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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDU 380 - Culturally Relevant Teaching


2009-2010 Catalog Year

Culturally relevant teaching combines an examination of the cultural and socioeconomic influences on teaching and learning with a commitment to challenging social (and educational )injustice. In this course, candidates make use of common experiences to examine the social/cultural (and political and economic) characteristics of educational settings. Candidates examine social structures of race, class, gender (dis)ability, and sexuality which create dominate and subordinate groups, privileging some and denying opportunity to others.

PREREQ: EDU 301
COREQ: None
OFFERED: Fall, Spring
NOTE: Candidates identify obvious and subtle individual, institutional , and cultural actions that perpetuate social structures.
CREDIT: 3