Addressing Cultural Diversity Issues in Higher Education


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A collection of different cultures existing together in one larger culture is referred to as:

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1. A tendency to prefer one thing over others, often with negative consequences, is known as which of the following?

2. Which of the following influences a person's comfort with new culturally diverse environments?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Feel confident that you understand the issues that can arise in diverse higher education environments. This quiz and worksheet take an in-depth look at your understanding of culture, diversity and the materials used in classes. Answer multiple-choice questions by selecting the option that represents the correct answer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Different cultures co-existing in one larger culture
  • The preference of one thing above others
  • Effect on a person's comfort zone within new environments
  • Materials and subjects included in classes
  • Familiar examples from culture

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet make it easy for you to practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about culturally diverse environments in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the tendency to prefer one thing over others
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding different cultures existing together and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson associated with this worksheet and quiz is called Addressing Cultural Diversity Issues in Higher Education. Review this lesson to better understand the following:

  • How exposure to diversity can help college students
  • Challenges of diversity
  • Approaches to creating open and positive environments for students
  • Ways to increase participation among minority students