Oct 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MACI 575 - Critical Analysis in Educational Practice


Prerequisites, admission to the MA in curriculum and instruction major, consent of instructor. This is the final course in the MACI program and should be taken during the final semester. In this course, students engage in critical analysis of their own educational practice and of the various factors that affect and are affected by their educational practice. Students critically reflect upon their classroom experiences, teacher preparation processes, and overall development as an educator. Students also explore current social, political, and economic issues and trends, at both the national and local levels, that affect the educational settings they are entering. Particular attention is given to diverse perceptions of schooling held by multiple stakeholders, such as students, parents, teachers, administration, student support services, community members, special interest groups, and policy makers. Students will finalize and orally defend their yearlong portfolio project in order to fulfill the requirements of the Master's degree in this course. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits