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 EDUC-221 Diversity and Equity Issues in Education, Fall 2015

The purpose of this course is to explore the theory and knowledge base that supports multicultural education and an awareness of diversity within American society. Topics may include the critical study of issues as they relate to race and ethnicity, exceptionality, language and dialect, religion, gender, and age. 

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Adjunct—H440 Education and American Culture, Spring 2015

H440 requires students to consider their values, beliefs, biases, and frame of reference as part of a philosophy of teaching; and relate issues of equity, inclusion, and race to educational staples such as testing, school choice, and disciplinary policies and practices. The course uses curriculum theory to assist pre-service teachers in examining the teachers’ role as curriculum developer and evaluator. Additionally requiring students to critically analyze current educational issues that affect children, families, and communities from historical, philosophical, and social perspectives.Make connections between readings and experiences with children, teachers, and community

Adjunct—H341 American Culture and Education, Fall 2014

H341examines and addresses historical, philosophical, sociological, political, economic, and legal foundations of education and how they relate to current educational practice. An emphasis is placed on reflection, critical thinking, and open discussion. The course provides students with an opportunity to better understand why our educational system is what it is today and offers the chance to critically assess past and current educational practices to help students form their own philosophy of education.

Adjunct – Y510 Action Research, Spring 2014, Fall 2014

Y510 is an introduction to the basic philosophy and methods of action research in the Masters of Elementary and Secondary Education Program. Students design an action research project and write a proposal. Students learn to select an area of focus, collect data, organize, analyze and interpret data, and take action based on findings. They plan an action research study and write a formal proposal for that study. The course is taught completely online.

Adjunct - M320 Diversity and Learning: Teaching Every Child, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring

2013, Fall 2013

Introducing undergraduate pre-service teachers to content from educational psychology, multicultural education, and special education; assist pre-service teachers in critically connecting learning styles, cultural pluralism and classroom teaching strategies that respond positively to the cultures of all students. While providing online curriculum and support and on ground instruction to pre service teachers that enhances their field experience and ultimately shaping them as effective classroom teachers.

Adjunct – E555 Diversity and Learning: Teaching Every Child, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring

2013, Fall 2013

Introducing Transition to Teach, Masters pre-service teachers to content from educational psychology, multicultural education, and special education; assist pre-service teachers in critically connecting learning styles, cultural pluralism and classroom teaching strategies that respond positively to the cultures of all students. While providing online curriculum and support and on ground instruction to pre service teachers that enhances their field experience and ultimately shaping them as effective classroom teachers.

 

 

 


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