Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

EDD 637 The MicroSociology of Classroom Life(GNA)

3 lecture hours, 1 conference hour; 4 credits. This course explores the educational applications of sociological and social psychological theory and research to interaction processes within schools and classrooms. Foundational works will provide students with a theoretical understanding of the complex facework that is performed in an array of P-12 classroom settings. Topics include processes of influence, role differentiation, identity formation, social mechanisms, and intra / inter-group dynamics of peer relations. Methods for observation and analysis of small groups will also be addressed. Pre- or corequisite: EDD 632