EDU 507
Cultural Issues in Education
Online Course

EDU 507 Cultural Issues in Education

3 Semester Units

Cultural Issues in Education focuses on essential questions and theoretical concepts about becoming a multicultural educator. Specifically, this course will address the impact of diversity in education that goes beyond race to include gender, sexual orientation, poverty, class, and religion.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Examine the term multicultural education and its objectives.
  • Determine characteristics and strategies needed to be an effective multicultural educator.
  • Explore the impact of historical events and legislations on education; specifically, examine critical laws regarding education that have affected diverse groups of people.
  • Acquire an understanding of cultural identities and their influence on teaching and learning.
  • Assess student learning in a culturally responsible manner.
  • Propose ways to support learners on a schoolwide level.

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