Sep 27, 2020  
2019-2020 University Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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EDUC 305 - School and Society

3 hours
This course examines the sociological impact and history of education in the United States along with the locations and institutions of schooling within our society. Students examine how public and non-public schools are organized and operate and explore factors impacting student success and assumptions about access and equity. Topics include: historical and sociological implications for formal and informal as well as structured and unstructured education; analysis of the school as a specific social institution in society; the effects of social class, stratification, caste, role, status and peer group relationships in education.



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