Dec 10, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 688B - Chicano/Latino Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Prerequisites, admission to the Teacher Credential and/or Masters of Arts in Teaching program as a multiple subject bilingual authorization candidate. This course centers on the history of Chicano/Latino cultures in the Southwest, with an emphasis on their cultural and geographic histories, the economic and political forces impacting their lives, and their linguistic diversity. The course provides a critical analysis of schooling for Chicano/Latino students, shifting toward asset-based frameworks that enable educators to interweave students’ language and community cultural knowledge into resources for learning, with an emphasis on bilingual education policies, programs, and teaching frameworks. This course meets the California bilingual credential requirements for Chicano/Latino culture; it is taught in both English and Spanish to bilingual prospective teachers. (Note: Pending CTC approval, this course may meet the requirements of the Spanish Culture Assessment 5.) This course may be taught with EDUC 695. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits