Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Education: Psychology's Contributions to Understanding and Reducing Disparities

About the Course:

This course addresses the ethnic and racial groups that have historically and presently demonstrated a pattern of educational disparities in the U.S. educational system. The course material covers relevant research and theory to inform an understanding of educational disparities and strategies to redress them. The article specifically examines the educational gap of African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Southeast Asian groups relative to Whites and other Asian Americans.

Journal/Publisher:

APA Task Force Report

Publication Date:

2012

Course Material Author

APA Presidental Task Force on Educational Disparities

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge to understand ethnic and racial minority groups educational disparities . It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the ethnic and racial groups that demonstrate a pattern of pervasive educational disparities.

  2. Identify the relationship of gender, social identity and ethnic/racial self-consciousness to educational disparities.

  3. Discuss best practices and research strategies to raise achievement and close achievement gaps.

  4. Describe recommendations for research, educational practice and advocacy of ethnic and racial minority groups.

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Course Number 101972
4 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $27.88
4.4 out of 5
259 members have taken this course