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Teaching Diversity

Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom

The College of Extended and Global Education is proud to partner with Virtual Education Software (VESi), a leading provider of accredited online courses for educators. These online professional development courses are written by top educators and provide relevant and interactive instruction on a wide variety of subjects.

Online courses work with your schedule, allowing you to participate when it’s most convenient for you. Each course instructor is available for professional questions by e-mail or a toll-free phone number. Courses are offered for either 3 or 4.5 semester units of continuing education-level credit. Most students can complete 3-unit courses in about 30 hours and 4.5-unit courses in about 45 hours. You may register for these courses at any time during the semester however you have 16 weeks to finish the course from the time of enrollment.

VESi courses are now tablet-compatible, making it easy for you to log-in to your course at anytime and anywhere!

Course Description

Units: 3 
Price: $450

EDUC 3175. This course is designed to give you the knowledge, tools and dispositions to effectively facilitate a diverse classroom. It teaches you how to understand and identify differences in approaches to learning and performance, including different learning styles and ways in which students demonstrate learning. Emphasis is on understanding how students' learning is influenced by individual experiences, talents, disabilities, gender, language, culture, family and community values. You will be challenged to apply knowledge of the richness of contributions from our diverse society to the teaching field.


* Fees are subject to change