Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

BBE 544 Culturally Responsive Learning Environment

Grounded in the principle that “cultural relevance” is a vital component in environments to engage students’ cognitive processing for learning. Students will explore designing the social, physical, and instructional environment to incorporate cultural information and processes to scaffold learning. Course participants will engage in problem solving, establishing expectations, agreements, routines, and organizational procedures with attention to communal awareness, authentic relationships, and collaboration with staff, administrators, and families.




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