Contemporary Issues in American Higher Education
Surveys selected major problems or issues facing contemporary American higher education.
For students in the SWVA Social Foundations of Education (Higher Education) M Ed program in SWVA or permission of the program coordinator.
The course will
be offered as an extended learning course and will combine
meetings at the SWVA Higher Education Center with Internet
directed study. The course meetings will be primarily activity
and discussion with little emphasis on the instructor lectures
The guest speakers will supplement the assigned and suggested
reading. Time will be
in each class meeting for questions and discussion related
to the readings. The discussion segments of the course
will be based on an assumption of prior reading and there
not be a lecture summary of the reading. Some class discussions
and activities will be conducted in teams.
The Learning Teams are described in a separate
page. One class meeting will be presentations by student