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Social Contexts And Contemporary Issues

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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 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Contemporary Issues in Curriculum

    • 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]
    • 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]

    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]

    Implications of Existing Educational Policies and Practices

    • Competency C: Analyze social theories relevant to education. [Wk 8]
    • 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 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]

    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 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 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]
    • Competency B: Correlate the relationships between different educational philosophies and educational practices. [Wk 6]
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