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Call for Chapters: Implementing Culturally Responsive Practices in Education

Editors

Tricia Crosby-Cooper National University

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: August 12, 2019
Full Chapters Due: October 25, 2019
Submission Date: February 2, 2020

Introduction

Over the past 20-years, students from diverse backgrounds (African American, Latino/a, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American, and Bi/multi-racial) attending public schools has increased. At the same time, students attending public school who are learning English and are from a lower economic background has also been on the rise. With this increase of student diversity in the educational system, there is a need for cultural responsiveness. Cultural responsiveness, or culturally responsive practices help to break down barriers that may cause or contribute to academic, behavioral, social emotional, and/or mental health difficulties demonstrated by students. Implementing culturally responsive practices increases equitable education opportunities for all students.

Objective

This book will be written to help educators increase their knowledge and skill set to obtain a better understanding of working with students from different cultural, linguistic, and economic backgrounds. Topics in this book will allow educators to obtain a deeper understanding of the current issues with proposed interventions regarding cultural responsiveness and how to best support the students with whom they work.

Target Audience

The target audience for this book will consist of professionals, and educators working in the educational field such as psychologists, counselors, behavioral specialists, teachers,mental health professionals, and administrators. This book will provide evidence-based information, interventions, and supports for educators that can be utilized in a school setting.

Recommended Topics

Behavioral supports and interventions
Mental health services and supports
Counseling practices
Teaching practices
Assessments and interventions
Social justice
Literature


Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before August 12, 2019, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by September 11, 2019 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by October 25, 2019, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Trust in Knowledge Management and Systems in Organizations. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager.


Publisher

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2020.

Important Dates

August 12, 2019: Proposal Submission Deadline
September 11, 2019: Notification of Acceptance
October 25, 2019: Full Chapter Submission
December 8, 2019: Review Results Returned
January 19, 2020: Final Acceptance Notification
February 2, 2020: Final Chapter Submission


Inquiries

Tricia Crosby-Cooper
tcrosbycooper@nu.edu


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