Students will examine issues relating to cultural pluralism and global perspectives, equitable education of diverse student populations, and aspects of teacher behavior, cultural variations, and student variations relevant to learning and teaching. Topics will include the theoretical foundations of multicultural education, the importance of cross-cultural communication, and major theoretical and empirical approaches to classroom management. Students will also examine, evaluate, and develop curricular materials, decision making and problem solving skills, and techniques to effectively instruct and manage within learning environments of diverse populations of P-5 students.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00