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Course Code: EDUC514 Course ID: 4335 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course, designed for practicing educators, examines issues related to promoting equal learning opportunities in the classroom, including effective approaches to encouraging collaboration among 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.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of culturally diverse populations. (ELCC 4.2) (PII: 1.C)
  2. Demonstrate an awareness of issues associated with diverse populations and special needs students. (ELCC2.1)
  3. Propose solutions to contemporary social problems found in schools and school districts. (ELCC 2.4, 6.3) (N 3)
  4. Facilitate effective communications in all types of cross-cultural settings. (ELCC 4.3, 4.4) (PII: 5D)
  5. Address issues of racism, bias, and prejudice by explaining how these issues affect the experience of individuals and groups. (ELCC 4.2) (PII: 5.E)
  6. Implement strategies that encourage students' to value their own heritage; value richness of cultural diversity and commonality; respect diverse cultural groups; and, reduce stereotyping related to diversity factors. (ELCC 2.4, 5.3) (PII: 3.K) (N 3)
  7. Promote a climate that is amenable to the diversity of students, families, and the community to support academic achievement. (ELCC 5.1, 5.5) (PII: 5.C)

ELCC= ELCC Standards PII=Praxis II Standards

NameGrade %
Discussions 25.00 %
W1: Introduction Collage 3.13 %
W2: PowerPoint or Prezi Presentation 3.13 %
W3: Cultural Assumptions 3.13 %
W4: Simulation Response 3.13 %
W5: Immigration Laws- The American Dream 3.13 %
W6: Group Comparative Discussion 3.13 %
W7: Immigration 3.13 %
W8: Scavenger Hunt 3.13 %
Essay Response 50.00 %
Assignment 1- Week 1: Special Education 12.50 %
Assignment 2- Week 2: Picture Collage Script and Audio Overlay 12.50 %
Assignment 3- Week 4: Video or PowerPoint or Prezi 12.50 %
Assignment 4- Week 6: Interview Paper(1) 12.50 %
Signature Assignment 25.00 %
Assignment 5- Week 8: Meta Comment Paper 25.00 %

After successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of culturally diverse populations. (ELCC 4.2) (PII: 1.C)
  2. Demonstrate an awareness of issues associated with diverse populations and special needs students. (ELCC2.1)
  3. Propose solutions to contemporary social problems found in schools and school districts. (ELCC 2.4, 6.3) (N 3)
  4. Facilitate effective communications in all types of cross-cultural settings. (ELCC 4.3, 4.4) (PII: 5D)
  5. Address issues of racism, bias, and prejudice by explaining how these issues affect the experience of individuals and groups. (ELCC 4.2) (PII: 5.E)
  6. Implement strategies that encourage students' to value their own heritage; value richness of cultural diversity and commonality; respect diverse cultural groups; and, reduce stereotyping related to diversity factors. (ELCC 2.4, 5.3) (PII: 3.K) (N 3)
  7. Promote a climate that is amenable to the diversity of students, families, and the community to support academic achievement. (ELCC 5.1, 5.5) (PII: 5.C)

ELCC= ELCC Standards PII=Praxis II Standards

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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.