Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

History of Modern Education
0.5 Credit

A survey of the rise of modern education and training systems in Europe and North America since the Enlightenment, and their export to other parts of the world. Topics will include evolving pedagogical theory and techniques, the growth of state-sponsored education (universities, colleges, institutes and adult education programs), the professionalization of teaching, the role of private and corporate education and international agencies involved in education.†