History of Education in the United States (EDUC 201, HISTORY 258B)
Hines, M. (PI)
How education came to its current forms and functions, from the colonial experience to the present. Focus is on the 19th-century invention of the common school system, 20th-century emergence of progressive education reform, and the developments since WW II. The role of gender and race, the development of the high school and university, and school organization, curriculum, and teaching. Class meetings will typically end around 1:50pm.
Letter or Credit/No Credit
History and Institutions