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EDCA 518. Social and Cultural Dynamics of Institutional Education. 4 Units.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDCA 514
Interpersonal communication and professional identity issues as they relate to the meanings of everyday events in schools and schooling within confinement institutions. Emphases include post-modernism and approaches of communication and critical theories. Addresses issues such as culture shock, typical experiences of institutional educators, the struggle for recognition and respect, burn-out and coping strategies to help avoid it, and retributive and restorative justice. (Also offered as EDCA 618. Students may not receive credit for both.) Students in EDCA 618 must complete additional requirements.