by Angela (Xiaochen) Zhang
Ph.D. student – University of Florida
1. Develop a cultural responsive knowledge base
- Discard inaccurate stereotypes
- Know your students
2. Converting cultural knowledge into relevant curricula
3. Demonstrating cultural caring
- Match learning styles
- Connect communication styles to learning goals
- Be concrete
- Enhance performance measurement
4. Delivery: Multiculturalize instructional practice
- Incorporate a variety of teaching strategies
• Martin, J.N. & Nakayama, T.K. (2010). Intercultural Communication in Contexts. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
· Gay, G. (2000). Culturally responsive teaching: theory research and practice. New York: Teachers College Press.
· Lusting, M.W. & Koester, L.G. (1999). Intercultural competence (3rd ed.). Menlo Park, CA: Longman.
· Mackeachie, W.J. & Svinicki, M. (2006). McKeachie’s Teaching Tips. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Company.
· Martin, J.N. & Nakayama, T.K. (2010). Intercultural Communication in Contexts. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
· Powell, R.G. & Caseau, D. (2004). Classroom communication and diversity: enhancing instructional practice. Mahwah, NJ: L. Erlbaum Associates.
Angela Zhang is a student in Mass Communication Teaching.