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Book Study: The Heart of Whiteness

EDUC 600

3 CREDITS

$375

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Instructor: Ursula M. Hall

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Correspondence

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $375

Course Description:

What happens when you get 15 or more strangers together who know nothing about one another? They only know that they will have a conversation.  A conversation that can change relationships, change the way we think of them and each other.  Conversations such as this can be hurtful, emotional, and yet inspiring.  What each one will take away from the conversation will really be the test.  15 or more people, with one book will have a Courageous Conversation About Race.

Goals and Objectives:

Participants must successfully complete all of the following requirements:
a. Read and collaboratively discuss the approved text.
b. Respond to a series of questions based on the approved text created by the instructor
c. Reflections of your class discussions documented in a journal - 4 entries
d. Complete a Program Creation that demonstrates a connection between your learning and instruction.

TEXT:

Robert Jensen, The Heart of Whiteness Confronting Race, Racism, and White Privilege, 2005; City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133, ISBN 978-0-87276-449-8.  Book can be ordered from http://www.amazon.com/Heart-Whiteness-Confronting-Racism-Privilege/dp/0872864499/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1328041870&sr=8-1

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