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EDUC 3319. This course includes the topics of violence, aggression in the classroom, youth gangs, aggression in sports and on television, how drugs and alcohol play a role and "hot spots" that tend to breed aggression and violence. It is designed to help teachers and other school personnel become more aware of the causes of aggression and ways to evaluate it and intervene before it turns to violence in the schools. The course also discusses aggression in our communities through driving, dating, sports, television, music and how these issues are dealt with in modern society.