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EDU-430   Teaching in a Diverse Society3 credits

Prerequisites: EDU-202, PSY-221, and full or provisional admission to the teacher education program.

This course surveys the issues of educating a diverse population in a pluralistic society. Topics of study include the culture of poverty, race and ethnicity, gender, religion, linguistic minority education models, and sheltered instruction. Students in this class will document proficiency for Standard 2 of the InTASC Core Teaching Standards, Learning Differences: "The teacher uses understanding of individual differences and diverse cultures and communities to ensure inclusive learning environments that allow each learner to reach his/her full potential."