Diversity and Education
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Goals: To understand the educational implications of cultural diversity: class, disability, gender, language, race/ethnicity, and sexual orientation. To design means of creating a positive classroom climate that enhances learning of all students. To understand the contributions to society by persons of color and other historically underrepresented groups. Approved by the Minnesota Department of Education as satisfying the Education 521 Human Relations requirement. Content: Principles for building self-esteem in students; communication skills for creating a positive classroom climate; the nature, cause, and effects of prejudice; contributions to society by persons of color and other historically underrepresented groups; methods for designing multicultural curriculum units. Taught: Fall and spring terms. Co-Requisite: EDU 3500: LAB: Diversity and Education Prerequisites: (EDU 1150 or EDU 3150) AND (EDU 1250 or EDU 3250) Note: Clinical Requirement: EDU 3500: LAB: Diversity and Education during which student complete a 20-hour required clinical in a local school. Students who transfer in the equivalent of the course content without clinical experiences should see the Program Coordinator to enroll in a 1-credit Independent Study to earn the course equivalency. Credits: 4
Basford, Letitia, "EDU3500-UB.Diversity and Education.Sp14.Basford,Letitia" (2014). Syllabi. 7847.