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History of Education in the United States

History 481W - Fall 2019

Examines education within the context of American social and intellectual history. Using a broad conception of education in the United States and a variety of readings in American culture and social history, the course focuses on such themes as the variety of institutions involved with education, including family, church, community, work place, and cultural agency; the ways relationships among those institutions have changed over time; the means individuals have used to acquire an education; and the values, ideas, and practices that have shaped American educational policy in different periods of our history.
Course Attributes: EN HBU HumAS HUMAS SD IAS WI IAR SSCAS SC

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History of Education in the United States
INSTRUCTOR: Michelle Purdy
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