EDU 8306 Diversity Frameworks

This course addresses the historical and educational reforms that have impacted cultural elements in our society such as education, language, gender, socioeconomics, and ethnicity, as evidence in current policies, regulations, and laws. A literature review of pertinent research will be provided for reading, discussion and critical thinking and reflection, as well as for use in developing diversity topics for inclusion of dissertation topics, literature reviews, and research. The course focuses on the application of culturally relevant practices and critical race theory. The format of the class provides opportunities for critical thinking and participation in active learning processes and developing a literature review addressing potential dissertation topics of interest with diversity elements.


3 Credits