The University of Pittsburgh School of Education’s Department of Teaching, Learning, and Leading (TLL) offers Freedom Seminars to support students in understanding and engaging education within global social, cultural, and political frameworks of freedom.
The Freedom Seminars attend to a range of global freedom projects, theories, pedagogies, and praxes. Each course is a focused engagement with a specific set of questions, ideas, and topics relevant for understanding education within social, cultural, and political movements, systems, and structures. Students study both the what and how of freedom through global, insurgent knowledge traditions.
- 1-credit courses offered in the fall, spring, and summer terms
- Open to all undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Pittsburgh
- Course title is EDUC 1067 for undergraduate students and EDUC 3067 for graduate students
Act 48 Credits
For in-service educators who have already obtained their teacher certification, the Freedom Seminar courses can qualify for Act 48 credits. Please note: the Pennsylvania Department of Education makes educators responsible for ensuring that the course content aligns with their certification area. Visit our Act 48/Act 45 website for more information.