Social Contexts And Contemporary Issues – edd711 (3 credits)

This course focuses on the historical concepts, demographic trends, and current issues of education. An analysis of institutions, unionization, technology, and diversity are of focus. Competency A: Synthesize the influences of historical developments and trends on current educational practices and polices. Competency B: Correlate the relationships between different educational philosophies and educational practices. Competency C: Analyze social theories relevant to education. Competency D: Analyze contemporary issues in the educational environment. Competency E: Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Philosophical Principles Underlying Education

  • Competency D: Analyze contemporary issues in the educational environment.Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 4]
  • Competency E: Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 4]
  • Competency A: Synthesize the influences of historical developments and trends on current educational practices and polices. [Wk 4]
  • Competency C: Analyze social theories relevant to education. [Wk 4]
  • Competency B: Correlate the relationships between different educational philosophies and educational practices. [Wk 4]

Reading Weeks

  • Competency A: Synthesize the influences of historical developments and trends on current educational practices and polices. [Wk 2]
  • Competency B: Correlate the relationships between different educational philosophies and educational practices. [Wk 2]
  • Competency C: Analyze social theories relevant to education. [Wk 2]
  • Competency D: Analyze contemporary issues in the educational environment.Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 2]
  • Competency E: Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 2]

Historical Relationship Between School and Society

  • Competency A: Synthesize the influences of historical developments and trends on current educational practices and polices. [Wk 3]
  • Competency B: Correlate the relationships between different educational philosophies and educational practices. [Wk 3]
  • Competency C: Analyze social theories relevant to education. [Wk 3]
  • Competency D: Analyze contemporary issues in the educational environment.Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 3]
  • Competency E: Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 3]

Contemporary Issues in Curriculum

  • Competency E: Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 7]
  • Competency A: Synthesize the influences of historical developments and trends on current educational practices and polices. [Wk 7]
  • Competency B: Correlate the relationships between different educational philosophies and educational practices. [Wk 7]
  • Competency C: Analyze social theories relevant to education. [Wk 7]
  • Competency D: Analyze contemporary issues in the educational environment.Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 7]

Implications of Existing Educational Policies and Practices

  • Competency A: Synthesize the influences of historical developments and trends on current educational practices and polices. [Wk 8]
  • Competency B: Correlate the relationships between different educational philosophies and educational practices. [Wk 8]
  • Competency C: Analyze social theories relevant to education. [Wk 8]
  • Competency D: Analyze contemporary issues in the educational environment.Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 8]
  • Competency E: Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 8]

Contemporary Issues in the Role and Function of Schooling

  • Competency A: Synthesize the influences of historical developments and trends on current educational practices and polices. [Wk 5]
  • Competency B: Correlate the relationships between different educational philosophies and educational practices. [Wk 5]
  • Competency C: Analyze social theories relevant to education. [Wk 5]
  • Competency D: Analyze contemporary issues in the educational environment.Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 5]
  • Competency E: Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 5]

Contemporary Issues of Multiculturalism

  • Competency A: Synthesize the influences of historical developments and trends on current educational practices and polices. [Wk 6]
  • Competency B: Correlate the relationships between different educational philosophies and educational practices. [Wk 6]
  • Competency C: Analyze social theories relevant to education. [Wk 6]
  • Competency D: Analyze contemporary issues in the educational environment.Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 6]
  • Competency E: Evaluate implications of contemporary issues affecting educators and educational institutions. [Wk 6]

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