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Learning Exercise: Sociological Foundations Supporting the Study of Cultural Diversity

Title:
Sociological Foundations Supporting the Study of Cultural Diversity
Material:
Description:
This assignment explores some of the barriers facing low-income cultural and linguistic minority youth to educational equality.
Course: Student Success

Info

Submitted by:
McGraw-Hill Learning Solutions
Date Last Modified:
December 11, 2008

Exercise

Alternative Solutions: Read the research report by Hugh Mehan entitled Sociological Foundations Supporting the Study of Cultural Diversity accessed at http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/pubs/ncrcdsll/rr1.htm. Identify some of the barriers facing low-income cultural and linguistic minority youth to educational equality. After receiving permission, conduct an interview with an English language learner (ELL) student or acquaintance concerning his/her educational experiences since arrival in the United States. Using an example of an educational barrier the ELL faced, write an alternative solution for a successful educational experience. Share your writing with your classmates on the discussion board.

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Audience

  • College General Ed

Topics

Diversity and Culture: Today's Diverse World

Learning Objectives

Define race, culture, and ethnicity and explain the importance of understanding today's culturally diverse world.

Type of Task

  • Individual

Technical Notes

Author Mary Jean Pace