CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN SCHOOLS

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Course Code: 
EDF 7214
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

The course examines social problems in schools. It explores the theories underlying specific social problems in schools from a sociological perspective. It explores theories of deviance and focuses on specific problems within schools and social control. It also highlights the dynamics of exclusion and victimization in the school environment. It also analyses the rehabilitation mechanisms.

Learning Outcomes: 

Specifically the course is designed to enable students to; 

  1. Explain the concept of social problems
  2. Examine the sociological perspective of the social problems
  3. Discuss the implication of social problems on education
  4. Select appropriate strategies or interventions to the social problems in schools.
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN SCHOOLS
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