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Course Syllabi Related to Prejudice: links to a college and graduate-level courses related to prejudice on Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination; Intergroup Relations and Conflict; Stigmatization and Deviance; Race and Racism; Sexism, Gender, and the Psychology of Women; Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust; Heterosexism and Sexual Orientation; Diversity and Multiculturalism. There are self-assessments, bibliographies, and more from The Social Psychology Network, devoted to psychological research and teaching.  http://www.understandingprejudice.org/teach/othsyll.htm

Diversity in Society and Education - EDUC 251: This course taught by Julie R. Alexandrin, Ph.D. Saint Joseph College inWest Hartford, CT focuses on four major themes: 1) The students’ own stereotypes, biases and culture, what they are and where they come from; 2) Isms (including racism, ablism, chistianism, sexism, nationalism and agism) and how they are played out in our society and within interactions and expectations of others; and 3) English language acquisition, and bilingual and ESL education; 4) How all these aspects interact in an educational setting. Included in these discussions and critical analysis will be how our society and our own interactions marginalizes and oppresses certain groups, especially looking at the GLBTQ (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, transgender, questioning) population and people from the low socioeconomic communities, as they are the most oppressed and persecuted in our society today. http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/251Sylfal06online-JulieR-Alexandrin.pdf  (PDF format)

Gender & Women's Studies 111 - Gendering the Classroom:  Youth, Identity and Education: by CJ Pascoe from the University of California, Berkeley. "Youth in the United States spend many of their waking hours at school, in the classroom and on the playground. This course will focus on how identities, specifically gender identities, are forged through formal and informal education systems. Beginning with a historical look at mixed gender education in American schools, the course will focus on issues of childhood, learning, and socialization. We will examine, among other topics, classroom environments, teaching practices , the "what about the boys?" thesis, gay and lesbian youth in schools, playground time, single-sex schools, teasing and school rituals like prom and homecoming. We will look at schools as sites of reproduction of and resistance to social inequality. Similarly, schools will be examined as agents of socialization, but youth will also be examined as crafters of their own social lives, not just passive recipients of norms and knowledge."  http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/Ed&GenderSyllabus06.pdf  (PDF format)

Projects in a Box: ideas and activities for lunchtime seminars, classroom exercises, celebrating national LGBT events on your campus, lectures and seminar series, complete with PowerPoint slides in some cases -- from Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People in Medicine, an advocacy committee of the American Medical Students Association: http://www.amsa.org/adv/lgbtpm/projbox.cfm

See also … below are not examples of LGBT-inclusive curricula from colleges of education. They are models for you to see how others had laid out syllabus-links:

Syllabi on Hate Studies: from the Gonzaga University Institute for Action Against Hate Syllabus Project. Download free syllabi from courses in anthropology, communications, criminal justice, history, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, theology, women's and gender studies by going to http://guweb2.gonzaga.edu/againsthate/syllabus.html

Syllabi on the Web for Women- and Gender-Related Courses: Find links to syllabi from all over the country, including a number on gay and lesbian studies  from The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) by going to http://www.umbc.edu/cwit/syl_sex.html

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