2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EEDUC 5146 Issues in American Schooling: Contemporary Challenges and Historical Contexts

The course examines diverse contemporary issues in American education through a combination of field-based experiences and investigation of the social and historical forces that shape the character of schooling in a democratic society. The course opens the dialogue about the nature of teaching and learning, and the design of educational programs in the context of societal, political, and economic structures as well as within the diverse cultural values of a pluralistic society.