ETOP 583 PERSPECTIVES ON DIVERSITY IN EDUCATION (Three Hours) This course is designed to give education professionals a better understanding of the theoretical foundations of multicultural education as well as current practices in this field. This is a systematic study of what transpires in intercultural contacts and interactions within the educational setting when the communication process involves culturally diverse people. The diversities on which we will focus will include race, ethnicity, socioeconomic class, personality/temperament, gender, religion, and communication styles. This course includes a 15-hour field experience designed to give students real-life experiences with their mentor in the specific areas of content listed in the course description. CPT form required for F-1 international students.