Subject: Educational Foundations
Credit units: 3
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Educational Foundations


In this course, students will investigate current threats to the natural world, various sociopolitical positions and frames used to justify individual and human wellbeing over collective, environmental and non-human wellbeing, and relevant socio-political pedagogies to address the hegemonic, pacification discourses of neoliberalism. The three major concepts in this course – critical pedagogy, neoliberalism, and environmental consciousness – will be connected through readings and film. The role of the corporate media and prominent individual journalists around environmental consciousness will also be explored.

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