ED 260 - (UC) Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
(3 cr.) This course introduces students to the social and philosophical principles that underlie the education system in the United States. Education is defined in the broad sense to refer to not only what happens in schools and universities, but also in the family, when people interact with media, with their social groups and so forth. The course examines a wide range of philosophical questions related to education and schooling in the United States, including: What is the purpose of schooling? What does it mean to be educated? And what role should educational institutions play in our lives? Prerequisite: EN 101; Every Year, Fall and Spring

Spring 2015   |   Fall 2015