Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Equity in Education: D

 Title Abbreviation:   EQUITY IN EDUCATN (D)

 Department:    ECED

 Course #:    211

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    131210

 EPC:    402

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Examination of historical and institutional oppression and how these systems of oppression operate in educational settings. Focuses on how teachers can interrupt this oppression and create more equitable classrooms for all students.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the historically and socially constructed nature of human differences, with a particular focus on power and privilege.
  2. Identify prevailing systems of power and one’s individual and group status.
  3. Reflect critically on one’s ethical role and identity as a early childhood educator.
  4. Apply equitable and anti-racist communication strategies and skills appropriate in an early childhood classroom.
  5. Implement a plan to make an early childhood classroom more equitable.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2018 and affects outlines for 2019 and later.


Definition: Interact with humans and the environment informed by an understanding of equity.

Course Contents

  1. Anti-bias and non-sexist curricula.
  2. Homophobia in the educational environment.
  3. Institutional racism.
  4. Equity gap.
  5. Implicit bias
  6. Privilege.