Educational and Multicultural Issues in Special Education
Learning of individuals
Differing ways of learning of individuals with exceptional learning needs including those from culturally diverse backgrounds and strategies for addressing these differences.
Ways to create learning environments that allow individuals to retain and appreciate their own and each others' respective language and cultural heritage.
Negative stereotypes of cultures
Ways specific cultures are negatively stereotyped.
Strategies used to cope
Strategies used by diverse populations to cope with a legacy of former and continuing racism.
Characteristics of culture and use of language
Characteristics of one's own culture and use of language and the ways in which these can differ from other cultures and uses of languages.
Behaving and communicating among cultures
Ways of behaving and communicating among cultures that can lead to misinterpretation and misunderstanding.
Mediate controversial intercultural issues
Mediate controversial intercultural issues among students within the learning environment in ways that enhance any culture, group, or person.
Interact with individuals from a different culture
Students will interact with individuals from a culture different than their own.