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Undergraduate Course Details
Number EDU 252A
Title Contemporary Secondary Schools
Credits 3.0


Introduces the historical, philosophical, social, political, and psychological foundations of the contemporary US/Massachusetts middle and high school. Various administrative structures, social settings, and contemporary issues are examined. Topics include approaches to secondary education, best practices, curriculum organization, national/state education reforms and curriculum frameworks. Three lectures per week; all students will complete and document 15 hours of pre-practicum fieldwork in a middle and/or high school setting. Required for students in the secondary education minors.