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Human Relations And Multiculturalism For Educators
This graduate-level course is 4 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Supporting Diversity and Multicultural Education
- Identify elements of the “hidden curriculum” and how it affects a diverse student population.
- Discuss the political issues that support and negate the role of schools in promoting multiculturalism.
- Describe how educators can deal with dehumanizing biases and the effect such biases have on interpersonal relations and instructional materials.
Basics of Human Relations and Multicultural Education; Awareness and Understanding of Diverse Subgroups
- Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts and vocabulary associated with the study of human relations and multicultural education.
- Examine the characteristics of culture and the role it plays in education.
- Differentiate between assimilation, cultural pluralism, and multiculturalism, and the importance of each in education.
- Demonstrate awareness and understanding of the values, lifestyles, contributions, and history of subgroups in our pluralistic society.
- Identify ways to relate effectively to other individuals and various subgroups other than one’s own.
Racism, Classism, Sexism, Heterosexism, and Ableism
- Demonstrate an understanding of human diversity and individual rights.
- Recognize dehumanizing biases, such as racism, classism, sexism, heterosexism, ableism, prejudice, and discrimination, and the effect such biases have on interpersonal relations.
- Analyze the ways in which dehumanizing biases may be reflected in instructional materials.
Serving Diverse Students and Families
- Examine federal and state civil rights legislation that affects students.
- Translate knowledge of human relations into attitudes, skills, and techniques that will result in favorable learning experiences for students.
- Analyze elements of culturally responsive teaching and the value to a diverse population.
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