Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

EDUC 2120 Exploring Socio-Cultural Persp

Prerequisite: EDUC 2110. Given the rapidly changing demographics in our state and country this course is designed to equip future teachers with the fundamental knowledge of understanding culture and teaching children from diverse backgrounds. Specifically, this course is designed to examine 1) the nature and function of culture; 2) the development of individual and group cultural identity; 3) definitions and implications of diversity, and 4) the influences of culture on learning, development, and pedagogy. This course will include at least 10 hours of field experience.