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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDCI 581: Understanding Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3


Examines the ways that race, ethnicity, language, religion, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, and ability intersect to affect educational experiences for culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) learners of all ages. Invites educators to deepen understanding of culture and explore their own cultural identities with implications for equitable pedagogical practices with CLD learners. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in TESOL PK-Adult Non-Licensure.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

  • Spring 2024, Section: 001, CRN 21259, Format: Online, Instructor: Vilma LePelch

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2024, Section: 001, CRN 79745, Format: Online, Instructor: Kathleen Ramos
Prior Sections (partial list)