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EDU 630 - Historical, Cultural, and Philosophical Foundations of Urban Education
Fall 2021, Section 01

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000042 EDU 630 01 Historical, Cultural, and Philosophical Foundations of Urban Education
08/21 - 12/12
W
6:00pm - 9:00pm
3.0 Open Johnson, Shvonne
Remote Teaching No In-Person Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
8/21/2021 - 12/12/2021 W 6:00pm - 9:00pm n/a Johnson, Shvonne

Notes
  • Online Participation Required First Week of Class.
  • Synchronous Completely Online; required meetings.
  • Note: Admission to Urban Teacher Program as a post-baccalaureate student required to register. Clinical field experience hours are part of the course requirements.
  • Note: This is a completely online synchronous course, not an independent study. Course has required synchronous online meetings that require intermediate computer/Internet skills, webcam and microphone and may require remotely proctored exams. For online learning and course access information go to www.metrostate.edu/solr.
  • Converted Due to COVID-19
  • Community Engagement

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 24 Enrolled: 1 Seats Remaining: 23

Restrictions
  • Restricted to program(s): Pre-Urban Teaching Program, Urban Teacher Program/Prof Educ Curric

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Full refund is available until August 27, 2021, 11:59PM CST.
The last day to add this course is August 27, 2021. The last day to drop this course is August 27, 2021.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 22, 2021.

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Course Level
Graduate

Description
This course explores historical, cultural, sociological, and philosophical foundations of education in the United States with an express focus on urban education principles and practices. The metropolitan community is used as a resource for learning about the educational strengths and challenges faced by diverse groups. Students will gain understanding of the contributions and lifestyles of various racial, cultural, and economic groups in our society, including an emphasis on Minnesota-based American Indian culture, history, and tribal government. Core concepts include democracy and education, educational equity for all students, and historical as well as contemporary relationships between school and society. Emphasis is on issues of power and the educational segregation and attempted deculteruralization of historically marginalized groups. Resilience and persistent struggles for equal educational opportunity in the face of oppression are also emphasized from diverse cultural perspectives. Philosophical, legal, cultural, and ethical perspectives about education will be explored as teacher candidates develop critical awareness of issues and develop their own philosophies of education.

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