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Multicultural College Teaching and Learning Minor

Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development
College of Education and Human Development
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Contact Information
Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development, 330 Wulling Hall, 86 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (612-624-1006; fax: 612-624-3377)
Email: olpd@umn.edu
  • Program Type: Graduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Length of program in credits (master's): 6
  • Length of program in credits (doctoral): 12
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
The Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development's (OLPD) graduate minor in multicultural college teaching and learning is designed for current University of Minnesota graduate students who want to study innovative strategies to increase access and success of diverse undergraduate students.
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.00.
Special Application Requirements:
To obtain a minor, graduate students should work with the MCTL director of graduate studies (DGS) to map out coursework that will enhance their ability to teach in diverse postsecondary contexts.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
Masters
Courses (Select 6 cr)
Coursework planned with MCTL director of graduate studies to total 6 credits.
CI 5105 - Increasing Access and Success in Undergraduate Classrooms (3.0 cr)
CI 5106 - Multicultural Teaching and Learning in Diverse College Contexts (3.0 cr)
CI 5116 - Action Research in Educational Settings (3.0 cr)
OLPD 5712 - Multicultural Theories of College Student Development Applied to Teaching and Learning (3.0 cr)
Doctoral
Courses (12 cr)
Coursework planned with MCTL director of graduate studies to total 12 credits.
CI 5105 - Increasing Access and Success in Undergraduate Classrooms (3.0 cr)
CI 5106 - Multicultural Teaching and Learning in Diverse College Contexts (3.0 cr)
CI 5116 - Action Research in Educational Settings (3.0 cr)
OLPD 5712 - Multicultural Theories of College Student Development Applied to Teaching and Learning (3.0 cr)
 
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CI 5105 - Increasing Access and Success in Undergraduate Classrooms
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Fundamentals and best practices for promoting student access, persistence, and retention within classroom. Focuses on traditionally under-represented/-served populations.
CI 5106 - Multicultural Teaching and Learning in Diverse College Contexts
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Theory/pedagogy for culturally responsive teaching from perspectives of teachers/learners in postsecondary settings. Critical multicultural education, universal instructional design, integrated multicultural instructional design.
CI 5116 - Action Research in Educational Settings
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Action research as method of improving teaching/learning in educational settings. Experience doing research in classrooms. Relative strengths/challenges of different approaches to classroom research. Ethical issues.
OLPD 5712 - Multicultural Theories of College Student Development Applied to Teaching and Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Multicultural student development theories/theorists. Implications for teaching/learning. Students reflect on The Student Personnel Point of View and Learning Reconsidered: Campus-wide Focus on the Student Experience and other collaborative efforts.
CI 5105 - Increasing Access and Success in Undergraduate Classrooms
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Fundamentals and best practices for promoting student access, persistence, and retention within classroom. Focuses on traditionally under-represented/-served populations.
CI 5106 - Multicultural Teaching and Learning in Diverse College Contexts
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Theory/pedagogy for culturally responsive teaching from perspectives of teachers/learners in postsecondary settings. Critical multicultural education, universal instructional design, integrated multicultural instructional design.
CI 5116 - Action Research in Educational Settings
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Action research as method of improving teaching/learning in educational settings. Experience doing research in classrooms. Relative strengths/challenges of different approaches to classroom research. Ethical issues.
OLPD 5712 - Multicultural Theories of College Student Development Applied to Teaching and Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Multicultural student development theories/theorists. Implications for teaching/learning. Students reflect on The Student Personnel Point of View and Learning Reconsidered: Campus-wide Focus on the Student Experience and other collaborative efforts.