2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 610 - Planning and Implementing Instruction for Diverse Learners

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

The course addresses the origins, concepts, trends and principles of multicultural education, equity and the conceptual framework on cultural diversity in relation to education. It also exposes the students to a critical conscious approach to dialogue as an effective method applicable to diversity across the curriculum. The topics will include concepts that facilitators of learning will need in order to skillfully, and effectively teach in a multicultural setting. Specific content areas to be covered will be the topology of American cultures and how the following aspects impact on the cultures: Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Sexual orientation, Physical condition and Age. The following concepts will be discussed as part of the conceptual framework on diversity, Ethnocentricity, Eurocentricity, Afrocentricity, Interculturality, Crossculturality, Group dynamics and organizational development. Discussions will focus on explication of the concepts and development of strategies for conflict resolution and situational leadership, thus enabling the facilitator of learning as a change agent to learn to appropriate actions in dealing with the contradictions that shape the education system from economic, social, political and psychological and philosophical aspects. (Fall and Spring)

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