Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

EDUC 535 - 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):
Graduate
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. Additional assignments are required beyond those for EDUC 335. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EDUC 335. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EDUC 535 if student has credit for EDUC 335.