Building a Community of Diverse, Inclusive, and Justice-Oriented Scholars in the College of Education
The authors and instructors of this course are graduate students from the College of Education:
• Troy Bell: PhD Student, C&I, Curriculum Studies
• Alankrita Chhikara: PhD Student, C&I, Curriculum Studies
• Razak Dwomoh: PhD Student, C&I, Social Studies Education
• Araba A Z Osei-Tutu: PhD Candidate, C&I, Curriculum Studies
• Stephanie Scherer: PhD Candidate, C&I, Curriculum Studies
• Lili Zhou: PhD Student, C&I, Mathematics Education
The four online modules certification program support the College of Education’s efforts toward building a just, equitable, and diverse community, inclusive of all racial and ethnic minorities. They focus on anti-racist education that are suitable for current classroom teachers, undergraduate and graduate students, and the general Purdue community. The modules address:
• Critical Theories related to Race
• Critical Understandings of Immigration (Discrimination and Deficit Perspectives)
• Critical Understandings of ELLs
• Critical Approaches to Women and Gender
It seeks to build urgency for the development of a culture of care and cooperative responsibility towards change and that begins with a central focus on critical theoretical perspectives and practices of activism that promote diversity, inclusion, and social justice.
The modules will have weekly assignments and discussions, culminating with a guest speaker forum. Successful completion of all modules in the PD course will earn students a certificate of participatio and 20 professional development hours.
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Registration in this course is subject to the Purdue Online Non-Credit Policies.