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EDCT 5680 | EDUU 9344: Leveraging Privilege and Entitlement: Overcoming Barriers to Access and Equity

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Price: $150.00

Instructor: Dr. Nancy Dome

Credits: 1 | Schedule: 4 weeks

In partnership with Thought Leaders, Delores B. Lindsey, Ph.D. and Randall B. Lindsey.

Who Should Take This Course

History buffs and those who want a deep dive into the historical bases that lead to prevailing barriers. You will follow along the continuum from Cultural Precompetence to Cultural Proficiency to see how cultural assets can function both as core values and intercultural barriers for groups.

What You Will Learn

Using the Tools of Cultural Proficiency, participants examine historical foundations of systemic oppression that underlie schools’ unstated, negative core values that regard some cultures as deficits and learn Cultural Proficiency’s Guiding Principles as a means to developing intentional educator and school wide core values In which students’ cultures are embraced as assets.

 

Course Work

Module 1: Historical Nature of Segregation and Marginalization

What You’ll Learn

  • Personal Introductions: Big Idea
  • Getting Centered Video: TEDTalk: Chimamanda Adichie Major Points
  • Activity: What's in a Name?
  • Partner Up: Deficit and Asset-Based Thinking Reflection
  • Forum/Activity Sheet
  • Partner Up: Dialogue Prompts

Module 2: Our Role in Confronting and Overcoming Systemic Oppression

What You’ll Learn

  • Article: On Entitlement
  • Article: Entitlement & Privilege As Education History
  • Video: Violence Against Women
  • Review: Culturally Proficient
  • Educator Rubric (Expectations)
  • Assignment Objectives and Overview
  • Ongoing Assignment: Cultural Proficiency Educator Plan (Phase 1
  • Partner Up: Why ask Why?
  • Cultural Proficiency Educator Plan (Phase 1)
  • Reflection Forum/Activity Sheet
  • Partner-Up: Dialogue Prompts

Module 3: Exploring Issues of Privilege and Entitlement

What You’ll Learn

  • Video: Continuum related to Anger-Guilt
  • Article: Why Ask Why?
  • Article: Entitlement & Privilege As Education History
  • Ongoing Assignment: Cultural Proficiency Educator Plan (Phase 2)
  • Partner Up: Cultural Proficiency to Ensure Equity
  • Cultural Proficiency Educator Plan (Phase 2)
  • Reflection Forum/Activity Sheet
  • Partner Up: Dialogue Prompts

Module 4: Using the Guiding Principles of Cultural Proficiency for Systemic Change

What You’ll Learn

  • Article: Focus on Assets article
  • Assignment: Cultural Proficiency
  • Cultural Proficiency Educator Plan (Phase 3 & 4)
  • Reflection Forum/Activity Sheet
  • Partner Up: Dialogue Prompts

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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