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Culture and Inclusion

Culture and Inclusion

Course Number: EDUC X426

4 units

Examination of culture and cultural diversity and the relationship to academic achievement, development, implementation and evaluation of culturally inclusive instruction. Topics include:

  • Cultural concepts and perspectives
  • Cultural contact
  • Cultural diversity in California and the United States
  • Cross-cultural interaction
  • The roles of culture in the classroom and the school
  • Culturally inclusive learning environments
  • Family and community involvement
  • Culturally inclusive curriculum and instruction

The course is designed to provide candidates with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities required by the California Commission on Teacher Credentials for Culture and Inclusion, CTEL Domains 1 (Culture and Cultural Diversity and Their Relationship to Academic Achievement) and 2 (Culturally Inclusive Instruction). EDUC X426 is a required course for the CLAD Through CTEL Program and an elective course for the University's Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Program.

Available Sections

Starting Jun 25

181ECF002

Starting Jun 25
181ECF002

Course Fees

$545 Early Bird Discount ends on Jun 19
$595 after Jun 19

Instructor

Teresa Alvarez-Basin [ bio ]

close [x] Teresa Basin, M.A., Educational Administration, has been an elementary school teacher for more than 20 years.  She specializes in bilingual instruction, and has a wide range of experience working with children and parents of multicultural backgrounds. Ms. Basin is a CTA State Representative, and serves on the Language Acquisition and Development, Next General Science Standards and Common Core Curriculum Team Committees for her district.

Schedule:

Begins:
Jun 25 - Aug 5, 2018

Location:

Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

Special Refund Policy "A"  applies.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"The Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook: A Complete K-12 Reference Guide"
Lynne T. Díaz-Rico
ISBN: 978-0134293257

Optional
"Student Cultural Diversity: Understanding and Meeting the Challenge"
Eugene García
ISBN: 0618122087

Mandatory
"ELA/ELD Framework"

ISBN:

Prerequisites

A valid Single or Multiple Subjects, Education Specialist, or Service Credential with special authorization and submission of a program application.

Applicable Certificates

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 181ECF002

Dates: Jun 25 - Aug 5, 2018

Instructor: Teresa Alvarez-Basin

Textbook: Mandatory
"The Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook: A Complete K-12 Reference Guide"
Lynne T. Díaz-Rico
ISBN: 978-0134293257 Optional
"Student Cultural Diversity: Understanding and Meeting the Challenge"
Eugene García
ISBN: 0618122087 Mandatory
"ELA/ELD Framework"

ISBN:

Location: Online Course

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