Educ Foundations & Inq (EDFI)
Social, political, and historical aspects of diverse educational institutions in American culture with an emphasis on families, schools, and communities. Sophomore standing.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Community Service
Extensive treatment of the social, political, economic, and philosophical influences that have shaped public education. Analysis of the financial, organizational, and legal aspects of education. Library assignments provide a working knowledge of professional standard references and journals. Junior or higher standing.
Basic concepts, issues, and practices of antiracist education. Topics include individual and institutional racism, overt and covert racism, curriculum, textbooks, power relationships, teacher-student relationships, and privacy.
Cross-listed course: AFAM 350
Understanding of schooling in a global society. An introduction to comparative and international education and its major theories practices and research methodologies with an examination of educational issues, levels and system in a variety of cultural contexts and countries.
Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and department chair is required for undergraduate students.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Research
A survey of the history, philosophy, administration, and legal bases of American education.
Development of educational institutions in Southern society with special attention given to South Carolina.