Focuses on the philosophy and theories underlying multicultural education as well as the development of positive school community relationships. Encourages pre-service educators to identify their own philosophy and culture and to recognize their cultural background as they instruct, assess and manage their students. Helps educators clarify the value of diversity in the classroom setting. Candidates discern the influence of diversity factors on students' educational careers and the value of diversity to the Alaskan community. Acquaints candidates with teaching in rural Alaska. Explores models for effective teaching, means of village socialization, cultural information and programs that are particularly effective in rural and small school settings.
|Academic level(s)||Bachelor, Master, PhD|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Institution||University of Alaska Fairbanks|
|Fields of study||Teaching and trainingTeacher training and education science (others)|