R. “Cultural Imperatives and Diversity in Ways of Knowing.” In Knowledge, Difference and Power: Essays inspired by Women’s Ways of Knowing, (New York: Basic Books, 1996), 335-371.

Gordon, Michael and Shelby Keiser. Ed. Accommodations in Higher Education under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): A No-Nonsense Guide for Clinicians, Educators, Administrators, and Lawyers. DeWitt, NY: GSI Publications, 2000.

Haberman, M. “Selecting and Preparing Culturally Competent Teachers for Urban Schools.” In Handbook of Research on Teacher Education. 2nd ed., (New York: Macmillian, 1996), 747-801.

Hall, Roberta M., and Bernice R. Sandler. The Classroom Climate: A Chilly One for Women? Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges, 1982.

How Schools Shortchange Girls: A Study of Major Findings on Girls and Education. Researched by the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women. Wash., DC: AAUW Educational Foundation-National Education Association, 1992.

Irvine, J.J. Black Students and School Failure: Policies, Practices and Prescriptions. New York: Praeger, 1990.

Jacobson, Jennifer. “Foreign-Student Enrollment Stagnates.” The Chronicle of Higher Education 50 (2003): A1.

Johnson, David W., Roger T. Johnson and Karl A. Smith. Active Learning: Cooperation in the College Classroom. Edina, MN: Interaction. 1991.

Johnson, David W. and Roger T. Johnson. “What We Know About Cooperative Learning at the College Level.” Cooperative Learning 13 (1993): 17-18.

Know Your Rights on Campus: A Guide on Racial Profiling, and Hate Crime for International Students in the United States. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Civil Rights Project, 2003.

Kramarae, Cheris and Paula A. Treichler. “Power Relationships in the Classroom.” In Language and Power, (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000), 228-241.

Krupnick, Catherine G. “Women and Men in the Classroom: Inequality and Its Remedies.” On Teaching and Learning 1 (1985): 18-25.

Lakoff, Robin Tolmach. Talking Power: The Politics of Language. New York: HarperCollins, 1990.

Levine, Arthur, and Jeanette S. Cureton. When Hope and Fear Collide: A Portrait of Today’s College Student. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998.

Light, Richard. The Harvard Assessment Seminars: Explorations with Students and Faculty about Teaching, Learning, and Student Life. First Report. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1990.

Mangrum, Charles. “Teaching Learning Disabled Students in the College Classroom.” In College and the Learning Disabled Student: Program Development, Implementation, and Selection, (Philadelphia: Harcourt, 1988), 200-07.

Palke, Connie Logan. “Specific Disability Categories: An Overview.” In Support Programs in Higher Education for Students with Disabilities, (Gaithersburg, MD: 1991), 7-15.

“Report Sees Widening of College Gender Gap.” The Chronicle of Higher Education 49 (2003): A30.

Rosser, Sue V. Female-Friendly Science: Applying Women’s Studies Methods and Theories to Attract Students. New York: Pergamon, 1990.

Sanders, Bernice Resnick, Lisa A. Silverberg and Roberta M. Hall.1996. The Chilly Classroom Climate: a Guide to Improve the Education of Women. Washington, DC: National Assn. for Women in Education.

Sadker, Myra and David Sadker. “Confronting Sexism in the College Classroom.” In Gender in the Classroom: Power and Pedagogy, (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990), 176-87.

Sadker, Myra and David Sadker. “Sexism in the Classroom: From Grade School to Graduate School.” Phi Delta Kappan 67 (1986): 512-15.

Sadker, Myra and David Sadker. “Sexism in the Schoolroom of the 80s.” Psychology Today (1985): 54-57.

Schmidt, Marlin R, and Hazel Z. Sprandel. “Characteristics of Dyslexic Persons.” In Helping the Learning Disabled Student. New Directions for Student Services 18 (1982): 29.

Seeling, Shari. “Suggestions for College Faculty.” In A College Guide for LD Service Providers, (Brooklyn, NY: Long Island University, 1987)

Smith, Diane and Jessamy Brown. 2003. International Students Continue to Feel Effects of Sept. 11. Fort Worth Star Telegram, 18 September, national edition.

Tannen, Deborah. You Just Don’t Understand: Women and Men in Conversation. New York: Ballentine, 1990.

Tobias, Sheila. They’re Not Dumb, They’re Different: Stalking the Second Tier (An Occasional Paper on Neglected Problems in Science Education). Tucson, AZ: Research Co., 1990.

Tatum, Beverly Daniel. “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” and Other Conversations about Race. New York: Perseus, 1997.

Tips for Teachers: Encouraging Students in a Racially Diverse Classroom. [updated 18 March 2002; cited 25 March 2004]. Available from

Tips for Teachers: Sensitivity to Women in the Contemporary Classroom. [updated 18 March 2002; cited 25 March 2004]. Available from

Warren, Lee. “Class in the Classroom.” Teaching Excellence 10 (1998-1999).

Warren, Lee. “Teaching Opportunities in Hot Moments.” NEA Advocate Online, October 2000. Available from:

Watson, Lemuel, et al. How Minority Students Experience College: Implications for Planning and Policy. Sterling, VA: Stylus, 2002.

Weaver, G.R. “Communication and Conflict in the Multicultural Classroom.” Adult Learning 6 (1995): 23-24.

Wlodkowski, Raymond and Margery Ginsberg. Diversity & Motivation: Culturally Responsive Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995.

Zeichner, K. M. and K. Hoeft. “Teacher Socialization for Cultural Diversity.” In Handbook of Research on Teacher Education, 2nd ed. (New York: Macmillian, 1996), 525-547.