EDUC 2120 Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts

Given the rapidly changing demographics in the state and the country, this course is designed to equip future teachers with the fundamental knowledge of understanding culture and teaching children from diverse backgrounds. Specifically, this course is designed to examine 1) the nature and function of culture; 2) the development of individual and group cultural identity; 3) definitions and implications of diversity, and 4) the influences of culture on learning, development, and pedagogy. A 10-hour field component is required.


3 credits

Lecture Hours

3 hours