HDEV 0025. Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Study of human diversity as it relates to young children, families, programs, classrooms and teaching. Examination of the development of social identities in diverse societies including oppression and privilege. Explores the meaning, necessity, and benefits of anti-bias education and presents various strategies emphasizing cultural and linguistic approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. Includes self-examination and reflection on issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias, social and educational access, media and schooling. (C-ID ECE 230) (CSU)