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Advocacy and Education

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

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Administration, Leadership, and Technology


Gary Anderson

Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

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