Education Summer Courses


    Immigrants and Education

  • EDUC 128

    Session 2

    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(s): ER.)

    Proposed Instructor: Jolene Gregory


  • Gender & Education

  • 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. 

    Proposed Instructor: Sheeva Sabati


  • Urban Education

  • EDUC 164

    Session 1

    Examines the schooling experience and educational attainment of racial/ethnic minority students in the U.S. Focuses primarily on 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. Satisfies American History and Institutions Requirement.

    Proposed Instructor: Ethan Chang


  • Seminar In Critical Pedagogy

  • EDUC 173

    Session 2

    Philosophical and pedagogical exploration of relationships among oppression, power, society, education, and change. Examines how history, power, economics, and discrimination shape societal perspectives and schooling practices, and considers ways to transform education. 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. May be repeated for credit.

    Proposed Instructor: Chrissy Anderson-Zavala


  • Race, Class, and Culture in Education

  • 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(s): ER.)

    Proposed Instructor: Nora Lang