EDU 225 Diversity and Multicultural Education

This course is designed to increase sensitivity to multiplicity of social differences and power relations in complex and pluralistic U.S. education and society.  By helping students acquire a critical understanding and appreciation of processes of diversity (cultural, racial, ethnic, socio-political, ability and gender) this course is designed to honor and empower the diverse experiences , knowledge and identities students and their communities bring into schools.  Therefore, the course is committed to transformative democratic models of learning as well as educators who advocate for equity in education who provide practical educational conceptualizations to foster equitable, inclusive and multicultural learning for all learners.  Three lecture hours per week.  Competency met:  Global Awareness(5.2), Multicultural Perspective (5.3), Social Phenomenon (5.4) 3 credits  Fall, Spring

3 credits
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