Urban Education (UED)
UED 617 CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL CONTEXTS OF URBAN EDUCATION
Prerequisites: Graduate Standing. The contemporary social contexts of urban education; theory, schooling, and strategies for improved ways of teaching in relation to the community are explored.
UED 625 PEDAGOGIES FOR THE URBAN CLASSROOM
Prerequisites: Graduate Standing. Culturally responsive pedagogies and research that highlights effective instruction in urban educational environments. Emphasizes an emancipatory view of education, deconstructs dominant educational discourses, and investigates multiple literacies for culturally diverse populations.
UED 632 CRITICAL EDUCATION THEORY IN URBAN EDUCATION
Prerequisites: Graduate Standing. Overview and analysis of the relevant theoretical orientations used to examine the socio-historical condition of education, both its institutions and agents, within an urban context. Topics explored in this course include Critical Race Theory and Critical Urban Theory.
UED 655 SOCIAL ACTION: TEACHER AS AGENT OF CHANGE
Prerequisites: Graduate Standing. The politics of urban education—the forces that affect the urban classroom and the ways a teacher can navigate those forces to bring about change and sound educational outcomes.