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Issues and Insights Occasional Papers

Each of the papers in this series is written by instructional staff – teaching assistants (graduate and undergraduate), lecturers, advisors, student affairs personnel, professional and administrative staff, and faculty – who are part of the University of Minnesota teaching community and who have been invited to share insights they have gained in pursuing questions, concerns, topics, issues related to multicultural teaching and learning.

For additional information about the series – including creating a paper for this series – contact Ilene Alexander ( at the Center for Teaching and Learning.

Currently Available Papers