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ELHE 7505 Transforming the Field of Catholic Education (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course explores the history, purpose, current status, and possible futures of Catholic elementary and secondary schools. Students will become conversant with the body of scholarly literature, theoretical and empirical, that defines the field of Catholic education. Though the primary focus will be on Catholic schools in the United States, the course will explore how we can learn from the experience of other religiously affiliated schools here and abroad, and from the experience of Catholic educators worldwide. Special attention will be devoted to how the Ignatian spirituality and pedagogy can be a resource for educators in Jesuit and non-Jesuit schools.


Instructor(s): Martin Scanlan

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: TMRE7104

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Last Updated: 12-Jan-17