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2018 Siena Heights University Catalog 
    
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EDU 301 Perspectives In American Education


3 credit hours

This course contrasts the history of the education of those in the American mainstream with the history of the education of those in eight micro-cultures: African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, Native Americans, women, those in special education (exceptionalities), the impact of religious education, and education as it differs by social class. Content covering the history of American education will also include: teacher unions and politics, integrating multiple intelligences and learning styles, classroom management strategies and trends, local, state, and national control of schools, and legal issues surrounding education. In addition, students consider how educational philosophies are lived out in elementary and secondary classrooms and how these philosophies have and do influence the education of the above micro-cultures.

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Course is Offered: FA Every Year



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