2021 Remote Education Summer Courses


    Introduction to Learning (5 credits)

  • EDUC 10

    Session 2

    Survey course exploring the foundational perspectives on learning, especially when considering learners from non-dominant communities, how those views of learning are reflected in what and how students learn in school and out of school, and how those views of learning can impact teaching practices. General Education Code PE-H

    Proposed Instructor - Adria Patthoff


  • Immigrants and Education (5 credits)

  • EDUC 128

    Session 1

    Research and theory on the education of immigrant students. Major topics include the Americanization movement and America's changing demography, identity maintenance and change, home-school relations, and educators' roles in meeting the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse student populations. General Education Code ER

    Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

    Proposed Instructor - Lucia Alvarado Cantero

  • Gender And Education (5 credits)

  • EDUC 135

    Session 2

    Addresses the changing but continuing patterns of unequal expectations, opportunities, and treatment throughout the educational system for all students, female and male, who do not match a standard model of gender performance.

    Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

    Proposed Instructor - Melissa Svigelj-Smith


  • Bilingualism and Schooling (5 credits)

  • EDUC 141

    Session 2

    Introduces participants to issues related to the schooling of students who speak languages other than or in addition to English. Uses a multidisciplinary perspective to understand the circumstances these students face in schools and considers approaches and policies that best meet their needs.

    Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

    Proposed Instructor - Benjamin James


  • Urban Education (5 credits)

  • EDUC 164

    Session 1

    Focuses on urban schooling through critical readings, fieldwork, group projects, and extensive writing. Students explore how socialization, marginalization, and assimilation impede or support academic success, how class intersects with race, and how culture affects one's orientation to education. American History And Institutions - Yes

    Enrollment restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

    Proposed Instructor - Kimberly Vachon


  • Race, Class, and Culture in Education (5 credits)

  • EDUC 181

    Session 1

    Examines the schooling experience and educational attainment of racial/ethnic minority students in the U.S. Focuses primarily on domestic minorities. Addresses issues of variability between and within minority groups and the role of cultural, structural, and psychological factors in the educational attainment of these students. General Education Code ER

    Proposed Instructor - Andrea Vazquez