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Course Details

Course Details

EDUC 291 - ISSUES IN METROPOLITAN EDUC

How best can metropolitan public schools meet the developmental needs of children from traditionally marginalized social groups? This course examines the relationship of socio-economic status, ethnicity and first language as factors in student academic performance, examining how these factors can both limit and provide unique educational opportunities. A minimum of 15 hours in direct classroom service at the school are required of all enrolled students.

Credits: 3

ATTRIBUTES:

Grounds for Change

PREREQUISITES:

  • ENG 102  (with a min grade of C-)
  • AND   MATH 110  (with a min grade of )

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COURSE NOTES:

Open to all students, no Basic Skills text required.  Counts toward Educational Studies minor.  Requires a minimum of 15 hours of classroom  observation and tutoring.