Jan 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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EDUC 330 - Theoretical Perspectives and Culture and Cognition in Urban Context


3 Credit(s)
This course is designed to involve preservice teachers in the critical analyze of the historical, sociological and economical foundations pf modern education and how to use these understandings to effectively teach urban students, Special emphasis will be placed on the understanding and implementation of culturally responsive teaching as a means for bridging culture and cognitive development. Students will examine the effectiveness of education in our democratic society, the prevalence of mainstream content and pedagogy, and the political and economic consequences for urban students.

Further, this course will require preservice teachers to examine current curricula, instructional goals, as well as planning and implementation of content rich lessons across content areas to determine effective modifications consist with cultural and cognitive processes of students. The primary goal of this course is to prepare teachers with the know, skills, and dispositions to create equitable learning opportunities for urban students. Lecture



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