Fall 2019 Course Information
Education in a Pluralistic Society (Multicultural Education/Human Relations)

Course Description
This course focuses on educational practices and policies for people from historically oppressed groups in the U.S. foundations of multicultural education. Students discuss contemporary educational issues within the context of multicultural and cultural diversity and critique curricular materials and resources promoting a multicultural perspective.
Contacts
Instructor

Brad Ekwerekwu
Office: 402-522-7952
Bekwerekwu2@unl.edu

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

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Textbooks

Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality: A brief History of the Education of Dominated Cultures in the United States
Spring, Joel
Edition: 8th, 2016
ISBN: 978-1138-1194-06
Publisher: McGraw Hill Higher Ed


Course Access

Canvas at UNL

Approximately two to three weeks before the first day of class, a UNL campus coordinator (Lisa King, Diane Nelson, Catia Guerrero, Melisia Bieber, or Dan Cotton) will email students with information (student name, email, and NU ID) and instructions for accessing UNL classes.  Students will claim their UNL account by setting a password and security questions. Once students claim their ID, they will be able to access their courses at its.unl.edu/myunl/.  Courses may not be visible to students until the first day of class.


Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.


Comments

8th edition is the required text

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