Course Description

Critical Studies in Education, EDUC 190AC

This course examines how learning environments can empower and disempower individuals and explores the role of education in the social construction of hierarchy, inequality, difference, identity, and power. It embodies a democratic philosophy and practice, creating a learning community that encourages students to take responsibility for their own education and learn through theory, experience, and dialogue. All students must engage in a community project. Course satisfies the American Cultures breadth requirement.

Key Information

Credit: 6 quarter units / 4 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, Grad School of Education

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
General Education: AC - American Cultures
Major Requirement: Education Minor: Core Class; Interdisciplinary Studies: Discipline requirement; Social Welfare: Secondary Social Sciences Course; Chemistry BS, BA: Satisfies 4 UD units toward College of Letters and Sciences Breadth Requirement

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Unit Credit

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS; Transfer students may use for UD noncontiguous GE depending on major, Sixth - 1 course Social Analysis; Revelle - one course towards Social Science; TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Muir: 1 course in a Social Science theme in "Culture, Society, and Social Justice"; Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Social Science

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

More About The Course

This Course Qualifies for Credit Towards a Certificate in Education from UC Berkeley.

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Course Creator

Glynda Hull
Glynda A. Hull is a professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, where she also holds the Elizabeth H. and Eugene A. Shurtleff Chair in Undergraduate Education. She recently collaborated with educators in several countries, with support from the Spencer Foundation, to create and study an international social networking project for youth. In California over the last ten years, with support from the US Department of Education and other agencies, she has created and studied after school programs for K-12 youth that emphasize digital media. Her current research focuses on designing innovative online spaces for learning and exploring the burgeoning phenomenon of global schools. Glynda A. Hull is a professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, where she also holds the Elizabeth H. and Eugene A. Shurtleff Chair in Undergraduate Education. She recently collaborated with educators in several countries, with support from the Spencer Foundation, to create and study an international social ...

Glynda A. Hull is a professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, where she also holds the Elizabeth H. and Eugene A. Shurtleff Chair in Undergraduate Education. She recently collaborated with educators in several countries, with support from the Spencer Foundation, to create and study an international social networking project for youth. In California over the last ten years, with support from the US Department of Education and other agencies, she has created and studied after school programs for K-12 youth that emphasize digital media. Her current research focuses on designing innovative online spaces for learning and exploring the burgeoning phenomenon of global schools.

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