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Mun Julie Kang
EDC&I 505
Seattle Campus

Seminar in Curriculum and Instruction

Seminar on advanced topics in curriculum and instruction. Critical examination of current research and practice. Content varies. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

Class description

EDC&I 505B: Multicultural Identity, a Seminar in Teaching Course Description: In a time when the teacher diversity pool continues to decrease in proportion to the increasing diverse student population, it is a time to provide teacher candidates with various role models in education, including teacher leaders of color who have contributed to student learning in our state. This course is designed to introduce students to oral history as an approach to understanding aspects of multicultural education and to familiarize oral history as a teaching tool. Students will not only engage in typical cultural competency building activities, but will also engage in a dialogue with a teacher of color, and connect with them through a recorded oral history interview.

Student learning goals

Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of the Teacher¡¯s Personal Identity, including Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Age, Class

Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of the Teacher¡¯s Professional Identity as culturally responsive teacher and teacher leader

Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of the principles and processes for oral history interviewing

Students will develop a curriculum and instruction guide for an oral history project in the classroom

General method of instruction

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 Mun Julie Kang
Date: 06/09/2008