EDLE 701 - Cultural Diversity in American Schools
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
This course focuses on issues of diversity, oppression and social justice. It is designed to prepare doctoral candidates to be knowledgeable of people’s biases based on race, ethnicity, culture, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, social and economic status, political ideology, disability and how these contribute to discrimination and oppression. The course addresses the origins, concepts, principles, and trends in multicultural education. It provides candidates with an understanding of multicultural education as an instructional concept, educational reform movement, and systemic process.This course will have an emphasis on cultural diversity and social justice in the K12 setting.
Prerequisite: Must be admitted to the EDD degree program.
EDLE 700, EDLE 706, and EDLE 721
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