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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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ES 223 - Education For Liberation

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-F-ES; Social Justice
This interdisciplinary lower-division course focuses on how teachers and students can help create a more fair and just society. The class focuses on institutional challenges, educational policies, social problems, and solutions in and through K-12 education as it relates to the intersections of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, and ability. The class provides students an opportunity to learn critical theories and practices that lead to liberatory forms of education.

Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground.
Grading: A-F or C/NC (student choice)
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-F-ES; Social Justice
Cross-listed: LBST 223
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Analyze educational practices, policies, and systems
  2. Articulate theories of social change in education
  3. Apply praxis models to address educational issues
  4. Discuss the intersection of ethnic studies and education

Social Justice Overlay Learning Outcomes
  1. use a disciplinary perspective to analyze issues of social justice and equity.​
  2. describe the challenges to achieving social justice.
  3. identify ways which individuals and/or groups can contribute to social justice within local communities, nations, and/or the world.

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