EDU 618 Analysis of Current Issues in Education
4 Semester Units
Analysis of Current Issues in Education provides the student with an opportunity to examine controversial topics in education such as finance, zero tolerance school discipline, and school reform. Emphasis is placed on uncovering the underlying social and ideological philosophies that lie below the surface of each issue.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Analyze the major issues facing contemporary American schools.
- Evaluate the competing philosophical and sociological issues facing American schools.
- Distinguish among the issues facing American education with respect to their economic and political contexts.
- Assess the issues facing education in the United States in terms of their global context.