|COURSE NUMBER:||PHES 498|
|COURSE TITLE:||Special Topics in Politics, History and Economics:
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr Michael DeMoor|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 0)|
course on a topic of special interest to members of the PHE program (or
a guest presenter) and offered on a non-recurring basis.
Prerequisites: Six credits in any of the constituent disciplines in the PHE program at the 300 or 400 level.
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
open-ended seminar course will examine education policy in Alberta,
beginning with the 2012 Education Act which the new NDP government in
Alberta decided not to proclaim in Sept 2015 as scheduled, in order to
examine it. We will begin with an overview of the act and then
focus in on particular areas of policy identified by seminar
participants as particularly interesting, important or
problematic. The seminar will aim to put together a discussion
document with the aim having a meeting with the education minister or
some similar party near the end of term. If any public hearings are
scheduled on the review of the act, we will also aim to participate in |
Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions
from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult
the course instructor for up to date details.
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