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EDU 230 Cultural Values in Education
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2014
AGEC: Cultural (Ethnic/Race/Gender) Awareness   Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Examine the effects of culture on the formation of the child's self-concept and learning styles, including the role of prejudice, stereotyping and cultural incompatibilities in education.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Explain how changing demographics influence public schools by evaluating the impact of at least three significant changes in United States demographics. (CSLO#1,2)
2. (Application Level) Define multicultural education and describe at least 3 strategies to apply multicultural education in the classroom. (CSLO #1,3)
3. (Evaluation Level) Identify at least five cultural and familial influences and their impact on modes of communication, perception and world view. (CSLO#1,4)
4. (Synthesis Level) Discuss the intercultural dynamics in self, schools and society by relating 2-3 specifics when given simulated situations. (CSLO# 1,3,4)
5. (Evaluation Level) Compare concepts of individual and institutional racism; prejudice, ethnocentrism, stereotypes and sociotypes; and equity and equality from a variety of print sources, electronic media, audio/video sources, as well as independent interviews. (CSLO#1,2,4)
6. (Analysis Level) Deduce how the concepts of equity and equal educational opportunity have evolved into educational policy by analyzing minimum of five legal cases. (CSLO 1,2,4)
7. (Analysis Level) Identify legal precedents for equitable educational opportunities by analyzing at least two landmark legislative acts. (CSLO #1,2,4)
8. (Analysis Level) Analyze learning and teaching styles and how personal bias and ethnocentrism influence them. (CSLO # 1,3,4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation