Sep 28, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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EDAD 6004 - Policy Perspectives in Education


This course reviews significant educational laws, court cases and policies that affect teaching and learning in today’s schools. This course identifies ethical issues that affect the students’ understanding of educational policy and policy formation. Additionally, the course helps students identify ways that they can use these laws and policies to create a more equitable educational system. Topics covered include: an overview of the role of federal, state, local governing bodies, non-government agencies, lobbyists, and other stakeholders on the policy making process for K-12 education. Exploration of the politics of education and institutional agendas is a major component.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 1
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to conduct policy research to inform and guide their understanding of policy matters.
  • Students will be able to interrogate current policies with a focus towards social justice outcomes.
  • Students will be able to craft policy proposals that reflect equity in education.



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