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Examining the terminology of race issues in assessments for international exchange students

Heron, Gavin and Pilkington, Kevin (2009) Examining the terminology of race issues in assessments for international exchange students. International Social Work, 52 (3). pp. 387-399. ISSN 0020-8728

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Abstract

This study examined assignments by students from a university in Scotland and a university in the USA, and explored the terminology used by student when referring to race issues in assignments linked to practice. The findings suggest the terminology of race issues in assessments may be inappropriate for students because they allow racism to be marginalized from practice or presented in a way that conveys little analysis.