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Advocacy and Education

Educational Leaders work in public & private schools & universities, as well as in social agencies, unions, community organizations, policy organizations, & educational think tanks. Increasingly, educational advocates need to understand how to collaborate with others to achieve their goals through collective &/or community action.In this course, we examine how social movements & advocacy organizations have influenced policy & practice in educational institutions. How do these organizations mobilize to achieve their purpose? This course examines the strategies & tactics that successful advocates use to organize constituencies & achieve their purposes.
Course #
EDLED-GE 2205
Units
3
Term
Fall, Summer
Department

Professors

Gary Anderson

Professor of Educational Leadership

gary.anderson@nyu.edu