ELC-743 Public Policy and Practice
4 semester credits
Understanding literature that focuses on public policy, pedagogy, and leadership. This course covers contemporary urban educational reform movements, related policy issues, and the role of major players in setting policy. Students evaluate the effects of policy on change in public education and other settings.
Additional Information for CCL Concentration students: New ways to analyze complex state policies including an examination of how policies affect students’ access and success in community college will be included. An examination as to how policymakers and administrators can work to inform and influence change within the system using research-based evidence. Also included will be the consideration of political and historical values including an understanding of the effective uses of power within educational organizations. Participants will define the political nature of decision making and the formal and informal power structures within the community college organizations.
Delivery Method: Online
Grading Default: Letter
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