Course Description

Education in a Global World, EDUC W142

What is globalization? What are the implications of living in a "global world" for education? How can education be used as a tool to promote global social justice and prosperity? In this course, we will address these and other related questions through collective reading assignments, class discussions, and online collaboration through our learning platform (bSpace or other).

Key Information

Fall Semester 2017
Instruction start date: August 23, 2017
Instruction end date: December 8, 2017
Credit: 4.5 quarter units / 3 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, Education

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Major Requirement: fulfills Education minor elective



UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
Unit Credit

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward upper-division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS, Transfer students may use for UD noncontiguous GE depending on major

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Course Video

Prerequisites

None

More About The Course

This Course Qualifies for Credit Towards a Certificate in Education from UC Berkeley.
Learn more about the Education Minor program at UC Berkeley.

 

Additional Course Information

Exam Info

Students work in groups. Groups determine their own meeting times. Class schedule will designate a day/time which students might want to keep available for this work.

Course Creator

Erin Murphy-Graham

Erin Murphy-Graham works in the field of comparative and international education. Her research focuses on three inter-related areas: 1) the process by which education can foster the empowerment of girls and women, and the theorization of what empowerment entails; 2) the role of education in changing how students relate to others, particularly in their intimate relationships and in building trust; 3) the rigorous evaluation of educational programs that have demonstrated potential to empower youth and adults in Latin America. She is currently engaged in a longitudinal mixed methods study investigating the impact of a sports-based life skills training program for youth in Guatemala and Honduras.

Dr. Murphy-Graham is the author of Opening Minds, Improving Lives: Education and Women's Empowerment in Honduras (Vanderbilt University Press, Spring 2012) and her articles have appeared in journals including Comparative Education Review, International Journal of Educational Development, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, International Review of Education, Gender and Education, and the American Journal of Evaluation

Prior to joining the faculty at Berkeley, Dr. Murphy-Graham was an Assistant Professor of International Education at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. She has worked as a consultant to government agencies and NGOs in Honduras, Colombia, Nicaragua, and the Caribbean. At Berkeley, she teaches courses on education and international development and qualitative research methods.

Erin Murphy-Graham works in the field of comparative and international education. Her research focuses on three inter-related areas: 1) the process by which education can foster the empowerment of girls and women, and the theorization of what empowerment entails; 2) the role of education in changing how students relate to others, particularly in their intimate relationships and in building ...

Erin Murphy-Graham works in the field of comparative and international education. Her research focuses on three inter-related areas: 1) the process by which education can foster the empowerment of girls and women, and the theorization of what empowerment entails; 2) the role of education in changing how students relate to others, particularly in their intimate relationships and in building trust; 3) the rigorous evaluation of educational programs that have demonstrated potential to empower youth and adults in Latin America. She is currently engaged in a longitudinal mixed methods study investigating the impact of a sports-based life skills training program for youth in Guatemala and Honduras.

Dr. Murphy-Graham is the author of Opening Minds, Improving Lives: Education and Women's Empowerment in Honduras (Vanderbilt University Press, Spring 2012) and her articles have appeared in journals including Comparative Education Review, International Journal of Educational Development, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, International Review of Education, Gender and Education, and the American Journal of Evaluation

Prior to joining the faculty at Berkeley, Dr. Murphy-Graham was an Assistant Professor of International Education at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. She has worked as a consultant to government agencies and NGOs in Honduras, Colombia, Nicaragua, and the Caribbean. At Berkeley, she teaches courses on education and international development and qualitative research methods.


Instructor of Term

Erin Murphy-Graham
emurphy@berkeley.edu

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