EDUC 6304 DL - Multicultural Foundations of Education
Trimester I

Course Outline
Can be found on course Lake Online site

Catalog Description
Specific effects of multicultural environments on student learning to include considerations of variations in beliefs, traditions and values across cultures. Cultural, linguistic diversity and exceptional learners specific needs are reviewed in relation to cultural milieu; to include the child, the family, assessment, effective communication and collaborative procedures and their relation to the total educational program.

Advance Assignment / Course Orientation

To prepare for the kickoff of this course, please do the following advance assignments:

Log into Lake Online by following the login instructions below. Once the course is live, you will be able to access it from your main menu. Spend time reviewing the syllabus, assignment dropbox, and discussion board areas.
Visit the discussion board to submit your initial posting. This biographical posting will serve as an introduction to your classmates and will be the first step in building classroom culture! Take time to read all postings and to respond to others' submissions.

Required Materials
Manning, L., & Baruth, L.G (2003) (4th Ed.). Multicultural education of children and adolescents. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon. ISBN: 0205402631

Other reading materials may be provided via course site, mass email, or course schedule.

For successful completion of course requirements, you should be able to log in to WebCT, and have access to a computer with Internet access, email, word processing (Word) and presentation (Power Point) software.

Getting Started in this Class

Log in to Lake Online

At the top of the page double click on Lake Online Log in Instructions; your username is your 7-digit ID number; initial password is webct.

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