May 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog
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CDEV 112 - Teaching Young Children in a Diverse Society


3 units
3 hours lecture
Prerequisite: CDEV 103  with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 1  or eligibility for ENGL 1A  or qualification by appropriate assessment
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

In this course, students will examine the development of social identities in diverse societies including theoretical and practical implications of oppression and privilege as they apply to young children, families, programs, classrooms and teaching. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. Topics include self-examination and reflection on issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias, social and educational access, and media and schooling.



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