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.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
After successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of culturally diverse populations. (ELCC 4.2) (PII: 1.C)
- Demonstrate an awareness of issues associated with diverse populations and special needs students. (ELCC2.1)
- Propose solutions to contemporary social problems found in schools and school districts. (ELCC 2.4, 6.3) (N 3)
- Facilitate effective communications in all types of cross-cultural settings. (ELCC 4.3, 4.4) (PII: 5D)
- 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)
- 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)
- 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
|Forum 1: Racial Disparities and Gender Inequities||2.50 %|
|Forum 2: English Language Learners||2.50 %|
|Forum 3: Fostering Student Potential||2.50 %|
|Forum 4: Multicultural Assumptions||2.50 %|
|Forum 5: Current Events||2.50 %|
|Forum 6: Multicultural Education and Curriculum||2.50 %|
|Forum 7: The American Dream||2.50 %|
|Forum 8: Immigration||2.50 %|
|Forum 9: Current Events||2.50 %|
|Forum 10: Cultural "Trade Offs"||2.50 %|
|Essay Response||50.00 %|
|Essay Response 1||6.25 %|
|Essay Response 2||6.25 %|
|Essay Response 3||6.25 %|
|Essay Response 4||6.25 %|
|Essay Response 5||6.25 %|
|Essay Response 6||6.25 %|
|Essay Response 7||6.25 %|
|Essay Response 8||6.25 %|
|Meta Comment Paper||12.50 %|
|Assignment 9: Interview Paper||12.50 %|
Citation and Reference Style
You will be expected to adhere to APA style throughout this program. The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) may be purchased and used in all courses.
American Psychological Association. (2009). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
Practice creating an APA formatted document in this fun and interactive presentation!
APUS Writing Exercise: Create an APA Formatted Document
Click here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pbUoNa5tyY) to watch how to set up APA 6th ed. Publication Manual formatting in all of your Microsoft Word documents.
APA - APUS epress
The Five-Paragraph Essay: Three Formulas for Writing the Basic Academic Essay
|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.*|
Not current for future courses.