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ELHE 7201 Philosophy of Education (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

The course will explore underlying principles of K-16 education and the nature of knowledge, and how classical, modern and post-modern theories have impacted such things as curricula, pedagogy, and research. We will consider the roots, tensions and controversies surrounding the democratic character of American education, especially as it relates to meritocratic and egalitarian principles, equality and equity, and the objectives of liberal education.

Instructor(s): Ana Martinez Aleman

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17