EECE 776 - Culture and Education

Overview

Description

Elective course in the Family and Community Studies Specialty. Deals with the interrelationship between culture and the educational process. Explores how schools are organized as cultural agencies and how culture organizes the activity in schools. Not limited to mainstream U.S. schools. Also looks at cases from other societies in the interest of new perspectives. Gives particular attention to the nature and uses of ethnography for teacher-researchers. Develops strategies to work successfully with the myriad of cultures in New York schools.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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