Children, Schools, and Society


Student Perspective on the course:

The processes by which children are educated in the United States. Ways children acquire through schooling social skills, moral values, and a sense of their role in society. Evaluation of the appropriateness of these goals for schooling, how schooling shapes children's development, and how the education policies that sanction these processes are formed. Application of theory and research for solving complex societal problems that confront children, schools, and communities. Required participation in service-learning.



Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • W
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • PUBPOL 243S
Typically Offered
Fall Only