Apr 15, 2024  
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 ARCHIVED CATALOG

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EDUC 500 - Social/Anthropological Perspective on Education


Examines the socio-cultural and historical contexts in which learning and development occur. Topics include the social and cultural conditions of K-12 schools, the historical and cultural traditions of major cultural and ethnic groups in California society, and how the background experiences, languages, skills and abilities of members of these groups interact with conditions and practices of schools. Explores concepts, principles, and values necessary to create and sustain an equitable classroom community and a just, democratic society. Individuals taking this course must earn at least a B- in order for the course to count towards preliminary credential.

Pre-req: Graduate standing only; Certificate of Clearance
3 credits



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