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HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, AND SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION (BEF)

Professor Natalie Adams, Program Coordinator
Office: 202 Wilson Hall

BEF 360 Social and Psychological Foundations of Education. Three hours.

Prerequisite: PY 101 or HD 101.

An examination of the social, psychological, philosophical, and historical foundations of education in a modern democratic society. Critical attention is paid to contrasting theories of human nature, the learner and the learning process that, when combined with judgments about the purpose and conduct of life, have shaped pedagogy.

BEF 362 History, Philosophy, and Social Foundations of Education. Three hours.

Prerequisite: HD 101 or PY 101.

An examination of the social, philosophical, and historical foundations of education in a modern democratic society. Critical attention is paid to contrasting theories of human nature that, when combined with judgments about the purpose and conduct of life, have shaped pedagogy.