Diversity and Higher Education
This course examines diversity in institutions of higher education from both a theoretical and historical framework. It will provide a foundation for examining policy and practice by the study of key concepts in human diversity, legislation and case studies. Best practice assessment methods are explored within the context of multicultural pedagogy.
Prerequisite: Graduate Program in Education
- Develop an understanding of the history of diversity and the current state of access in American higher education
- Have a deeper understanding of the experiences of “Dominant and Non-Dominant” students, and the effect of diverse learning environments on the student outcomes
- Develop an understanding of implications for higher education and generate ideas for addressing those implications