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    Dec 04, 2023  
Missouri Baptist University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
Missouri Baptist University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 203 - Teaching in a Diverse Society

Semester Hours: Three
The course is designed to examine today’s increasingly diverse classrooms and provide theoretical, practical, and philosophical approaches to issues related to diversity including the following: 1) race, culture, and ethnicity, 2) language (ELL), 3) socioeconomic levels, 4) gender, 5) disability and 6) exceptionalities. The course is an introduction to key issues and concepts related to diversity, connecting hands-on experiences and educational theory in a classroom setting working with diverse students, including English language learners. It will address social inequalities and stratification as a primary lens for understanding diversity and other forms of difference in schools. The course will also increase students’ awareness through constant dialogue between theory and practice facilitating the exploration and understanding of diversity in educational classrooms.
Term Offered: Fall, Spring

Co-requisites: EDCL 200  Teaching in a Diverse Society Field Experience and EDUC 201  Professional Growth and Development I.

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