Epoch Academy

EDCT 5617 | EDUU 9786: Thriving in America as an Ethnically and Racially Conscious Person

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Price: $150.00

Instructor: Dr. Nancy Dome

Credits: 1 | Schedule: 4 weeks

Often people cannot distinguish between race, racial identity and ethnicity. In this course, we explore the path toward race and ethnic identity development. We also provide students with the tools and skills to understand how to develop a positive racial identity. Students are provided with an opportunity to learn about what it means to be a Black man in America and how to identify and classify racial stereotypes.

Course Work

Module 1: Race and Ethnicity

What You’ll Learn

  • Listen: What Is Race?
  • Lesson: Racial Identity
  • Lesson: Can You See Ethnicity
  • Assignment #1: From Theory to Practice
  • Forum Discussion: What Is Ethnicity? What Is Culture?

Module 2: Racial and Ethnic Identity Development

What You’ll Learn

  • Lesson: The Path Towards Becoming A Race
  • Assignment #2: From Theory to Practice
  • Forum Discussion: Self Identity and The Role of Race In Society

Module 3: Redefining Race and Ethnicity for Yourself

What You’ll Learn

  • Read: What Is Your Racial & Ethnic Identity
  • Assignment #3: From Theory to Practice
  • Forum Discussion: Developing A Positive Racial Identity

Module 4: Becoming Racially & Ethnically Conscious

What You’ll Learn

  • Lesson: What Is A Stereotype
  • Read: Why Stereotypes Are Bad Even When They’re Good
  • Reflection: Why Stereotypes Are Bad Even When They Are Good
  • Lesson: Stereotypically Black, What Asian
  • Assignment #4: From Theory to Practice
  • Forum Discussion: Exploring Identity

NOTE: This course section is specifically for individuals seeking graduate units through Seattle Pacific University (SPU) or Brandman University (BU). There are graded assignments due in order to receive credit. Students seeking units must register directly with SPU or BU and pay required fees which are separate from the fee to take this course.

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