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2018-2019 Academic Catalog (August 2018 - July 2019) 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog (August 2018 - July 2019) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 525 Educational Trends and Issues

This course explores the trends and issues in society that affect education and lifelong learning. The course will approach trends and issues that are both external and internal to education, but continue to influence the institution of education. The course of study will include a focus on (1) social trends and their potential impact on education, (2) educational trends and their impact on the classroom, and (3) planning for the future. Key concepts explored and how these affect education include inclusion, professional development schools, legal policies and procedures, social-demographic changes and factors, socio-economics status, and technology. This course will also include planning for the future, forecasting, theories of change, and change agentry.