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Courses - SCAE Graduate Level

550. Foundations of Social and Cultural Analysis of Education (3)

Introduction to central theories and concepts and development of core competencies in social and cultural analysis of education; discussion of applications of critical theories and pedagogies in education; examination of the significance of social difference (e.g. race, class, gender, sexuality, language).
Letter grade only (A-F).

551. Critical Pedagogies (3)

In-depth examination of foundations and constructs of critical pedagogy in various educational contexts; applications of critical pedagogies in the United States and around the world; exploration of the relationship between critical pedagogies and social and educational justice.
Letter grade only (A-F).

560. History of Social and Educational (In)equality (3)

Historical survey of education as an institution; struggles for educational justice from the 19th century to present; analysis of the historical foundation of persistent educational inequities; emphasis on peoples of color, women, people with disabilities, LGBT individuals, and immigrants.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 576.

561. Urban Educational Policy (3)

Critical examination of the historical, cultural and political-economic dimensions of educational policy; impact of educational policy on student learning, experiences and outcomes; issues of difference, identity and justice in educational policy; special attention to urban education policy issues in California.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 575.

562. Agency, Resistance and Identity in Education (3)

Sociological and anthropological approaches to understanding youth cultures, academic resilience, identity formation, and how students influence, and are influenced by, educational experiences; youth and community organizing; race, class and gender, sexuality, language, etc. as factors in education.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 574.

564. Language and Education Policies (3)

Examination and analysis of historical and contemporary U.S. language policies, educational language policies, and legal decisions as context for current educational language practices; comparison of experiences with other nations; discussion of the relationship between langauge attitudes and educational policy formation.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 672.

566. Education and Global (In)equality (3)

Examination of historical and contemporary global power structures that contribute to educational inequality; investigation of neocolonialism and the influence of international organizations in educational development; discussion of strategies to address social and educational inequalities that exist around the world.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 582.

567. Educational Issues in Global Perspective (3)

Analysis of topical issues related to education in various international contexts; examination of topical issues across countries. Students have the opportunity to select the issues under investigation in consultation with the instructor.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 583.

568. Globalization and Educational Reform (3)

In-depth study of globalization and its impact on education around the world; analysis of policy borrowing and lending processes in the educational arena; national and local interpretations of global or borrowed educational policies; examination of educational reform processes.
Letter grade only (A-F).

695. Social and Cultural Analysis of Education Capstone (3)

Synthesis of concepts and ideas in the social and cultural analysis of education; implications of social and cultural theories for educational practice in a variety of settings; strategies for effecting social and educational justice.
Letter grade only (A-F).


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