CDEV 027 - Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education - Units 3

Prerequisites: CDEV-021 Child and Adolescent Development with a grade of "C" or better.

Advisories: ENG-079 with a grade of "C" or better.

This course is designed to examine the development of social identities in diverse societies including theoretical and practical implications of oppression and privilege as they apply to young children, families, programs, classrooms and teaching. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. Course includes self-examination and reflection on issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias, social and educational access, media and schooling. (CSU, C-ID ECE 230)