EDUC 202 - CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EDUC
Long Title: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EDUCATION
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: The course examines the way globalization, immigration, privatization and the increasing diversity in our student population is shaping, and being shaped, by America's schools. An exploration of these and other issues from both micro- (student) and macro- (systemic) levels, will be the mainstay of the course. The lenses of sociology, psychology and political economy will be used throughout the semester. The course is open to students in these fields and to students exploring a career in teaching, and is recommended for students entering the teacher education program. This course requires five hours of observation in a local secondary school. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EDUC 502. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EDUC 202 if student has credit for EDUC 502.