Teaching US History and Economic Understanding: The American Labor Force
Instructor Timothy Dwyer
Course Number PRDV 79722
In this class we will examine the complex relationship between labor and management throughout our nation’s history. We will consider the evolving and increasing role of state and federal government in negotiating class conflict. We will examine events in both local and international contexts in an effort to understand how economic forces affect the lives of and decisions made by laborers, managers, and government. a wide variety of legal issues that impact classroom teachers, students and the education profession as a whole. We can be flexible but I have included the following list of anticipated subjects for our discussion. Each week we will look at a significant event or events that played an important role in shaping our history. We will come to understand how historical events are the outcome of economic choices people and institutions make every day. If you have a particular interest or case and would like to see it become a subject for discussion please make this known to the instructor.
Framingham State University - 3 Graduate Credits