Teacher Education

Multicultural Education for Secondary Education

Multicultural Education for Secondary Education
Prepare teacher candidates with skills and dispositions to recognize, critique, and respond to equitable learning environments for all students. Explicit attention will be given to race, social class, gender, sexuality, ability, ethnicity, language, religion, and sociocultural diversity.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining SC ED 353
Course Outcomes: 

Cultural Identities

Examine and understand the various dimensions of cultural identity, including one's own, and apply this knowledge to through a process of reflection.

Effects of Culture on Learning and Teaching

Acknowledge the dynamics of culture and diversity in school success and teachers' teaching. This includes recognizing and overcoming deficit thinking.

Critical Dispositions

Recognize and use a personal moral spiritual framework. Demonstrate a willingness to engage in self-critique and exploration, developing meekness, comittment to advocacy, and lifelong habits of reflection about self, others and institutions. Exploring frames of reference, ways of knowing, culture, gender, sexuality, race and ethnicty, language abilities, immigration, social class, poverty, potential bias in theses frames and

Inclusive Civic Engagement

Learn to appreciate and value differences. Recognize how diversity enriches opportunities for learning and engagement in the various communities they participate.

Recognize Privilege and Inequity

Recognize and acknowledge racism, discrimination and other forms of inequity and privilege in themselves, in others, and within institutions.

Theoretical Frameworks

Recognize and use a personal moral spiritual framework along with principles and concepts of social science to guide educational accomplishments for diverse learners.