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Undergraduate Course Details
Number EDU 256A
Title Responding to Diversity in Contemporary Secondary Schools
Credits 3.0
Distribution V
Prerequisites EDU252A and PSY252


Addresses the significance of cultural, linguistic, socioeconomic, gender, family style and cognitive differences in the school experience of secondary students. Topics include academic achievement, intercultural relations, school/family/community partnerhips and research-based pedagogical/policy responses effective with diverse groups. Course emphasizes the legal, moral and professional responsibilities of teachers and students. Required of students with Secondary Education minors. Three lecture hours plus one hour of field experience per week.