Over the course of the semester, we have examined a varied of multicultural influences and their impact on us personally and in educational settings. The process required you to become more self-aware and more aware of others around you. As a final reflection, please identify your growth and understanding in the following areas:
1. Ethnicity and Race
2. Class and Socioeconomic Status
4. Sexual Orientation
9. Age (to include childhood and youth culture)
10. Importance and/or impact of multicultural education
Write a final statement of understanding explaining how your knowledge of multicultural influences helps you develop strategies for establishing well-functioning diverse and inclusive learning/work environments. How will you demonstrate an appreciation for living and working in an increasingly diverse local and global community? Identify areas of growth and areas that will require more growth and understanding.
Requirements: Specific textual references to class presentations and Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society, minimum length of 5 pages, double spaced. You must include 5 textual referencing and are encouraged to use your chapter reflections and 3 references to the chapter presentations.