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Chung C Park
EDC&I 495
Seattle Campus

Workshop in Improvement of Teaching: Selected Topics, Issues, or Problems

Individual or group projects to help teachers adapt instruction to selected topics, issues, or problems and to identify the approaches and instructional resources that provide the soundest learning experiences.

Class description

How can we better serve the needs of diverse students in our schools? What do educators need to know about racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity to address the challenges of teaching and learning across and through differences? How do we begin the personal and professional journey of teaching for social justice?

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

We will review the literature on multicultural education and culturally responsive pedagogy and how they can be used to improve school life for students and teachers. Participants will have the opportunity to make links from theory to practice and construct knowledge through readings, discussions, lectures, films, and personal reflection. Guest speakers include James A. Banks, Geneva Gay, Robin DiAngelo and others.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Chung C Park
Date: 06/29/2005