EDU 601: Sociocult&Political Context Ed

Exploration and development of both theoretical and pedagogical frameworks for engaging crucial social, cultural, and political issues related to education in local and national contexts. The course explores how dimensions of race, sex/gender and sexuality, ability, and class operate in/through schooling both at a structural level as well as at the level of classroom practice. Emphasis will be placed on issues relevant to the SouthCoast region, including urban contexts, and the diverse educational needs of this region.