EDUC 500
Education Policies and Their Life in Classrooms

This course provides a historical review of the goals of national and state educational policies and their intended and unintended effects on classroom practices and learner learning.

Enrollment Options

This course is open for enrollment.

Course Description

This course provides a historical review of the goals of national and state educational policies and their intended and unintended effects on classroom practices and learner learning. The course focuses primarily on policies established since 1950s with brief reviews of earlier years in American education and comparisons with policies in other countries. Learners will analyze policies within a local school district in terms of their alignment with local, state and national goals.