EDUC 665: Multicultural Perspectives in Education

Class Program
Credits 3
This course focuses on multicultural perspectives in education. This course is designed to prepare individuals associated with education to meet the needs of culturally, linguistically, ethnically, or economically diverse (CLEED) classrooms. It is required of all MAT program participants. The course content includes: 1.) African-American cultures, 2.) Asian cultures, 3.) Hispanic cultures, 4.) Native American cultures, 5.) European cultures, 6.) teaching strategies for ethnic studies, 7.) multicultural education as an academic discipline, and 8.) religious differences in culture. A variety of instructional strategies and methods will be used to promote active inquiry into learning during class time.