Jul 07, 2020  
2006-2007 Graduate and Professional Studies 
2006-2007 Graduate and Professional Studies [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDC 570 - Understanding the Dynamics of Student Aspirations

(Cr: 3)
The purpose of this course is to gain a greater appreciation for and understanding of the conditions that affect student aspirations. Theoretical as well as practical principles of student achievement will be discussed. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of current research in the area as well as practical applications of the research to infuse professional teaching and learning. Class is structured to be interactive as well as self-reflective with ample opportunities for discussion of school culture contexts, the change process, and how the current state of aspirations in the student’s own school/classroom setting impacts professional growth and development.