NYU Steinhardt

What are Teachers For? Historical Perspectives

  • Course Number: HSED-GE 2177
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Analyze the significant books & themes relating to the history of teachers as a group & a history of teaching as a profession in American society. Topics for discussion include: the emergence of teaching as a "women's" profession in the mid-nineteenth century, teachers' associations & unions, the relationship between teachers & education reform, & teacher education.
  • Old Course Number: E55.2177