Multiculturalism in the Classroom

Anita Nahal, Ph.D. et al

March 8, 2005

Video Segments

  1. An international perspective on teaching in South East Asia
  2. Thirty years of teaching about Africa at an HBCU
  3. Teaching about Spain to students in the US
  4. A South Asian teaching comparative studies at an HBCU

Abstract

How can teachers and students negotiate cultural differences when they are of different races or nationalities? For instance, what happens (1) when faculty who are not African American teach at historically black universities, (2) when African American faculty teach multicultural classes, or (3) when faculty teach abroad? Coming from different countries and ethnic backgrounds, four Howard University professors present their perspectives on such issues during this guest panel on teaching in a multicultural classroom.

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