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Stanley C. Trent

Associate Professor
Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Curry School of Education
Office location and address
Bavaro Hall 206B
417 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1992
M.Ed., Temple University, 1979
B.S., Virginia State University, 1977
EDIS 2010: Teaching as a Profession
Credits: 3
In this survey of American education, students examine education history, philosophy in action in schools, student diversity, curriculum, effective teaching, school organization & governance, education finance, education law, sociopolitical dimensions of education, & the role of the teacher as a professional. Co-requisite: EDIS 2880.
EDIS 2880: Field Experience
Credits: 1
This initial lab experience is a co-requisite class with EDIS 2010. Experiences are provided for students to observe children in either a community or school context and to develop an understanding of essential evidence-based practices for effective teaching. Corequisite: EDIS 2010.
EDIS 5782: The Role of Whiteness in Education
Credits: 3
The course will examine the notion of whiteness as a social, cultural, historical and political construction that has created power differentials and structural advantages for White Americans in schools and in the larger society.
EDIS 8855: Education and Diversity
Credits: 3
Education and Diversity focuses on cultural diversity and the ways in which it has been defined and treated in the American educational system. Cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT) will be used as the guiding theoretical framework for discourse and reflection about the education of historically underserved students
EDIS 8970: Field Study
Credits: 3–6
In this student-driven, field-based course, students perform work at a school, district, or other educational setting to investigate and address a specific question, challenge, need, or interest of the partner organization. Students make informed analyses of the educational issues and present findings.
EDIS 9740: Internship in College Teaching or Supervision
Credits: 1–6
Opportunities for experienced doctoral students to teach courses or partial courses at the University, or to supervise student teachers under the guidance of a faculty member.
EDIS 9991: Ed.D. Research
Credits: 1–12
Ed.D. Research conducted under the guidance of dissertation/capstone committee. 12 hours required for graduation. Permission of Instructor required.
EDIS 9993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Under close guidance of a faculty member, students work on an area of particular interest that cannot be met by a regularly scheduled course. A plan of study should be signed by the faculty sponsor and filed in the student's permanent file in the Office of Student Affairs. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDIS 9998: Doctoral Research Apprenticeship
Credits: 3–12
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisites: Advisor Permission Required
EDIS 9999: Doctoral Dissertation
Credits: 3–12
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.