EDUC 677 – Foundations of Bilingual, ESL and Multicultural Education

Day and Time:
Mo 7:00-9:30

This seminar examines the political, philosophical, and pedagogical foundations of multicultural education through various approaches to knowledge construction and production that shape from education institutions to teaching culturally and linguistically diverse student populations. The course presents perspectives on issues of access and provision of high quality public education particularly for students in underserved communities (Latinos in the U.S./Indigenous peoples in the Americas). Through the analysis of sociocultural and sociopolitical variables such race, ethnicity, language, gender and social class the course addresses issues of inequality in structures, policies, and practices in schools in the United States and globally.

Prerequisite: N/A

Percentage of Latin American, Caribbean, or Latino Content: