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Educating About Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement: A Handbook for Student Affairs
"Gaduate school curricula provide the baseline knowledge for profes-sionals in the field of higher education and student affairs (HESA). Before beginning their careers, student affairs practitioners build their core competencies around a variety of relevant topics including, quite significantly, college student identity and diversity. ACPA–College Student Educators International (2018) offers an online syllabus clearinghouse as an open-access resource for faculty seeking to develop courses in HESA programs. Although 20 of the 29 clearinghouse syllabi that align with the courses discussed in this chapter mention religion, spirituality, or related top-ics, the type of inclusion ranges dramatically from a substantive element of a course, including readings, assignments, and discussions, to a mere mention of religion as one in a list of elements of student or campus diversity..."
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Small, Jenny L. and Barber, James P., "Adding Spirituality, Religious Diversity, and Interfaith Engagement to Student Affairs Courses" (2019). School of Education Book Chapters. 51.