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EDUC 537: Introduction to Culturally & 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 intersections of race, ethnicity, language, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, and ability affect equity for PK-12 culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) learners. Invites educators to interrogate ways that personal cultural identity and biases influence instructional and assessment practices with CLD learners and relationships with families. Fieldwork hours are required. 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 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.

Semesters taught: Fall, Summer, Spring

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2024, Section: 6F5*, CRN 83230, Format: Online, Instructor: Woomee Kim
  • Fall 2024, Section: DL1*, CRN 73305, Format: Online, Instructor: Sarah Rich

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)