PSYC 377
Mapping Anti-Bias Education Fall 2022
Division II
Cross-listed PSYC 377 / AFR 358

Class Details

In this course, we will use theories and data to define anti-bias education in childhood contexts and examine its application across U.S. schools and childcare centers, families, and the media environment. We will ask ourselves: What do we know about the need for anti-bias education among non-marginalized and marginalized children, including those who are minoritized for their ethnic-racial, gender, and/or sexual identities? How are various biases and identities shaped in childhood? Which media-based and interpersonal interventions can be effective with anti-bias education and why? What are some of the contemporary hesitations and challenges around implementing anti-bias education for educators, families, and children? What are some of the practices that marginalized families are already implementing? As we explore approaches and possibilities for anti-bias education across children’s ecosystems, we will propose innovative recommendations for research and practice that have the potential to yield positive outcomes for today’s children.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 18
Expected: 18
Class#: 1017
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Weekly 1-page reflection papers (graded on a pass/fail basis), one 3-5 page mid-term paper, one final 7-10 page paper or approved project
Prerequisites: None
Enrollment Preferences: Africana Studies Concentrators and Psychology Majors
Distributions: Division II
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
PSYC 377 Division II AFR 358 Division II
Attributes: AFR Core Electives
PSYC Area 7 - Educational Psychology
TEAC Teaching Sequence Courses

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