This course relates to communication across different cultures. This course is designed to assist students in exploring personal biases and methods of overcoming them and the basic principles underlying multicultural education. It addresses cultural issues that English Language Learners and their teachers are likely to encounter in the classrooms and to acquire knowledge and techniques to facilitate their success. Course participants will research and critically reflect upon selected aspects of culture as a basis to understand students and to create appropriate teaching materials. This course provides an opportunity to develop appropriate teaching strategies, activities and materials and to adapt and evaluate curricula for use in culturally diverse classrooms.