2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2023  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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FSA 100 - Urban Education

Introduction to the relationship between traditional conceptions of writing and contemporary theories and practices of new media, in particular, when writing with data. Major questions of the course include: How do digital media structure how information is accessed, interpreted, judged and put in context? How do technologies afford and/or constrain how we research and present data? (3 cr. hr.)
Frequency code B = offered at least once per year

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze the history of urban environments and the relationship between that history and current promises and problems of education in urban areas.
  2. Characterize the complexities of cultural pluralism in urban schools through exploration of experiences of students from backgrounds that are marginalized in schools.
  3. Develop abilities to think critically and reflectively about urban education and the institutional and systemic forces that shape urban classrooms and schools.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the function schools play within urban neighborhoods and the ways in which federal, state and local education policies impact that function.

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