2013-2014 Catalog


EDU-290 Elementary Education in a Pluralistic Society

This introductory course for early/middle childhood majors (P-6) is designed to expose the student to the varied teaching strategies/methodologies of classroom management, lesson preparation and presentation, and selection of developmentally appropriate learning activities. The course includes a study of how multicultural perspectives can be reflected in curricular design, planning and evaluating, instructional design and assessment, professional practice, and teachers' and students' knowledge, attitudes and behaviors. Current educational issues such as diversity in the classroom and parent involvement are discussed. A current criminal background check may be required; students are responsible for related expenses. This course is a prerequisite to Stage C Courses. Prerequisite: EDU-130 or permission of the School of Teacher Education.


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