2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

TCH 205 The American School

Focuses on the contemporary school. Introduces in perspective philosophies, functions, and structures that have shaped American education. Examines present educational practices and conceptions of learning as they relate to changing scientific, social, and technological realities. Studies American youth in relation to the school, the world of work, and contemporary diversity in ethical and aesthetic positions. Some of the most disturbing issues confronting the American school are defined and analyzed.