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EDUC 97: Science Education through Community Service

This course is about science teaching and learning in non-classroom settings. You will use the research on teaching and learning to make STEM experiences relevant to more learners, create and facilitate a learner-centered approach to science experiences in an informal setting, and practice being a culturally responsive teacher. In addition, you'll become familiar with current trends in US science education, examine your how stance on teaching and what it takes to be an effective teacher, and consider your own growth as a teacher and as someone who interacts with area youth through community service. You will spend one day a week working with two youth working alongside your peers in an after-school enrichment program for low income youth. This is a Cardinal Course, supported through the Haas Center for Public Service.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Repeatable 4 times (up to 12 units total)

EDUC 98: Service Learning Practicum

For Alternative Spring Break program leaders. The skills and philosophical framework to develop and lead an ASB experience. May be repeat for credit
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 4 times (up to 4 units total)

EDUC 100B: EAST House Seminar: Current Issues and Debates in Education

EAST is the Education and Society Theme House at Stanford University. In Autumn quarter, faculty and other scholars from around the University present the latest issues, debates, and research in the field of Education. In Winter quarter, the theme is "Ten Careers in Education in Ten Weeks." Each week will feature a speaker, often Stanford alumni, from a different sector in education including school administration, arts education, information technology, special education, international development, student affairs, education consulting, and education policy. In Spring quarter, the seminar is a small group discussion of weekly readings on a focused topic in Education. Contact instructor for details. Notes: The seminar, offered by Zoom, is open to all students at Stanford with first-priority given to undergraduates, including those who are on a "flex term." Graduate students are allowed to enroll on a space-available basis. The seminar is repeatable for credit.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Nelson, R. (PI)

EDUC 103A: Tutoring: Seeing a Child through Literacy (EDUC 203A)

Experience tutoring grade school readers in a low income community near Stanford under supervision. Training in tutoring; the role of instruction in developing literacy; challenges facing low income students and those whose first language is not English. How to see school and print through the eyes of a child. Ravenswood Reads tutors encouraged to enroll. Service Learning Course (certified by Haas Center). May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 3-4 | Repeatable 10 times (up to 40 units total)
Instructors: Scott, R. (PI)

EDUC 116N: Howard Zinn and the Quest for Historical Truth (HISTORY 116N)

With more than two million copies in print, Howard Zinn's A People's History is a cultural icon. We will use Zinn's book to probe how we determine what was true in the past. A People's History will be our point of departure, but our journey will visit a variety of historical trouble spots: debates about whether the US was founded as a Christian nation, Holocaust denial, and the "Birther" controversy of President Obama.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II
Instructors: Wineburg, S. (PI)

EDUC 118S: Designing Your Stanford (ME 104S)

DYS uses a Design Thinking approach to help Freshmen and Sophomores learn practical tools and ideas to make the most of their Stanford experience. Topics include the purpose of college, major selection, educational and vocational wayfinding, and innovating college outcomes, explored through the design thinking process. This seminar class incorporates small group discussion, in-class activities, field exercises, personal reflection, and individual coaching. Expect ideation tools, storytelling practices, prototyping to discover more about yourself and possible paths forward. The course concludes with creation of multiple versions of what college might look like and how to make those ideas reality. All enrolled and waitlisted students should attend class on day 1 for admission. Additional course information at http://www.designingyourstanford.org.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 2

EDUC 120: Sociology of Science (EDUC 320, SOC 330, STS 200Q)

The sociology of science concerns the social structures and practices by which human beings interpret, use and create intellectual innovations. In particular we will explore the claim that scientific facts are socially constructed and ask whether such a characterization has limits. Course readings will concern the formation and decline of various thought communities, intellectual social movements, scientific disciplines, and broader research paradigms. A special focus will be placed on interdisciplinarity as we explore whether the collision of fields can result in new scientific advances. This course is suitable to advanced undergraduates and doctoral students.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-4

EDUC 126A: Ethics and Leadership in Public Service (CSRE 126C, ETHICSOC 79, URBANST 126A)

This course explores ethical questions that arise in public service work, as well as leadership theory and skills relevant to public service work. Through readings, discussions, in-class activities, assignments, and guest lectures, students will develop a foundation and vision for a future of ethical and effective service leadership. This course serves as a gateway for interested students to participate in the Haas Center's Public Service Leadership Program.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: WAY-ER
Instructors: Lobo, K. (PI)

EDUC 129: Boost Youth College Readiness through Effective Mathematics Tutoring

Students will participate in one-on-one tutoring in mathematics with an elementary or middle school student who is enrolled in the East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring program (EPATT). They will attend class one evening a week, during which they will learn about the teaching of mathematics and effective tutoring strategies. They will also engage in ongoing reflection about the effectiveness of their tutoring and its impact on their tutee's college and career readiness.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 6 units total)
Instructors: Borko, H. (PI)

EDUC 136: World, Societal, and Educational Change: Comparative Perspectives (EDUC 306D, SOC 231)

Theoretical perspectives and empirical studies on the structural and cultural sources of educational expansion and differentiation, and on the cultural and structural consequences of educational institutionalization. Research topics: education and nation building; education, mobility, and equality; education, international organizations, and world culture.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci
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