EDBM 117 - Foundational Issues for a Multicultural, Pluralistic Society

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

March 2014
Critical Analysis of the purposes and process of public schooling. Examination of the sociopolitical relationship between public schools and society, and between educational theory, culture, community and educational practice. Social, cultural, historical and philosophical foundations of education; learning theories; and ethno-cultural, social, emotional and cognitive development. Candidates examine their attitudes regarding gender, sexuality, race, social class, language, and ability. Candidates develop a philosophy of education for our multicultural and democratic society. Lectures, discussions, small group work, simulations, field tasks. 3 units

Course Type

Upper Division