Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

EDUC 335 - URBAN ED:ISSUES, POLICY & PRAC

Long Title: URBAN EDUCATION: ISSUES, POLICY, AND PRACTICE
Department: Education
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course focuses on the major issues facing urban education, including poverty, the implications of racial and ethnic diversity for educational institutions, and strategies for improving academic achievement in urban schools. Students will examine sociological, political, cultural and educational research and theory, as well as explore strategies for improvement of urban education at the classroom, school and policy levels. This course requires five hours of observation in a local secondary school. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EDUC 535. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EDUC 335 if student has credit for EDUC 535.