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Learning In and Out of School

This graduate seminar focuses on learning disciplinary concepts & practices, both in & out of formal instructional settings. Most theories of learning presume classrooms as settings for learning, though it is clear that people learn across a variety of places & over their entire lifespan. In this class, we consider how learning is organized within & across varied settings beyond the classroom. These include workplaces, sports or ensemble performance, commercial
& non-profit community centers designed to support youth development, families & home environments, & online spaces. We will think broadly about learning on & off the “grid” of formal schooling, & begin to develop new research on how people learn in & out of school.

Course #
TCHL-GE 3080
Spring, Fall