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2006-2007 Springfield College Graduate Catalog 
2006-2007 Springfield College Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 551 - Multicultural Curriculum Development for Elementary and Early Childhood Educators

This course focuses on culturally responsive curriculum design and implementation with an emphasis on infusing multicultural concepts across the curriculum and the influence of culture on teaching, learning, and course content. The course covers curriculum development for elementary students with an emphasis on the significance of culture and its influence on teaching, learning, and content. Multicultural education theory provides a framework for designing curricula with a focus on the culture, strengths, and needs of a diverse student population. Constructivist and thematic approaches to curriculum development, effective teaching strategies, evaluation, and teaching resources are also addressed.

Credits: 3