2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EARED 6110 Arts and Education: History and Philosophy

This course will consider the history and philosophy of American schools, with use of the arts to support course content. Students will explore the American experience of schooling through the eyes of diverse groups. The course's primary questions are Why were public schools established?" and "What are schools for in our society?" We will explore education from a broader perspective than the classroom and become aware of social issues and their effects on education.