Education is concerned with the structure, organization, and purpose of education. It involves the study of history, sociology, philosophy, and the psychology of learning, teaching, and communication; and it is deeply interested in the insights of diverse fields such as media, communication and technology studies, race and ethnic studies, and feminist and cultural studies. It aims to use these insights to better our understanding of education and thereby improve education for everyone.
The core topics introduce the field of education and give students the skills and understanding to choose and pursue their interests in the specialized topics. On completing the core, students will be able to independently read the historical and academic literature. The core topics are:
Specializations should be discussed with the Director of Studies. On completing specializations, students will be able to independently read advanced literature and conduct a final project in that topic. Some suggested specializations are:
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