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Syllabus Multicultural Civic Education: The Case of Israel - 34598

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Last update 20-08-2019
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 1st degree (Bachelor)

Responsible Department: Education

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: English

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Aviv Cohen

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours:

Teaching Staff:
Dr. Aviv Cohen Abra

Course/Module description:
This courses goal is to raise awareness towards issues of diversity and multiculturalism as part of the civic education process.

Course/Module aims:

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
1. Understand the theoretical aspects of multiculturalism and diversity as part of the civic education process.
2. Examine different educational theories of multicultural civic education in regard to the Israeli context
3. Understand and implement pedagogical practices.

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:

Course/Module Content:
1.Theoretical background of multicultural civic education
2.Types of diversity national, religious, racial, gender, and linguistic.
3.Israel as a case study
4.Pedagogical practices
5.Personal and professional reflection.

Required Reading:
The course reading list appears on the course web site (moodle).

Additional Reading Material:

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 20 %
Participation in Tutorials 10 %
Project work 50 %
Assignments 20 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
* Please note the changes may occur to the list of topics and readings.
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.