This online certificate is designed for any professional who is committed to addressing equity and inclusion in their field. Students have the opportunity to examine the needs of a society's changing demographic, systems of power and privilege, and create culturally responsive best practice teaching and learning strategies across any discipline. Participants will deeply examine their ways of thinking, biases and actions to better prepare them to improve the lives of individuals, organizations and those in their sphere of influence.
Upon completion of the certificate in Culturally Responsive Practice, the student will meet the set of program outcomes within the specialized content/context:
- Apply best practices and effective instructional strategies grounded in current education theory to promote student learning.
- Develop cultural self-awareness and cultural fluency to work effectively with students and communities of diverse backgrounds.
- Engage in the process of inquiry and critical thinking regarding current educational issues and practices.
- Be able to examine and analyze data to make informed instructional student centered decisions.
- Identify and apply 21st Century technologies and strategies to enhance student learning.
- Gain skills to become advocates and change agents for 21st century learners.
Students must achieve the following program requirements for all courses listed under Program Requirements and Program Required Courses for the Culturally Responsive Practice certificate.
Certificate Credits: 12
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Minimum Grade: C
Program Required Courses
|EDU 6570||Culture, Power, and Identity||3|
|EDU 6580||Culturally Inclusive Communities & Schools||3|
|EDU 6590||Critical Pedagogy: Reflection and Action in the World||3|
|EDU 6595||Capstone: Culturally Responsive Practices||3|
To graduate from the College of St. Scholastica, graduate students must meet the following minimum degree requirements.
Minimum GPA: 3.0