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Culture and Diversity in Bilingual Settings

Culture and Diversity in Bilingual Settings

Course Number: EDUC X426.54

4 units

You will learn to understand cross-cultural, intercultural and intra-cultural relationships and interactions, and how those factors affect the process of acculturation in California and the United States. Major historical events, along with political, economic, religious and educational factors will be addressed. Knowledge of traditions, roles, status and communication patterns of the culture of emphasis will be aligned with the socialization and acculturation experiences. You will review:

  • historical perspectives
  • trends of immigration
  • migration and settlement patterns

The educational systems and the school experiences of the immigrants will be analyzed, so that you develop effective and appropriate approaches and strategies for students¿ academic successes. You will also explore ways to bridge the home and school cultural environments.

Prerequisites

Passage of CSET LOTE III: Spanish Language Fluency and completion of the CLAD Through CTEL Certificate or an EL Authorization.

Mandatory

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