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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 225 - Multicultural Child and Adolescent Development

This course introduces foundational child developmental theories that inform the field of education. Drawing on neuroscience, cognitive, biological, and social psychology, emphasis will be placed on how educators can support the growth and learning of school age populations through applying principles of child development within the teaching praxis. The influence of culture, beliefs, ideologies, values and environment on identity development will be considered. The educator’s role as advocate, trauma-informed practices, socio-emotional learning, and multicultural child development frameworks will be discussed. The connection of interpersonal, family, school, community and society relations on patterns of development, teaching and learning will be explained.

Prerequisite(s): EDU 100  
Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
Course Type: Education

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