Apr 22, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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EDUC 9330 - History, Sociology and Politics in United States Education


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tThis course focuses on past and current trends in the United States education system. Students will study major historical events, including legislation, that has shaped the version of public education as we see it today. Theories, research, and implications for all education levels will be emphasized. Students will be expected to examine educational policy through a sociological lens, which will allow for a deeper understanding of the educational process. Candidates will report on implications of policy decisions at both the state and federal levels. Candidates will explore historical research, current sociological theories, and specific policies that impact our current education system. Candidates will be expected to complete comprehensive assignments that will require them to make recommendations regarding the structure of the education system.



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