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    Vassar College
   
 
  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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ASIA 275 - International and Comparative Education


1 unit(s)
(Same as EDUC 275  and INTL 275 ) This course provides an overview of comparative education theory, practice, and research methodology. We examine educational issues and systems in a variety of cultural contexts. Particular attention is paid to educational practices in Asia and Europe, as compared to the United States. The course focuses on educational concerns that transcend national boundaries. Among the topics explored are international development, democratization, social stratification, the cultural transmission of knowledge, and the place of education in the global economy. These issues are examined from multiple disciplinary vantage points. Christopher Bjork.

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 235  or permission of the instructor.

Not offered in 2017/18.

Two 75-minute periods.



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