Catalog 2016-2017 
    Mar 19, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 140 Diversity in Education

3 credits
Students will explore social justice issues and build cultural competency in an educational setting.  Students will examine in depth the historical and current impact of children’s, teachers’, and families’ cultural context in our schools.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  and ABED 046  or placement scores.

Quarters Offered: Summer

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Intercultural Appreciation.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify and define appropriate terminology in multicultural education
  • Describe and critically evaluate and communicate the social, political and cultural origins and manifestations of racism, classism, sexism, heterosexism/homophobia, ableism, and ageism in the current education system
  • Identify and critically analyze the cultural contexts that have shaped the student’s experiences as well as those of the children and families served in the educational setting
  • Explain the impact of bias on the healthy growth and development of all children
  • Define and describe the following approaches: anti-bias, multicultural, culturally relevant, and bilingual/bicultural
  • Design, assess, and adjust a culturally relevant anti-bias curriculum