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EDU 241 - Learners and Diversity

Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 3 Credits: 4

Description: this course is a study of lifespan development and learning with an emphasis on individual and group diversity.  The students are required to participate in a field experience.  Within the parameters of an approved articulation agreement, this course may transfer to an accredited education program at a comprehensive four-year college or university. 

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100  and RDG 100  with a minimum grade of C.
Course Topics:
  • Current issues in diversity training in the classroom
  • Group dynamics

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Access to D2L

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze personal values and beliefs pertaining to culture, heritage, language, learning differences, and oppression in daily life and on teaching and learning.
  2. Create a working definition of “diversity” as it is used in the context of American society and schools through the examination of relevant literature, course activities and class assignments.
  3. Interpret the impact that SES, nationality, cultural background, race, gender, sexual orientation, and exceptionality have upon students and education using media, research articles, lectures, and case analyses presented. 
  4. Identify major diversity issues related to teaching diverse populations using case studies and various media reflections. 
  5. Review websites, literature, textbooks, media and instructional strategies. 

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
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  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
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  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals

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