An exploration of schooling and its relationship to culture and society, focusing on women's role in education as both students and educators. Uses a historical, sociological, and feminist lens in examination of women's struggle for equality in education, with parallels drawn to struggles of other subjects of marginalization. Prerequisites: 24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 and QL. Spring.
Young adult novels often describe teenage characters as they explore their own changing identities. These novels also provide prospective teachers with insight into adolescents. In this interdisciplinary exploration of literature and education, students will analyze how these novels relate to adolescent development and can help teachers understand their future students. Prerequisites: 24 credits in ISP including ITW 101 and QL. Annually.