Middlebury

EDST 0115

Education In the USA

Education in the USA
What are schools for? What makes education in a democracy unique? What counts as evidence of that uniqueness? What roles do schools play in educating citizens in a democracy for a democracy? In this course, we will engage these questions while investigating education as a social, cultural, political, and economic process. We will develop new understandings of current policy disputes regarding a broad range or educational issues by examining the familiar through different ideological and disciplinary lenses. 3 hrs. lect./1 hr. disc.
Subject:
Education Studies
Department:
Education Studies
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
AMR NOR SOC
Equivalent Courses:
BLST 0115

Sections in Fall 2009

Fall 2009

EDST0115A-F09 Lecture (Affolter)
EDST0115X-F09 Discussion (Affolter)
EDST0115Y-F09 Discussion (Affolter)
EDST0115Z-F09 Discussion (Affolter)