EPS 536 ONL - Race, Gender & Sexuality Issu
Examines contemporary theories of race, gender, class, and sexuality, as well as analyzing how their dynamics play out in U.S. public schooling and history. In an attempt to discuss a range of disciplinary and theoretical approaches to diversity, we will shift among historical, sociological, political, theoretical and pedagogical issues. Traces the place of diversity in forming notions of citizenship, community, identity, and political affiliation/alliance. While two extended examples will focus on the interplay of race, class, and gender in the school-based issues of drop out rates and gendered interactions in the classroom and playground, we will also consider contemporary theories of diversity in local and global contexts. Course Information: Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Master of Education with an emphasis on Diversity and Equity in Education Program or instructor approval.
Academic Program Restrictions:
EDM: Ed Policy St - UIUC EDM: Educ Org & Ldrshp -- UIUC EDM:Ed Pol Org&Ldrshp Onl-UIUC EDM:Educatnl Psychology -UIUC EDM:Human Resource Ed - UIUC NDEG: Curr & Inst OnLine -UIUC NDEG: HRE Online -UIUC NDEG:Ed Pol Org&LdrshpOnl-UIUC EDD:Ed Pol Org &Ldshp Onl-UIUC
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate
Credit: 4 hr
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