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What's in Your Library? Evaluating Your Classroom LIbrary for Cultural Sensitivity

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Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 6/7/2021 - 7/11/2021
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 9 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 7/5/2021 - 8/8/2021
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 5 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 10/31/2021 - 12/4/2021
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 5 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 9/26/2021 - 10/30/2021
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 0 of 30

About the Course

In this online course, students will participate in research and activities to gain an understanding on how to apply a diversity audit for their classroom library. Students will understand how to analyze books for bias as related to gender, race, ethnicity, and religious beliefs. Students will be able to gain a better understanding of the reading needs of their own students, analyze their current library collection, and then continue to build  their library to better suit the diverse needs of their student population.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze the needs of their student population based on gender, ethnicity, race, cultural diversity, religious beliefs, and socio-eocomics. 
  • Recognize bias in children’s/young adult literature
  • Analyze a book based on  bias.
  • Audit classroom library for cultural sensitivity
  • Pursue additions of new books based upon the needs of students’ backgrounds
  • Grade(s): Pre-K Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Elementary K-5 Secondary 6-12
  • Subject(s): Art/Music Career And Technical Comprehensive Health Dance Drama/Theater Arts English Language Arts English Language Learning Math Music Physical Education Reading,Writing,Communicating Science Social Studies Specialized Service Providers Technology Visual Arts World Languages
  • Teacher Quality Standard(s): QS 1.A QS 2.A QS 2.B QS 2.C QS 2.D

Facilitator

Christy Howard

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Facilitator

Christy Howard

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