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This is a list of hyperlinks to online resources that directly focus on issues of diversity. These sites provide more in-depth hyperlinks, classroom materials, databases, and on-going research. If you have any to add to the list, please email Julie with a description and the link.

This link connects readers to the National Education Association’s diversity resources page. Eleven different links are provided along with a synopsis of what each new page entails. Information can be found on The Civil Rights Project, Culturally Responsive Teaching, Diverse Schools: “Skewing Myths About Diverse Schools,” Diversity Calendar, Diversity Web, Education Teachers for Diversity, Equity and Diversity Resources, Glossary of Terms Related to Judaism, Multicultural Education and Ethnic Groups: Selected Internet Sources, Reading Resources: Celebrate Reading 365 Days a Year – Multicultural Web Resources, and Tolerance.org’s Resources for Teachers, Administrators, and Counselors.

This link connects to the Inclusive classrooms page on the Teaching Effective Program Web site. The page provides a model teachers can follow to more effectively teach to a diverse student body. The model has four phases: Students: Know Who They Are, Teaching Methods: How We Teach, Instructor: Know Oneself, and Course Content: What We Teach. All of which encourage teachers to better understand their students and themselves as teachers. Once they know who they and their students are the model provides them a way to tailor their teaching styles to fit the individual student’s needs.

The Achieving Excellence in Multicultural Instruction Web page provides a link to Sample Syllabi. This page includes syllabi from Michigan State University and other institutions of higher learning. All the syllabi are catered toward teaching diversity courses or incorporating diversity in courses where diversity is not the subject of the course.

This link connects to the University of Maryland Diversity Database page. The database was created to promote campus-wide diversity. The page provides six different links at the campus, local, national, and international levels, which provide academic material relating to diversity. The links are: General Diversity Resources, Diversity Reference Resources, Issues Specific Resources, Institutional Diversity Initiatives, About the Diversity Database, and Diversity Related Syllabi.

This link connects to the Center for Faculty Excellence at the University of North Carolina. The purpose of the Center for Faculty Excellence is to enable faculty members to maintain their standard of excellence and academic dexterity with the assistance of the center. The center provides resources in instruction and mentoring, support and guidance for funding and taking on research initiatives, and advice and training for faculty members wishing to acquire leadership positions across campus. The page provides information on these areas of interest through the three main links at the top of the page: teaching, research, and leadership.

This link connects to Penn State’s Multicultural Enhanced Learning for Diversity Database. The database provides the opportunity for the faculty and staff to access and contribute resources that explore differing cultural, international, gender, and lifestyle perspectives. The media type, the diversity issue, the resource type, and the subject are the fields that can be searched within the database. By offering these varying perspectives to the students, the faculty is preparing them to be competent and competitive employers in the world marketplace.

This link connects to the American Association of Colleges and Universities Diversity Web page, specifically the section on Diversity Innovations: Curriculum Change. The page provides over a dozen different podcasts all of which focus on integrating and teaching diversity and inclusion in the classroom, teaching cultural literacy, and preparing students for a changing world in the digital age. The page also provides links on diversity requirement models, general education requirements, advanced U.S. and global pluralism courses, transformed courses within the disciplines, and interdisciplinary programs.

This link connects to the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication Diversity Database. It is a searchable database of scholars, researchers, and investigators who focus on issues affecting diversity in media and mass communication. Searches can be done by keywords, by searching journals or abstracts, or by clicking on the alphabetical lists of scholars.

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s Department of Journalism has a listing of diversity activities for spring 2009. The page also includes activities and awards sponsored by the journalism department and the Women’s Center such as the Speaker Series on Minorities and Women in Journalism and the Multicultural Media Awards. The literature department provides the school’s policy on diversity along with a listing of classes to be taught in the spring, which focus on cultural and diversity issues.

This link connects to The Center for Teaching Enhancement Web site, specifically the communications bibliography page. The link includes reference citations for works relating to gender, race, and ethnicity within the communications field. Links to other fields of study and areas of interest can be found on the Index of all bibliographies page.

This link connects to Brigham Young University’s Web page on diversity and unity curriculum. The page explains what multiculturalism is, why multiculturalism is important, what multiculturalism curriculum is, why multiculturalism curriculum is important, and how to create multiculturalism curriculum through a five-step process. More links are provided at the bottom of the page relating to multiculturalism curriculum and a link to the Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence.

This link connects to ASU's database for diversity research. The site provides more than 400 abstracts that clearly and concisely summarize the available literature on racial and ethnic diversity and journalism. In addition, the database includes research and writings about the role and portrayals of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in journalism.

This link connects to the home page of Diversity Watch, which is a Web site through Ryerson University School of Journalism in Canada. The Web site was conceived with the idea that ignorance, not racism, is the reason for stereotypical coverage of minorities in the news. The goal of the Web site is to provide journalistic resources that cover ethnocultural and religious communities and provide sources, story ideas, etc. to assist journalists. The hope is that journalists will achieve better coverage of diversity.

This link connects to the Fisher College of Business Diversity Bibliography Web site. The page provides links to sources that discuss diversity issues within the business field. The page has specific business field links such as: general, accounting, finance/banking, management, marketing, reference, and books. In addition to the sources being sorted by the business field they are also alphabetized by author.

This link connects to the Diversity Disconnects: From Class Room to News Room Web site. The page provides the culmination of two years of research about journalism education and newsrooms integrating diversity curriculum. The research was compiled into a report that is provided on the page along with findings from a national survey of broadcast and print newsroom that explored their intellectual curriculum.

This link connects to the Society of Professional Journalists’ page on diversity tips and tools. The page has a daily-featured story and then on the right and left hand sides of the page there are numerous links. All the links on the left hand side are all diversity links, which include: stories, a diversity sourcebook, a diversity toolbox, a diversity-teaching plan, anti-profiling guides, a diversity committee link, a message board, etc.

This link connects to the National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications Web site. The association educates, advocates, and empowers through its 17 nationwide chapters. The association contains members from all ethnicities and cultures who are employed in the media and communications fields. There are links at the top of the page which are: about, membership, professional development, events, research, newsletters, chapters, job bank, corporate initiatives, foundation, support NAMIC.

This link connects to the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association’s Web site. The purpose of the organization is to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues within the media. The left hand side of the page contains links that provide additional information about the organization, links to resources, programs, chapters, awards, etc.

This link connects to the National Association of Minority Media Executives Web site. It is an organization of minority executives working in media-related fields. The page contains information about training seminars, a career center to search for jobs, featured articles, book reviews, news briefs, etc.

This link connects to the South Asian Journalists Association’s Web site. SAJA is a networking and resource forum for journalists of South Asian origin and journalists interested in South Asia or the South Asian Diaspoa. The top of the page provides links about membership, programs, resources, support, events, etc.

This link connects to the CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California. The purpose of this organization is to promote diversity in the news media by encouraging scholarships and educational programs for Latinos who want to work in the news media. The page provides job links, resources, and membership information.

This link connects to The Association for Women in Communications’ Web site. It is an organization of professional women in the communications fields that promotes the advancement of women across the communications realm. Information on careers, sponsor/advertisers, membership, etc. is provided.

This link connects to the National Federation of Press Women. It is an organization of women in the media who promote professional development. The organization offers conferences, insurance, newsletters, networking, etc. Information on resources, news links, competitions, conferences, etc. can be accessed on this page.