Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024

     

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EDUC 502 001 (CRN: 24272)

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EDUC

Long Title: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EDUCATION
Department: Education
Instructor: Cruz, Rick
Meeting: 6:00PM - 9:00PM M (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 10
Section Enrolled: 5
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 20
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 14
Enrollment data as of: 23-APR-2024 8:19AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Final Exam Time:
25-APR-2024  
7:00PM - 10:00PM R
 
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. Additional assignments are required beyond those for EDUC 202. Cross-list: EDUC 202. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EDUC 502 if student has credit for EDUC 202.