Jun 24, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 [Archived Catalog]

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EDTE 2020 - Field Experience in Education


This course provides an introduction to the importance of diversity in today’s classrooms through an exploration of ethnic identity, stereotypes and bias, socioeconomic status, and educational opportunity gaps. Special attention is also given to professionalism in the field. In addition to topical seminar sessions, students complete field experiences in an urban school, write reflective papers, and attend a diversity symposium.

Requisites: (EDTE 2000 and 2010 concurrent) and Admission to Teacher Candidacy
Credit Hours: 1
OHIO BRICKS Bridge: Diversity and Practice
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to articulate insights about their own cultural norms and biases relative to public education.
  • Students will be able to describe how history, values, policies, economic conditions, and/or beliefs and practices influence how a range of cultural groups interact with the U.S. public educational system.
  • Students will be able to interpret how a range of cultural groups experience schooling and identify responses that value and their perspectives.
  • Students will be able to discuss and interpret differences in communication styles of families from a range of cultural groups in educational settings.
  • Students will be able to ask complex questions about other cultures’ educational experiences and articulate answers that reflect a range of perspectives.
  • Students will be able to initiate and develop interactions with people from differing backgrounds while valuing and celebrating these interactions.



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