Care and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Online Settings

Care and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Online Settings

Lydia Kyei-Blankson (Illinois State University, USA), Joseph Blankson (Ohio Northern University, USA) and Esther Ntuli (Idaho State University, USA)
Release Date: April, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 423
ISBN13: 9781522578024|ISBN10: 1522578021|EISBN13: 9781522578031|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7802-4

Description

Due to the recent increase in digital education technologies, online education classes have been experiencing a popularity increase among students worldwide. As classroom diversity continues to expand, instructors grapple with strategies to create caring and culturally responsive educational environments to increase student engagement irrespective of their demographic composition.

Care and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Online Settings is a collection of innovative research on the incorporation of culturally sensitive teaching practices in online classrooms and how these methods have had an impact on student learning. Contributed by education experts from the USA, UK, and more, this publication provides comprehensive coverage on topics including faculty teaching, restorative justice, nontraditional students, and more, making it a valuable resource for instructors, researchers, instructional designers, administrators, policymakers, and students seeking current research on online educators incorporating care and culturally responsive pedagogy.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Educator Preparation
  • Faculty Teaching
  • Higher Education
  • Instructional Disengagement
  • Nontraditional Students
  • Psychological Distress
  • Restorative Justice
  • Special Education Learning
  • Training Stratagems

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Lydia Kyei-Blankson is a faculty member at Illinois State University. Dr. Lydia Kyei-Blankson has expertise in research methods, applied statistics, and psychometrics. She teaches graduate courses in research methods and statistics at Illinois State University. Her research interests investigate the underlying factors associated with student academic achievement. She is especially interested in technology use in education to improve student learning and achievement and has co-authored a number of articles in this area.
Joseph Blankson is the Educational Technology Manager at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. Dr. Blankson has extensive experience in supporting innovative curriculum development, including integration of technologies into higher education programs. He has designed and facilitated numerous professional development activities in the use of educational technologies, online/hybrid course design and provided instructional development services particularly with Learning Management Systems for faculty, staff and students. He has also taught educational technology courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Joseph has particular interest in using emerging technologies to promote excellence in teaching and learning, the design of web-based instruction and faculty development in the use of technology for teaching and learning.
Esther Ntuli is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching and Educational Studies at Idaho State University (ISU). Her expertise and training is in curriculum and instruction, early childhood education, and instructional technology. Dr. Ntuli teaches undergraduate instructional technology courses, and early childhood/elementary undergraduate and graduate courses at ISU. Her research interest focuses on technology use and practice in early childhood instruction, teacher education, assessment, and culturally responsive education.