Instructional Leadership for Multicultural SchoolsCourse ID: CIEP 473
School:Education, School of
Program: Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Psychology
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThis course focuses on building capacity in schools to promote the learning, development, and achievement of students from diverse linguistic, cultural, and racial backgrounds, particularly framed within the context of a society faced with issues of poverty, discrimination, racism, and sexism. The course probes important topics such as teacher expectations, student identity construction, and utilization of the rich resources that students bring to educational settings from their homes and communities. Outcomes: Participants will critically analyze their school settings for issues of race, class, culture, language, and gender and then design professional development efforts to promote change with teachers, leaders, families, and communities.
Prerequisite/sRestricted to Graduate Education Students.