May 23, 2024  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUR 6100 Anthropological Analysis of Cultural Diversity

3 semester hours

An in-depth study of cultural diversity using methods from educational sociology and anthropology. The course will examine the major theoretical models advocating responses to cultural diversity and their practical implications for education. Themes/issues covered: contemporary demographics, genetic and cultural deficit theory, cultural mismatch theory, cultural ecological theory, sociocultural theory (neo-Vygotskian) and culturally responsive instruction, multicultural education and intercultural communication, critical pedagogy, and qualitative evaluation.