Curriculum & Instruction 240:

Critical Aspects of Teaching, Schooling, and Education

with Mary Louise Gomez


About this Course:

Our Critical Aspects of Teaching, Schooling, and Education (C&I 240) course investigates aspects of social justice and equity as they relate to teaching, schooling and education.

C&I 240: Critical Aspects of Teaching Times


C&I 240: Critical Aspects of Teaching Dates
June 19 –
August 13
C&I 240: Critical Aspects of Teaching Credits
C&I 240: Critical Aspects of Teaching Questions


Meet Your Professor

Mary Louise Gomez

Literacy Studies and Teacher Education

Mary Louise Gomez is Professor of Literacy Studies and Teacher Education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The MSPE courses she teaches are Teaching Diverse Learners and Current Issues in Education.

Mary Louise’s research focuses on the intersections of race, class, gender, ability, sexual orientation, language background, and teaching and learning.

Recent Publications:

  • Gomez, M. L., Carlson, J. R., Foubert, J., & Powell, S. N. (2014). “It’s not them; it’s me:” Contradictions in aspiring teachers’ consciousness. Teaching Education.
  • Johnson Lachuk, A. S., Gomez, M. L., & Powell, S. N. (2014). What does it mean to be the “pride of Pinesville?:” Opportunities facilitated and constrained. In K. Bhopal & U. Maylor (Eds.) Educational inequalities: Difference and diversity in schools and higher education (pp. 193-211). New York: Routledge.
  • Gomez, M. L., Khurshid, A., & Freitag, M. B., & Johnson Lachuk, A. S. (2012). Every day racial microagressions in graduate students’ lives: How they operate and their consequences. Teaching and Teacher Education, 27, 1189-1199.


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