Understanding Culture and Race, T&L 2900

In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to recognize and respond to the cultures that shape student and teacher interactions, which are crucial to student learning and teaching success. You will study the building blocks of culture and learn why cultural differences can obstruct effective interactions between students and teachers. You will have the opportunity to learn how acknowledging cultural behavior and expectations should inform curriculum development, instructional and assessment strategies, and classroom management. The course will provide a framework you can use to pursue learning about culture, behaviors, and expectations in your classrooms and school environments. You will also increase their capacity to develop your students' awareness of these issues and your skills at negotiating them.

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