Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009

COURSE: 53-329 Approaches and Practices for the Multicultural Classroom (3)
This course is designed to explore the goals of multicultural education and aid candidates in developing their own understanding of teaching from a multicultural perspective. Candidates also acquire an understanding of the importance and process of linking home, neighborhood and community contexts to school and classroom contexts. The course addresses tools and strategies that can be used to create a multicultural environment, recognize bias in instructional materials and promote a bias-free learning environment. Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA; Consent of Education Advisor; 54-207, 05-240, 54-242, or 53-312. Offered: Every semester.