EDUC 300 Teaching For Diversity

This class addresses InTASC standard 2, adopted by CAEP and North Dakota. It will help students better understand students in culturally diverse classrooms as well as prepare them to teach about cultural diversity. This class examines several cultures but is particularly interested in Native Americans of North Dakota, which fulfills the requirement for North Dakota certification. The course will also examine ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, gender, exceptionalities, language, religion, sexual orientation and geographical area. This course is structured to provide students the opportunity to make observations and connect theory/practice in an authentic fashion through field experiences with K-12 students throughout the exceptionalities continuum, from diverse backgrounds, and with a variety of learning gifts and needs. Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education and ENGL 120 - College Composition II or ENGL 121H - Honors Composition II. This course is part of the university's Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines program. Fall, Spring. Course fee required.