HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Course level: "Graduate"
"This course presents the historical origins and development of higher education and its influence on the development of postsecondary education in the United States. Through ontological and epistemological lenses, students will examine the philosophical perspectives on cultural values, beliefs (both secular and non-secular), and goals of education from classical times through modern American higher education. Competency A: Synthesize the historical, philosophical, cultural, social, religious, and economic foundations of higher education. Competency B: Analyze the influence of historical, social, religious, political, economic, and transitional movements on the development of postsecondary education in the United States. Competency C: Identify the elements of educational philosophies in other countries that influenced U.S. higher education. Competency D: Identify influential theories and philosophies in history and their impact on U.S. higher education. Competency E: Evaluate the effect of major events relating to the issues of society and their impact on U.S. higher education."
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What you'll learn
What you’ll learn