SEYS 764 - The Secondary School Curriculum: Current Theories and Controversies.

Overview

Course Title

The Secondary School Curriculum: Current Theories and Controversies.

Description

This course will explore the complexities of teaching and learning from multiple perspectives. Assignments and class discussions will encourage teachers to viewcurrent educational theories and controversies through various overlapping, dynamic lenses, so that they will be better prepared to facilitate learning in their secondary classrooms. The relationships between current theories and controversies, as well as issues of class, race, power, and social justice in secondary school curriculum design and instruction are the major topics that will beaddressed. It is the objective of this course that teachers will come away with their own personal, highly developed philosophies and practices, concerning current theories and controversies and be well-versed in the current research and discourse surrounding their secondary school curricula.

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

Course Schedule