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Comparative Education

Listed in: Anthropology and Sociology, as ANTH-288


Vanessa L. Fong (Section 01)


This class will examine how and why education differs in different countries and communities. Students will learn how to compare how and why various kinds of people experience and make decisions about education. We will look at various levels of education, including preschool, kindergarten, primary school, middle school, high school, and college.Limited to 19 students. Admission with consent of the instructor. Spring semester. Professor Fong. 

If Overenrolled: Priority will be given to Anthropology majors and students who contribute to balance between different graduation years


Attention to Speaking, Transnational or World Cultures Taught in English


2017-18: Offered in Spring 2018
Other years: Offered in Fall 2016