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fall 2012

lecture

  • Cultural Competency: Connecting w/ Fam. - EDU506 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Deborah Miller
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    THUR
    Time:
    8:00AM-9:50AM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B3
    Max Participants:
    2

    This course is designed to prepare future educators to be effective, culturally conscious instructors in multi-cultural classrooms. Such topics will be covered as the meaning of culture, prejudice, racism, ethnicity, pluralism, and assimilation, as well as exploring the general history of multi-culturalism in the United States. Specific minorities such as African-Americans, Latinos, Asians, Native Americans and Arab Americans will also be examined, as well as looking at gender and socio-economics as factors influencing the classroom. We will look at the relationship between culture and education, and learn how to design curriculum that is culturally sensitive and inclusive.