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Ethnography of Schools and Schooling
Sample reading list:
Levinson, Bradley, The Cultural Production of the Educated Person
Nolan, Kathleen, Police in the Hallways
Zou and Trueba, Ethnography and Schools: Qualitative approaches
Khan, Shamus, Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul's
Sarroub, Loukia, All American Yemeni Girls
Olsen, Laurie, Made in America: Immigrants in our public schools
See instructor for complete list
Approximately 150 pages of reading per week; weekly reading response papers (250 words); personal educational history and commentary (4-6 pages); book review/presentation (3-4 pages); mini school ethnography based on fields observations and class discussions (15-20 page paper -- final project in lieu of exam)
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 20%
Paper in lieu of Final - 35%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%
Other (See Instructor) - 20%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Students should have a background (coursework or other experience) in anthropology, sociology, education or related fields..
This discussion and fieldwork-oriented course is designed for students who have a general interest in education, urban education, teaching, education reform and the social sciences. Students with serious interest in teacher preparation, Teach for America or similar ventures are encouraged to enroll.
Open to ANT Juniors Only 2
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