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CS92PROD
Schools in Society
EDST 230
Spring 2022
Section: 01   02  

What role have schools played in the evolution of American society? This course invites you to take a step back from your own K-12 experiences and to critically position those experiences within a broader understanding of the U.S. education system. We will consider how education, broadly conceived, has the capacity to maintain and transform social inequalities. We will explore crosscutting themes of race, schooling, democracy, and notions of "progress," by examining topics in school segregation/integration, market-based reforms, pedagogy, learning theories, and the curriculum.

This course fulfills the Foundations, Breadth Category 2, or Elective requirement for the Education Studies major and minor.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS EDST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(EDST-MN)(EDST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%

Last Updated on OCT-23-2021
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