Sep 19, 2021  
Ohio University Graduate Catalog 2015-2017 
    
Ohio University Graduate Catalog 2015-2017 [Archived Catalog]

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EDCS 6010 - Education & Cultural Diversity



Examines the historical and contemporary issues of diversity in education. Schools and classrooms do not exist in a socio-political vacuum. Premised on how education has been and continues to be a site, if not a tool, for power and privilege as well as resistance and social justice. In addition to leading students through a self-examination of their own assumptions and beliefs surrounding diversity, explores historical events and legal cases related to diverse students in schools; theories of identity and culture and how these theories impact constructions of diversity and multicultural education; and strategies for effectively engaging issues of diversity in educational contexts. Offers an opportunity to engage in diversity education in the larger community through a service learning experience.

Requisites

Credit Hours: 4.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.

Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 seminar

Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I



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