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