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Leonardi, Bethy Assistant Professor

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  • EDUC 3013 - School and Society
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Introduces students - both future teachers and those simply interested in education - to pressing issues surrounding education within the United States. The course reveals the complex relationship between schools and the larger society of which they are a part. Examines issues of diversity and equity from different disciplinary lenses, including history, philosophy, sociology and anthropology.
  • EDUC 4301 - Queer(ing) Topics in Education
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Bring critical and queer theoretical perspectives to bear on an inquiry into what's counted as normal in social, historical, and political contexts of education in the United States. We'll explore queerness, queer theory, and queer pedagogy, in an effort to examine schooling as a heteronormative institution that has tended toward (re)producing heterosexism, homophobia, and violence against queer bodies and identities. Same as EDUC 5301.
  • EDUC 4800 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Designed to meet needs of students with topics of pertinent interest. May be repeated up to 18 total hours.
  • EDUC 5005 - Advanced Social Foundations of Education
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2020
    Critically examines the intellectual and political forces that shape the aims, policies, and practices of K-12 education in the United States.
  • EDUC 5022 - LGBTQ+ Topics in Higher Education
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2020
    Explores the diverse aspects of college and university life for students, staff, and faculty who identify as LGBTQ+. Examines the different higher education supports and challenges for LGBTQ+ student populations.
  • EDUC 5301 - Queer(ing) Topics in Education
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Bring critical and queer theoretical perspectives to bear on an inquiry into what's counted as normal in social, historical, and political contexts of education in the United States. We'll explore queerness, queer theory, and queer pedagogy, in an effort to examine schooling as a heteronormative institution that has tended toward (re)producing heterosexism, homophobia, and violence against queer bodies and identities. Same as EDUC 4301.
  • EDUC 6804 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • GRTE 5040 - Graduate Social Sciences for Teachers
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Addresses special topics in social sciences with an emphasis on building conceptual understanding of content and enhancing teacher's practice in teaching this content.

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