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C I 406: Social Justice Education and Teaching: Secondary

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.

Prereq: C I 201 or C I 202, C I 332 or C I 333, junior classification, admission to teacher preparation program. Restricted to those enrolled in Secondary and K-12 Education Programs.
Awareness and nature of social justice in relation to the educational system; need for cultural competence; multicultural concepts and theories; awareness of context of cultural groups - their history, perspective, needs, and contributions; problems and issues regarding prejudice, and discrimination based on race, ethnicity, socioeconomic class, gender, sexual identity and language in the school environment. Special attention to culturally relevant teaching in grades 7 through 12, along with curriculum transformation and social action in those grades.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement


...option (C I 406 and MUSIC 383). Many general education and education (C I = Curriculum...