Ch 6: Student Diversity & Learning Promotion

About This Chapter

Take a look at this chapter on student diversity and learning promotion if you need some help understanding these topics. In addition to outlining these subjects clearly and easily, our video and text lessons are designed to help you prepare for an important upcoming examination.

Student Diversity & Learning Promotion - Chapter Summary

Because they're written by expert instructors, the lessons you'll find in this chapter on student diversity and learning promotion make learning a breeze. When you work through this chapter, you'll study these topics and others, including linguistic diversity, gender equality and religious diversity. After completing these lessons, you should be able to:

  • Explain how cultural diversity is defined
  • Provide an overview for linguistic diversity
  • Discuss the different types of family systems
  • Detail the impact socioeconomic status has on education
  • Describe ways gender equality can be improved in education
  • Outline religious diversity in the classroom
  • Identify the ways student achievement is influenced by diversity
  • Understand how diversity in the classroom is taught effectively

Our lesson quizzes and chapter test allow you to check your skills before sitting for an important exam and determine any topics that need more study. You can use the video tabs feature to navigate our video lessons if you'd rather watch just one section than the entire video. We've made these resources accessible to you 24 hours a day on your tablet, mobile phone or computer for your convenience. Help from an instructor is available just a few clicks away through the Dashboard.

8 Lessons in Chapter 6: Student Diversity & Learning Promotion
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Defining Cultural Diversity

1. Defining Cultural Diversity

Cultural diversity exists in many countries around the world, but it can be challenging and, at times, problematic. Through this lesson, you'll learn how to define cultural diversity and explore some of the ways in which it influences society.

Linguistic Diversity: Definition & Overview

2. Linguistic Diversity: Definition & Overview

Language can be considered a particularly human invention. People need language to communicate with one another in order to survive. This lesson explores why there are so many languages and how these languages may be compared.

Family Systems: Definition and Types

3. Family Systems: Definition and Types

Families come in all shapes and sizes. In this lesson, we'll examine what makes a family, as well as some common types of families, including nuclear, matrifocal, extended, and blended families.

Socioeconomic Status & Education: Statistics & Impact

4. Socioeconomic Status & Education: Statistics & Impact

We hear about socioeconomic status often, but what does it mean when we talk about its relationship with education? This lesson will bring you up to speed as well as introduce relevant statistics about socioeconomic status and education.

Improving Gender Equality in Education

5. Improving Gender Equality in Education

A person's gender can influence the way they experience the educational system. Watch this lesson to find out more about improving gender equality in education, including the impact that Title IX had on gender equality.

Religious Diversity in Classrooms

6. Religious Diversity in Classrooms

Too often, religious diversity is treated as a taboo subject in the classroom. However, with the proper structure, discussing religious diversity is an excellent way to promote learning and development for all students.

How Diversity Influences Student Achievement

7. How Diversity Influences Student Achievement

Diversity can be defined as the differences among people. In this lesson, we'll learn how poverty, social class, culture, and ethnicity can impact student achievement.

Teaching Diversity in the Classroom

8. Teaching Diversity in the Classroom

Diversity is a key aspect of what students can learn in school. This lesson may give you some ideas about helping students appreciate and understand diversity in helpful and meaningful ways.

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