Faculty: Kathy Oakland
Human Relations: Awareness and Applications is a class offered through the Department of Teaching in the College of Education. Faculty in the Department of Teaching have particular expertise in building relationships, collaborating, and in cultural competency. The human relations course required for teacher licensure has a natural home in this department.
Course description: Development of awareness of various societal subgroups, recognizing and dealing with dehumanizing biases, and learning to relate effective to various groups in order to foster respect for human diversity. Emphasis on self-awareness in human relations issues and how this awareness can be translated into positive relationships with others and integrated into one's professional responsibilities.