EDUC 653: Current Issues in K-12 Education

Class Program
Credits 3
This course focuses on a critical examination of current issues influencing early and middle childhood education. Topics include both historical and contemporary views of childhood education, as well as social, educational and economic policies that shape the practices within schools. Students are assessed by their contribution to the class discussions throughout the semester. A variety of instructional strategies are used to promote active inquiry into learning during class time.