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Course Title: Foundations of Education in a Diverse Society
Course ID: EDUC 230

This course is designed to examine educational practices from diverse historical, philosophical, sociological, economic, and legal perspectives. The course addresses issues of educational equity, sociocultural influences on teaching and learning, and how teachers and schools can contribute to interpersonal and intercultural understanding and respect, social justice, and democratic citizenship. Students explore the nature of school environments, the fundamental goals of education in American public schools, English language learners, the relationship between school and a diverse society, the organization of school curricula, and characteristics of effective schools and instruction in grades P-12. Lecture 3 hours per week.

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Spring, Summer, Fall

Prerequisites: EDUC 201 with a minimum letter grade of C

Corequisites: None

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