Training Materials

On this page: Learn about training materials, including textbooks, that are part of SDSU's Cultural Proficiency Institute.


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 Education & Teacher Training Books

"Enhancing Cultural Competency in Educators: Culture Shapes Behaviors, Values, & Institutions" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck.

This book teaches participants to:

  • Define cultural competence
  • Discuss stages of cultural competence
  • Differentiate between cultural competence, cultural awareness and cultural sensitivity
  • Define stereotype, prejudice, ethnic identity & worldview
  • Explore tools for cultural self-assessment
  • Assess & evaluate own level of personal competence

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"Cultural Proficiency: A Field of Study" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck.

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"Cultural Proficiency: Building Cultural Knowledge I" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck.

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"Cultural Proficiency: Building Cultural Knowledge II" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck.

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"Cultural Proficiency: Educators in a Changing World" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck.

"A Guide for Developing Cultural Competency for Students in Higher Education – Student Reader" (Katrina) - by Dr. Tanis King Starck.

"The Road to Competency: A Cultural Competency Program for Student Leaders"  - by Dr. Tanis King Starck.

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"A Guide To Developing Cultural Competency For Students In Higher Education Advancing the Multicultural Curve On The College Campus RACE, CLASS and EQUALITY" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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"Guide to Developing Cultural Self Awareness for Students in Higher Education Summer" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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"Guide to Developing Cultural Competence for Students in Higher Education (Fall)" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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"Taking the 'Risk' Out of 'At-Risk' Students, Volume 1" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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"Taking the 'Risk' Out of 'At-Risk' Students, Volume 2" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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"Taking the 'Risk' Out of 'At-Risk' Students, Volume 3" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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Student Success Training Books

"Taking the 'Risk' Out of 'At-Risk' Students, Volume 1" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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"Taking the 'Risk' Out of 'At-Risk' Students, Volume 2" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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"Taking the 'Risk' Out of 'At-Risk' Students, Volume 3" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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"A Guide for Developing Cultural Competency for Students in Higher Education – Student Reader (Katrina)" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

College Textbooks & Workbooks

 

"A Guide To Developing Cultural Competency For Students In Higher Education Advancing the Multicultural Curve On The College Campus RACE, CLASS and EQUALITY" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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"Guide to Developing Cultural Self Awareness for Students in Higher Education Summer" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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"Guide to Developing Cultural Competence for Students in Higher Education (Fall)" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck. 

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Other Publications

"And Her Name Was Katrina: Life After The Storm" - by Dr. Tanis King Starck.

There is a lot you may know about Hurricane Katrina. We all remember the horrible images splashed across our television screens and on the front page of every newspaper. In this book And Her Name Was Katrina: Life After the Storm, Dr. Tanis King Starck methodically lays out the real story through the words of those who live it, through historical facts and through her own insights and emotions.
As a Hurricane Katrina survivor, it was important for Dr. Starck to find and tell the real story, put it in the proper context and ask the most important question how do we keep this from happening again?


This book will help you understand the challenges faced and will reveal to you the magnitude of its impact. And Her Name was Katrina will alter what you think you know about this disaster.

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"The Road to Competency: A Cultural Competency Program for Student Leaders"  - by Dr. Tanis King Starck.

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