NYU Steinhardt

Critical Study of Education

  • Course Number: HSED-UE 1031
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Part of the core sequence for teacher educators, this course helps teachers acquire the critical skills of reflective practitioners. Through a critical analysis of the educational ideas of Plato, Rousseau, & Dewey, students learn how to identify assumptions, analyze arguments, & assess evidence. Includes critical discussions of the role of the teacher & what?s worth knowing & how teachers? understandings of the complex communities in which they teach can be used to promote student learning.
  • Old Course Number: E55.1031