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Race, Inequality, and Language in Education (RILE)

Race, Inequality, and Language in Education Cross-Area Specialization

Students in R.I.L.E. will complete the core and methodological requisite courses in their base area (C.T.E., D.A.P.S., S.H.I.P.S.), as well as complete a master’s or minor outside the GSE as is required for all GSE doctoral students.  R.I.L.E. students are expected to participate in a regular R.I.L.E. colloquium seminar and select 5 courses that fit R.I.L.E.’s distribution requirements.  R.I.L.E. students should take the Colloquium (EDUC 489) during the Autumn, Winter and Spring Quarters of the first year, and then again for an overall total of at least eight quarters.  This colloquium provides a vibrant forum for students and faculty to present and critique new and original research relevant to the R.I.L.E. doctoral program, to help develop a community of scholars who become familiar with one another's work, and to introduce seminal issues and fundamental works in the field.  The R.I.L.E. courses may double count with courses that satisfy other area and school requirements, as well as come from outside the school (e.g., CCSRE) to keep the overall course burden on students and faculty manageable.  The suggested study plan should include courses in each of three main areas: (1) Issues of race in education; (2) Studies of inequality and schooling; and (3) Linguistic diversity and identity. This course distribution will remain under the purview of the academic advisor. The courses are designed to help students gain an interdisciplinary understanding of the confluence of a broad range of economic, historical, political, social, and cultural factors that sustain and shape relationships among race, ethnicity, language and inequality in education within and across societies.

Courses in R.I.L.E.

Area 1: Issues of race in education

EDUC 389A/ANTHRO 320A/CSRE 389A/LINGUIST 253: Race, Ethnicity, and Language: Racial, Ethnic, and Linguistic Formations
EDUC 389B/ANTHRO 398B/LINGUIST 254: Race, Ethnicity, and Language: Writing Race in Ethnography
EDUC 337/EDUC 103B/CSRE 103B/AFRICAAM 106: Race, Ethnicity and Linguistic Diversity in Classrooms & Communities: Sociocultural Theory and Practices
EDUC 248/CSRE 248X: Language, Literacy, and Culture
EDUC 249/EDUC 149: Theory and Issues in the Study of Bilingualism
EDUC 245/AFRICAAM 245/CSRE 245: Understanding Racial and Ethnic Identity Development
EDUC 314: Technologies, Social Justice and Black Vernacular Culture
EDUC 216/AFRICAAM 116/CSRE 216X/HISTORY 255E: Education, Race, and Inequality in African American History, 1880-1990
EDUC 340/ NATIVEAM 240: Psychology and American Indian Mental Health
EDUC 245/AFRICAAM 245/CSRE 245: Understanding Racial and Ethnic Identity Development 

Area 2: Studies of inequality and schooling

EDUC 177A/CHILATST 177A/CSRE 177E/HUMBIO 29A: Well-Being in Immigrant Children and Youth: A Service Learning Course
EDUC 197/FEMGEN 297/SOC 134: Gender and Education in Global and Comparative Perspectives
EDUC 273/EDUC 173/FEMGEN 173/SOC 173/SOC 273: Gender and Higher Education: National and International Perspectives
EDUC 277: Education of Immigrant Students: Psychological Perspectives
EDUC 243/EDUC 145/CSRE 243: Writing Across Languages and Cultures: Research in Writing and Writing Instruction
EDUC 212/EDUC 112/SOC 129X/SOC 229X/CSRE 112X/AFRICAAM 112X: Urban Education
EDUC 232: Culture, Learning, and Poverty
EDUC 322/EDUC 123/CSRE 130/AFRICAAM 130: Community-based Research as a Tool for Social Change: Discourses of Equity in Communities and Classrooms
EDUC 340/NATIVEAM 240: Psychology and American Indian Mental Health
EDUC 341/EDUC 141: Counterstory and Narrative Inquiry in Literature and Education
EDUC 306A: Economics of Education in The Global Economy
EDUC 107/207, SOC 107E/205: Education and Inequality
EDUC 222: Resource Allocation
EDUC 249/EDUC 149: Theory and Issues in the Study of Bilingualism

Area 3: Linguistic diversity and identity

EDUC 301X/LING 253: Workshop on Race, Ethnicity, and Language in Schools
EDUC 460: Language, Culture, Cognition, and Assessment
EDUC 277: Education of Immigrant Students: Psychological Perspectives
EDUC 243/CSRE 243/EDUC 145: Writing Across Languages and Cultures: Research in Writing and Writing Instruction
EDUC 245/AFRICAAM 245/CSRE 245: Understanding Racial and Ethnic Identity Development
EDUC 314: Funkentelechy: Technologies, Social Justice and Blk Vernacular Culture
EDUC 322/AFRICAAM 130/CSRE 130/EDUC 123: Community-based Research as a Tool for Social Change: Discourses of Equity in Communities & Classrooms
EDUC 341/EDUC 141: Counter story in Literature and Education
EDUC 381/EDUC 181: Multicultural Issues in Higher Education (EDUC 181)
EDUC 389C: Race, Ethnicity, and Language: Pedagogical Possibilities
EDUC 419: Academic Achievement of Language Minority Students
LINGUIST 255K: Seminar in Sociolinguistics: Applied Sociolinguistics 

Faculty in R.I.L.E.

Anthony Lising Antonio
Arnetha F. Ball
Adam Banks
Bryan Brown
Martin Carnoy
Thomas S. Dee
Antero Garcia
Shelley Goldman
Leah Gordon
Ari Y. Kelman
Teresa LaFromboise
Jennifer Langer-Osuna
Sarah Levine
Prashant Loyalka
Ramon Antonio Martinez
Ray McDermott
Amado Padilla
Roy Pea
Francisco Ramirez
Sean F. Reardon
Jonathan Rosa
Guillermo Solano-Flores
Guadalupe Valdes
John Willinsky
Christine Min Wotipka

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