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EDD 602 Studies in Urban and Metropolitan Education
3 hours; 3 credits
An examination of economic, social, and technological developments in United States cities and the resulting educational changes for children in present-day urban areas. The social identities of children are explored in terms of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and ability. Promising programs of urban education are examined as well. This course discusses hazards to children, including child abuse, substance abuse, and child safety, as well as violence prevention. Students spend ten hours in varied education environments examining the connections between school and society. Not open for students who have taken EDE 200, EDS 201, or equivalents.
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