May 23, 2024  
2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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EDUC 200 - Foundation of Education and Teaching


3 Credits
3 hours per week.

This course is designed to help the pre-service teacher examine the historical, philosophical and social foundations of American education. In the context of the aforementioned foundations, course content is designed to provide him/ her with an opportunity to acquire understandings concerning the moral, social, and political dimensions of the classroom, teaching and the school. Through observation in elementary and secondary schools, he/she is given an opportunity to apply the resultant understandings in the socio-cultural, moral, and political context of contemporary education, to define his/her goals and to assess his/her strengths and weaknesses in light of the competencies and understandings deemed essential for the elementary or secondary teacher.



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