An interdisciplinary introduction to theories of learning, disseminating knowledge, and contemporary issues of education. Students examine how different cultures and individuals have described the ideal goals and practices of learning. Drawing on these readings, students develop their own pedagogical philosophy and test it against contemporary educational policies and trends. Students are introduced to qualitative and quantitative research data in education. Emphasis is placed on class discussion and on refining analytical and research skills. Distribution Requirements: CL, PD.