Graduate Courses: College of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Courses: Cultural and Urban Studies (CUST)
6360: Foundations of Educational Sociology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Major sociological perspectives are drawn upon to interpret research on the organization and processes of schooling in their social, political, and economic contexts.
6370: Cultural Foundations of American Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Analysis of social, political, and economic forces that have contributed to the unique role of education in the history of the United States.
7309: Contemporary Philosophies in Multicultural Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CUST 6310, CUST 6311, or consent of instructor. Analysis of the theoretical and philosophical foundations of contemporary multicultural education programs, policies, and practices at the K-12 and higher education levels.
7310: Seminar and Laboratory Experiences in Multicultural Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CUST 6311 or consent of instructor. Site of examination of intracultural and intercultural dimensions regarding values, group identity, and communications.
7311: Research in Multicultural Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: EPSY 8320, EPSY 8322, or consent of instructor. Examination of research literature concerning multicultural education. Application of research designs such as ethnographic, emicetic, and biosocial psychology for research in multicultural education.
7350: Education for Rational Thinking
Cr. 3. (3-0). Introduction to the theory, knowledge, and skills for teaching rational thinking and logical inquiry to children and youth.
7360: Global Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). An investigation of the concept of global education, including cross-cultural and state of the planet awareness, along with a consideration of other images of the world. Includes a field experience in a foreign country.
8360: Comparative Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Analysis of the organization and functioning of education in the social, political, and economic context of selected societies.
8370: Origins of Modern Educational Thought
Cr. 3. (3-0). Educational philosophies and practices from earliest primitive cultures through the Reformation. Parallels between past and present educational thought and practices.
8372: History and Philosophy of Modern Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Educational philosophies and practices since the Reformation with emphasis on the growing importance of public education.
8375: History and Philosophy of Higher Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: consent of instructor. History of the philosophical rationales and institutions of postsecondary education. Emphasis is upon American colleges and universities with attention to their ancient and medieval origins and counterparts in other countries.
8378: Current Issues in Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Classroom teaching and methods, curriculum guidance, administration, and related problems; stress on basic consistent approach to pressing problems and current issues.
8380: Philosophy of Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). A survey of education philosophies and their relationships to American educational goals, systems, and curricular approaches.
Catalog Publish Date: January 14, 2013
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