2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC& 240 Diversity in Education (5 credits)



Course Description
Students will explore diversity and social justice issues influencing educational settings. Students will examine in depth the historical and current impact of children’s, teachers’, and families’ cultural, social and political context in schools.

Student Outcomes
1. Define and apply key terms and concepts of diversity, inclusion, and social justice
2. Explain how implicit bias can influence relationships and identity development
3. Identify how systemic power, privilege, and oppression impacts education systems and the individuals within those systems
4. Describe how professional teaching practice is influenced by personal, social, and cultural contexts
5. Deconstruct biases, stereotypes, and microaggressions present in the school setting
6. Articulate how an individual’s family structure, culture, social, emotional, and political contexts may impact learning



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