Would you like to explore education and social issues? Are you still looking for an elective to complete your Spring 2011 schedule?
E20.1014: EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:15pm, Call # 43183, Christina Lopez, Instructor
4 credits. This course will satisfy liberal arts electives.
This course is designed to introduce students to education and social issues
in Latin America and Spanish-speaking Caribbean. During this course students
will examine historical educational developments, theoretical perspectives
on education and development, current educational trends, and policies that
have taken place in the region. This course will also include case studies
of individual nations as well as issues embracing the region as a whole.
Students will partake in class discussions that will address issues of
socio-economic, cultural and political exclusion, by particularly looking at
existing initiatives aiming to reduce inequality, improve access to quality
instruction and the educational attainment of historically marginalized