EDUC 591F - Workshop: The Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature in High School

  • 2 credits

Registration for fall is currently unavailable. Please return after July 1, 2018 to check for registration availability.

The professional development workshop The Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature in High School is an exploration of the richness of multicultural literature shown through four pedagogical approaches to teaching it: reader response, inquiry, cultural studies, and critical pedagogy.

Eight one-hour video programs feature classroom footage illustrating these approaches, augmented by background information on featured authors and analysis of their works by leading scholars, educators, and the authors themselves. Rounding out the workshop experience are the print guide, which includes discussion questions and activities, and the Web site, which includes resources about literature and teaching strategies.

Review the course work requirements and the workshop website for more information.

Annenberg Learner (formerly Annenberg Media) funds and distributes multimedia professional development courses and resources to advance excellent teaching in American schools. These educational video programs with coordinated web and text materials help teachers enhance their expertise in their fields and refine their teaching methods. The School of Education at Colorado State University offers graduate credit for teachers enrolled in these professional development courses. Educational video programs with coordinated interactive web and text resources form the basis for these courses and can be accessed at the Annenberg Learner website.

Important Information

Please begin viewing the videos and completing the assignments immediately after you register by accessing the supporting website: http://www.learner.org/workshops/hslit/

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