Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (H)

  • EDUC-H 200 Introduction to P-12 Education Policy (3 cr.) This introductory course examines the major issues and reform movements in public P-12 education policy today. The course will rely predominantly on a case study approach combined with group work, short lectures, and guest speakers representing leaders in the field of education in the State of Indiana. 
  • EDUC-H 205 Introduction to Educational Thought (3 cr.) P: English composition. This introduction to central ideas and philosophies in the field of educational studies explores questions about the nature of education, its social aims, and the ideas and practices embodied by various approaches to education in order to provide a deeper understanding of what it means to be an educator.
  • EDUC-H 340 Education and American Culture (3 cr.) P: Sophomore status and English composition. The present educational system, its social and future implications viewed in historical, sociological, and philosophical perspectives. Special attention is given to ethnic, minority, cultural, pluralistic, and legal dimensions of the educational system. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-H 350 Schooling Around the World (3 cr.) P: Sophomore status. Introduces students to the rise of schooling as a historical phenomenon, compares different national and sub-national educational policies and schooling systems, examines educational globalization, and explores the varied purposes of school systems and their consequences for human learning and development.
  • EDUC-H 380 Latino Education across the Americas (3 cr.) P: Sophomore status. An overview of important patterns and issues in Latino education. Includes study of major Latin American educational trends and traditions. Focus on the cultural contexts of Latino education, challenges faced by Latinos in contemporary U.S. schools, and strategies for improving Latino educational achievement.
  • EDUC-H 427 Education through Travel (2-6 cr.) Provides an opportunity to visit historical and cultural areas in foreign countries.

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