Course: SED 625MM. Theory and Research in Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Secondary Schools (3)
Prerequisites: AAS 417/AFRS 417/ARMN 417/CHS 417/ELPS 417; SED 525xx, SED 529 or equivalents. This course uses cultural and linguistic diversity as the basis for understanding and exploring the broad concept of multicultural and multilingual secondary education, including how cultural and linguistic diversity influences pupil learning and how the knowledge of cultural and linguistic backgrounds of diverse secondary students can strengthen teaching and assessment practices. The course addresses theories, research and issues of multicultural and multilingual education at the middle-school and high-school levels. This course also develops deeper levels of multicultural and multilingual knowledge among M.A. degree students on the cultural and language groups in California and the U.S.