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Re(positioning) Disability: Historical, Cultural, and Social Lenses (AFRICAAM 244, CSRE 143, PEDS 246D)


This course is designed to introduce undergraduate students of any major to important theoretical and practical concepts regarding special education, disability, and diversity. This course primarily addresses the social construction of disability and its intersection with race and class through the critical examination of history, law, social media, film, and other texts. Students will engage in reflection about their own as well as broader U.S. discourses moving towards deeper understanding of necessary societal and educational changes to address inequities. Successful completion of this course fulfills one requirement for the School of Education minor in Education.

UG Minor, UG Minor Educational Technology, UG Minor Education Research and Policy, UG Minor Teaching and Learning
Course Focus: 
Sociology Anthropology, Race Culture Class
Masters, Undergraduate