African American School Achievement

SED HD 331

  • The Individual in Community
  • Ethical Reasoning
  • Teamwork/Collaboration

How do schools shape the lives of African Americans? Who are the teachers that best educate African American students? How do African American parents shape learning? What are the characteristics of a "good" school for African Americans? In this course, students will address these questions and more. Drawing from the disciplines of psychology and education, students will examine historical and contemporary factors that shape school achievement for African Americans. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Ethical Reasoning, The Individual in Community, Teamwork/Collaboration.

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