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Course Details

Course Code: EDUC512 Course ID: 2789 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines issues relating to the skills that promote equal learning opportunities in the classroom, including effective approaches to working with colleagues, staff, parents, and students who are culturally, ethnically and socio- economically diverse. Interpersonal communication skills – to include speaking, listening, reading, and writing - and their effect on individuals, organizations, and communities will be discussed. Topics examined include ethnic, cultural, gender, class, religious, and linguistic diversity, as well as human exceptionality. The use of technology as an aid to effective communication will be presented. Laws and issues that have a bearing on curriculum and instruction for exceptional students will be examined.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 04/23/2023 January Winter 2023 Session A 16 Week session

Current Syllabi

  1. Analyze cultural diversity.
  2. Evaluate issues of racism, bias, and prejudice that impact the experiences of individuals and groups.
  3. Evaluate specific issues associated with culturally diverse students.
  4. Analyze strategies that encourage cultural awareness among students.
  5. Create learner centered environments that maximize the use of technology to increase academic outcomes for a diverse student population. (WVPTS: 1B1,1B2,1B3,1C3,2A1,2A3,2D2,3D3,3F1); ISTE:(1b,2c,3b,4b)
  6. Evaluate policy and curriculum that promotes cultural awareness and sensitivity among stakeholders.
NameGrade %
Discussions 32.00 %
Introductions 2.00 %
Week 1-2: Culture Multiculturalism and Diversity 2.00 %
Week 3-4: Homelessness in Our Schools 2.00 %
Week 3-4: McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act 2.00 %
Week 5-6: Racially or Ethnically Different Culture 2.00 %
Week 5-6: Cultural Responsiveness to Diverse Students 2.00 %
Week 7-8: Gender-Based or Sexually-Oriented Cultural Aspects 2.00 %
Week 7-8: SES-Based and Geographically-Orientated Cultural Aspects 2.00 %
Week 9-10: Communication Physical and Mentally-Oriented Cultural Aspects Related to Diversity of Age in Education 2.00 %
Week 9-10: Cultural Aspects of a Religious Group 2.00 %
Week 11-12: Other Cultural Groups 2.00 %
Week 11-12: Understanding Physical Mental Communicative and Trauma Disability Inclusion 2.00 %
Week 11-12: The Importance of Knowing your Students' Learning Styles 2.00 %
Week 13-14: Educations Response to Multiculturalism in Curriculum and Instruction 2.00 %
Week 13-14: Meeting the needs of Second Language Learners 2.00 %
Week 15-16: Technology and Diverse Learners 2.00 %
Learning Papers 20.00 %
Learning Paper 1: Racial Prejudices 6.67 %
Learning Paper 2: Kay Ann Taylor 6.67 %
Learning Paper 3: Other Cultural Groups 6.67 %
Analytical Research Paper 25.00 %
Analytical Research Paper 25.00 %
Field Experience Project 23.00 %
Field Experience Project 23.00 %
  1. Analyze cultural diversity.
  2. Evaluate issues of racism, bias, and prejudice that impact the experiences of individuals and groups.
  3. Evaluate specific issues associated with culturally diverse students.
  4. Analyze strategies that encourage cultural awareness among students.
  5. Create learner centered environments that maximize the use of technology to increase academic outcomes for a diverse student population. (WVPTS: 1B1,1B2,1B3,1C3,2A1,2A3,2D2,3D3,3F1); ISTE:(1b,2c,3b,4b)
  6. Evaluate policy and curriculum that promotes cultural awareness and sensitivity among stakeholders.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.