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Urban Education

Online
Subject Area
Course Number
URBS 202 910
Course Code
URBS202910
Course Key
72653
Day(s)
Monday
Wednesday
Time
5:30pm-9:20pm
5:30pm-9:20pm
Instructor
Primary Program
Course Description
This seminar focuses on two main questions: 1) How have US schools, and urban ones in particular, continued to reproduce inequalities rather than ameliorating them? 2) In the information age, how do the systems affecting education need to change to create more successful and equitable outcomes? The course is designed to bridge the divide between theory and practice. Each class session looks at issues of equity in relation to an area of practice (e.g. lesson design, curriculum planning, fostering positive student
identities, classroom management, school funding, policy planning), while bringing theoretical frames to bear from the fields of education, sociology, anthropology and psychology.
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