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EDUC 130
History of Education in the United States
Fall

Working chronologically from the colonial era to the present day, the course examines education at the elementary, secondary, and university level in political, economic, social, and cultural contexts. In addition to specific historical knowledge about the philosophy, processes, and outcomes of education, the course develops historical perspectives to help understand current issues in education including tensions around equity, excellence, assimilation, economic development, and democracy.
Offered every other year beginning 2019-20.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
David Donahue

Note(s):
Open to undergraduates only.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Historical Perspectives,

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P: 510.430.3190
F: 510.430.3379
E: education@mills.edu

Last Updated: 6/23/17