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Human Relations And Multiculturalism For Educators

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This course emphasizes the practical application of human relations and multiculturalism in the educational setting. The focus is on building an awareness of diversity, relating effectively with all groups in a pluralistic society, and building respect for human dignity and individual rights. Dealing with dehumanizing biases and translating knowledge of human relations into techniques that result in positive experiences for students is also emphasized.

This graduate-level course is 4 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 4 weeks

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    Serving Diverse Students and Families

    • Analyze elements of culturally responsive teaching and the value to a diverse population.
    • 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.

    Supporting Diversity and Multicultural Education

    • Describe how educators can deal with dehumanizing biases and the effect such biases have on interpersonal relations and instructional materials.
    • 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.

    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.
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