FC 6351: Education and Evangelization

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This course will examine Catholic education in the American context, and its role in the transformation of society. It will present an overview of the basic teachings of the church on education, and a brief history of Catholic and public education in the U.S., while highlighting the relationship and key differences between the two. Topics such as civic engagement, faithful citizenship, and social transformation will be discussed. Students will research and collaborate on contemporary topics of interest related to education, and will discuss what these challenges mean for people of faith in the U.S. Students also will demonstrate leadership skills by engaging with assigned topics and developing action plans and recommendations for change.
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