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Diversity In The Classroom

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AED 204 focuses on developing understanding of cultural diversity concepts in education, as well as on developing understanding of implications for learning and instruction. Students read about and discuss issues related to educational equity and multiculturalism. Students connect these perspectives to instructional strategies that may be used in the classroom.

This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 9 weeks

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    At-Risk Students

    • Determine the factors that help identify at-risk students.
    • Recognize signs of  abuse, drug use, and suicidal tendencies in students.

    Creating a Multicultural Environment

    • Determine the criteria for assessing bias and stereotypes conveyed in educational materials.
    • Identify teaching strategies that recognize and promote cultural diversity.
    • Discuss the need for creating a climate of acceptance and caring.

    Supporting Students with Special Needs

    • Identify laws affecting equal inclusion.
    • Determine the demographic representation in special education classes.
    • Infer the impact of equal inclusion for all students on the regular classroom.

    Diversity in Education

    • Compare the impact of the belief systems within the educational setting.
    • Identify the role of the First Amendment in education.

    A Multicultural Environment

    • Identify the obstacles to equality in education.
    • Define the importance of cultural identity.
    • Identify the characteristics of a multicultural school environment.

    Socioeconomic Status

    • Identify the social factors that impact educational equality.
    • Recognize implications of socioeconomic status in education.

    Addressing Ethnic Diversity

    • Discuss current laws related to educational diversity.
    • Apply strategies to incorporate tolerance and sensitivity toward diversity in instructional practices.
    • Assess how ethnicity influences behavior, attitudes, and values.

    Language and Diversity

    • Analyze the impact of language ability on assessment strategies.
    • Discuss the impact of language diversity on instruction.
    • Recognize the legal and ethical issues confronting the education of English Language Learners.

    Cultural Influences on Gender

    • Identify strategies for addressing sexual harassment amongst students.
    • Recognize signs of gender discrimination and stereotyping in an educational setting.
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