2021-2022 Catalog 
    Jan 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog

International and Multicultural Education, EdD

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Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Ed. D. program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a nuanced and integrative knowledge of human rights education and activism; race and ethnic studies; and language and culture
  • Identify, describe and critique critical social theory; critical and decolonizing pedagogies; theories of race, gender and intersectionality
  • Identify and employ methodological tools based in critical approaches to quantitative and qualitative research methods with a focus on community engaged scholarship.  Describe and apply alternative paradigms, such as participatory action research, teacher action research, testimonio, and critical ethnography
  • Synthesize contextual understandings, reflective analysis, theoretical frameworks, and methodological training to produce a doctoral dissertation.  Design and conduct research that contributes new knowledge to the academic field

Student Learning Outcomes

The IME programs are designed to enable students, upon graduation, to:

  • Use theory as a lens for thinking critically about social inequities in local/global contexts
  • Be a knowledgeable consumer of educational literature
  • Be skillful in applying research-based teaching practices
  • Use a wide range of instructional materials, approaches, and methods for learners at different stages of development and from differing cultural and linguistic backgrounds
  • Use a wide range of assessment tools for including informal/formal, individual/group, formative/summative instruments
  • Design, implement, and assess K-12 and post-secondary classroom/community programs focused on human rights, multicultural, and/or language/literacy education

Major Requirements (60 units)

Electives (12 Units)

Complete an additional 12 units of elective courses. Elective courses may be drawn from other IME courses not listed above, and any other graduate program in the School of Education (with adviser’s approval).

IME Dissertation Courses

Optional Concentrations:

Students may also select a concentration in Language & Culture  or Human Rights Education  or Racial Justice and Education .

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