Jul 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 1111 - Education within Diverse Communities

Credits: 3

Description: This course is designed to increase awareness of the diverse contexts in which elementary education is situated, given our global society. Cultural and individual variances, including sociocultural factors such as language, gender, and socioeconomic status, are investigated in order to develop respect for all elementary students, families, and school communities. The course includes examining institutional policies and practices as well as personal attitudes and beliefs that influence what occurs in elementary schools. The role of the teacher/educator in equity-oriented education is explored.

University Requirement(s): Ethnic Studies & Social Justice

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