May 27, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 [Archived Catalog]

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EDCS 3010 - Education and Cultural Diversity


Public schools are the life-blood of a democracy. One measure of their success is how well they educate all children, regardless of race, class, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, family configuration, language and religion. Observes, analyzes and reflects on classroom instruction and learning in a culturally diverse environment and society. Explores the cultural, social, and historical dimensions of education as they relate to a diversity. Examines the cultural and historical context of domination and exploitation in the U.S.; the self as an anti-bias educator, and the curriculum and pedagogy in an anti-bias classroom. Utilizes discussion drawn from lectures, readings, film, and the stories of students and classroom educators. Field service learning component as part of course assignments so that students have an opportunity to engage in multicultural education and interact with diverse peoples.

Requisites: Teacher Candidacy and (Jr or Sr)
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I



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