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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECE 3615 - Teaching for Social Justice: Field Experience

Credits: 1

Prerequisite(s): ECE 2950

Corequisite(s): ECE 3610

Description: Students complete 45 hours working in schools that represent diverse communities of color and connect theory with practice. Students observe, reflect, and make journal entries on how power, privilege, and stereotypes impact and inform school culture. Students develop lesson plans using teaching strategies that ensure equity for all students. Students develop a deeper understanding of racism, sexism, classism, and other forms of oppression, as they work in diverse educational settings. Students engage in critical reflection of their own values, assumptions, learning styles, and teaching styles, and how these affect the learning environment for all students.

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