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CHST 053: Contemporary Education in a Changing Society

Course Description

This course focuses on American education and its policies from a diversity, equity and inclusion perspective, including education's impact on children, families, and communities, and the challenges of teaching in a diverse society. Additional topics include classroom experiences, educational philosophies, curriculum standards, assessment, teacher responsibilities, and parent partnerships. This course also covers the international perspective on school systems, pedagogy, achievement, beginning school, and pre-kindergarten practices in today's global society.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: E. Lifelong Understanding and Development
Last Updated 7/19/23