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Multicultural Education and Curriculum Studies

Dr. Ching-Ting Hsin

    This course explores theories and issues related to creating an equal and culturally responsive learning environment for students of diverse cultural backgrounds. Also, this course stresses a learning environment where all students learn to appreciate and value diverse cultures. In this course, students will discuss studies and issues regarding how gender, ethnicity, economic class, abilities/disabilities play a role in students’ learning and life. Students will explore research on the knowledge and cultural resources that children from diverse cultural groups bring to classrooms. Last, students will discuss research on culturally responsive pedagogy and curricula that meet the needs of both minority and majority students.