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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 570 - Pedagogies for Social Change

Prerequisites, admission to the teacher education and/or master of arts in teaching program. This course examines society’s structures of exploitation and domination and their manifestation in schools. It takes a historical materialist perspective of schooling, examining its historical and current function within the state and its potential to creates spaces for social transformation. Students develop a critical understanding of capitalism, racism, patriarchy, sexual and gender normativity, and other forms of oppression. Critical pedagogy, revolutionary critical pedagogy, culturally responsive instruction, and decolonizing pedagogy are examined and discussed as practical pedagogies for social change (Offered every year.) 3 credits