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EDUC 406: Social Justice Education and Teaching: Secondary

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

Prereq: EDUC 201 or EDUC 202, EDUC 332 or EDUC 333, junior classification, admitted to Educator 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

Music option (EDUC 406 and MUSIC 383). Many general education and education (EDUC) courses can...