Building and Sustaining Community
This course prepares candidates with the necessary understandings to build community/school relationships and/or partnerships. Student inquiry focuses on research of political/economic formation of their school community, connections between schools and communities, forces that impact the quality of community within the school, strategies for developing learning communities, and the impact of diversity on school/community relationships. Students who successfully complete this course will have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to become change agents for school/community partnerships. Students who have taken EDUC 600 or its equivalent should not enroll in this course.