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Opening Eyes onto Inclusion and Diversity

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Susan Carter, Toowoomba, Australia

Lindy Abawi, Toowoomba, Australia

Jill Lawrence, Toowoomba, Australia

Copyright Year: 2019

ISBN 13: 9780648769804

Publisher: University of Southern Queensland

Language: English

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Reviewed by Eugenia Lambert, Professor, Director of Leadership Studies, Marshall University on 10/8/22

The book reaches into all corners of diversity, not just cultural or physical. The reader is reminded that there are many diversities among us and that the educational environment often accentuates differences rather than homogenizes them. read more

Reviewed by Tyanne Bailey, Director of Teacher Education, Assistant Professor of Education, Huntington University on 6/24/22

Although the text explores a wide variety of concepts related to inclusion and diversity, it seems to not be exhaustive. It does, however, provide an effective index. read more

Table of Contents

  1. Introducing the key ideas
  2. Differing childhoods: Transgressing boundaries through thinking differently
  3. Celebrating diversity: Focusing on inclusion
  4. Opening eyes onto diversity and inclusion in early childhood education
  5. Fostering first year nurses’ inclusive practice: A key building black for patient centred care
  6. Positioning ourselves in multicultural education: Opening our eyes to culture
  7. Creating an inclusive school for refugees and students with English as a second language or dialect
  8. Opening eyes to vision impairment: Inclusion is just another way of seeing
  9. Setting the scene: The importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural perspectives in education (the danger of the single story)
  10. Conclusion

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  • About the Book

    Susan Carter; Professor Lindy-Anne Abawi; Professor Jill Lawrence; Associate Professor Charlotte Brownlow; Renee Desmarchelier; Melissa Fanshawe; Kathryn Gilbey; Michelle Turner; and Jillian Guy

    About the Contributors


    Susan Carter, Lecturer Education BELA – SoLASE

    Lindy Abawi, Co-Head of School of Education, Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts (BELA)

    Jill Lawrence, Head of School of Humanities and Communication, Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts (BELA)

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