US & China: Perspectives on Education in the Information Age
- Teresa DeBacker, College of Education
- Stacy Reeder, Department of Instructional Leadership & Academic
- Curriculum Cecilia Brown, School of Library & Information Studies
The US and China will lead the world in the 21st century. In each of these countries, edu- cation will drive the economy and shape emerging leaders in business, industry, and poli- tics. China and the US differ in their approach to education and access to information. This course will explore the educational philosophy, goals, and practices of China and the US in cultural context with an emphasis on what the two countries can learn from the others' strengths.