Course Description

In this course you will learn the foundational framework of Culturally Relevant Practices from which to build your capacity to work effectively with students of color eliminating the racial achievement disparities that currently exist in our schools and communities. You will also analyze the systemic issues that perpetuate these disparities as we help encourage and model honest and compassionate dialogue with youth.

Learner Outcomes

  1. Students will build capacity to work effectively with students of color, thus eliminating the racial achievement disparities that exist in schools.
  2. Students will understand Culturally Relevant Pedagogy as a tool to reflect personally on teaching practices and analyze the systemic issues that perpetuate achievement disparities.
  3. Students will improve communication to strengthen capacity to have honest and compassionate dialogue to positively impact their students’ learning experiences and lives.
  4. Students will reflect on the effectiveness of their current role and approach in their students’ learning experience.


Online course only. Web access Required. This course is hosted on Moodle, students will be automatically enrolled once payment is processed. Course materials are provided unless listed otherwise. Students must have access to a computer with high-speed Internet access. Not recommended for iPad-only access. Internet Explorer does not support Moodle and is not recommended. Students are asked to login into online environment using, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. YouTube videos might not display on Opera or Internet Explorer. Some videos require Adobe Flash Player.

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Section Title
Culturally Relevant Practices: Connecting with All Kids
Start Now, you have 28 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (1 units) $200.00
Available for Credit
1 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Epoch Education

Course is self-paced. Completion time: 4 weeks.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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