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DSOC 5710

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

Examines the goals, roles, inputs, and outcomes of schooling in American society, and the policy environment in which schools operate. Analyzes controversies and tensions (e.g., equity, market forces, state control) surrounding public education at local, state, and federal levels. Includes current and historical, urban, and rural issues and problems.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: Cornell Teacher Education Program or permission of instructor.

Comments Co-meets with AMST 2710/DSOC 2710/EDUC 2710/SOC 2710.

Outcomes
  • Explain, evaluate, and effectively interpret factual claims, theories and assumptions in the student's discipline(s) (especially in one or more of the college's prioirty areas of land grant-agricultural sciences, applied social sciences, environmental sciences, and/or life sciences) and more broadly in the sciences and humanities.
  • Find, access, criticall evaluate, and ethically use information.
  • Integrate quantitative and qualitative information to reach defensible and creative conclusions.
  • Communicate effectively through writing, speech and visual information.
  • Articulate the views of people with diverse perspectives.
  • Demonstrate the capability to work both independently and in coorperation with others.

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Enrollment Information
Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: AMST 2710AMST 5710DSOC 2710EDUC 2710EDUC 5710SOC 2710SOC 5710