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Curriculum Action Notice


Academic Affairs Committee


October 18, 2004

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Flor Blanco, Belknap Hall 110A, Ext. 4604,

The Department of Education and Special Education and Art Education has requested the following curricular action:

New Course: ED/SPE 2255/4455/5555 Urban Education Seminar – Philadelphia.

Purpose and Nature of Course: To provide students with practical hands on experience in inner-city classrooms with communities whose culture and race may be different from their own.

Course Description for Catalog:
This course is a two week pre-student teaching field experience in the inner-city classrooms of Philadelphia, PA. Students will participate daily in a public school classroom in their field of study . In addition students will participate in community projects, attend professional development seminars, interact in learning forums with other pre-service teachers and visit historical and cultural areas.

How will increased offerings be staffed?
Summer Offering Only


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