Culture, Equity, Power and Influence
Designed to provide an intensive examination of racism in the United States and the implications of race on homophobia, sexism, etc., focusing on the context of urban education. Explores questions and concepts at the heart of personal and professional interactions in the school, classroom, and community. Expects students to participate in class discussion and begin the personal exploration of their own feelings and experience with racism. Offers students an opportunity to understand racism and its relationship to power and socioeconomic class; examine the history of racism in the United States, particularly as it relates to the urban education context; develop personal and professional competencies that contribute to effective communication across cultural boundaries; and to prepare to be more effective in a diverse urban classroom.
Signature Assignment I:
Signature Assignment II: The Action Plan