Spring 2015

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
EDST 120-01 Contemporary Issues in American Education
Instructor: Elizabeth Lewis
Course Description:
An examination of current policies, practices, and problems in the landscape of American education with particular attention to the perspectives of various stakeholders (e.g. teachers, students, families, community leaders, employers, and elected officials). U.S. diversity with respect to race, class, gender, language, and exceptionality is considered within a variety of educational contexts. The course also examines the ways in which educational issues and reform efforts intersect with social, economic, political, and cultural forces. This course fulfills the DIV II social sciences distribution requirement and the U.S. Diversity requirement.
0930:MWF   ALTHSE 201
EDST 140-01 Educational Psychology
Instructor: Elizabeth Lewis
Course Description:
An examination of physical, cognitive, and psychological developmental theories and research as well as theories of learning. The course includes theoretical perspectives on: age-stage characteristics, exceptionality, achievement versus aptitude, as well as how developmental, sociocultural, and motivational factors influence student learning in classroom contexts.This course fulfills the DIV II social sciences distribution requirement.
1130:MWF   BOSLER 314