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Intercultural Perspectives in Multicultural Education

This course offers multidisciplinary perspectives on language learning and use in the context of globalization. Topics may include (1) cross-cultural communication in the classroom, including the role of ethnicity, race, gender, and social class; (2) the relationships among home/school/community language use and school achievement; (4) cross-cultural perspectives on language socialization; and (5) language varieties in the classroom and other settings. The course emphasizes developing intercultural competence as education professionals.
Course #
LANED-GE 2005
Units
3
Term
Fall, Spring, Summer
Department