EFOP 2353 - APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY OF EDUCATION
This advanced seminar explores practical applications of anthropology to educational programs in varied cultural settings around the world. Topics may include: theories of development and social change, the role of schooling in cultural continuity and change, globalization and transnational influences on curriculum and policy; public advocacy and scholarship; school reform and social inequities. Authentic professional activities and meaningful case studies help students to see themselves in the field. Demonstrations of professional skills such as constructive criticism, teamwork, meeting methodological challenges, and critical analysis of texts help students to enhance their academic cv and engaged scholarship portfolio.