Sep 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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EDUC 201 - Introduction to Race and Inequity in American Education


3 Credit(s)
This course explores the history of race, class, and inequity in America's education system and the impacts on all students. More specifically, this course will examine the impact of brown v. board on the curriculum and learning experiences of all students, the historical significance and intention and examine its success. Students will examine current curricula and teacher practices as they relate to race and inequity, as well. This course will explore social, economic, and political issues, with a specific focus on race and inequity and the subsequent challenges with social progress. Students will examine current educational practices, the role of intelligence's testing and imbalanced resources.

Additionally, this course will examine how schools are representative of oppression and produces inequities across race and class lines. Further, this course will address cultural incongruence between home and school; as well as, teacher and student. Finally, this course will examine how teachers, schools, and systems can overcome inequities with strategies such as school and curricula reform, culturally responsive teaching, and relevant curricula modifications. Lecture



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