EDUC 101 - Contemporary Education: Principles and Practices

Overview

Department(s)

Description

This course will examine the historical, philosophical and sociological foundations of American education. Students will study the evolution of educational theory and research-based practices that promote social, emotional, and cognitive development and enhance learning. Attention will be paid to comparative analysis of past and contemporary political, philosophical, and sociological factors that influence and shape education decision-making. The course introduces students to the reflective decision-making model through readings, in-class activities and discussions, and intensive writing exercises. Students will directly observe the teaching and learning process through the experience of a required internship in a public or private educational institution with field hours to be arranged. Students will also be introduced to the applications of technology in the classroom.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Course Attributes

METE - ME_TEDU_1 (Social Foundations)

Credits

Minimum Units

4

Maximum Units

4

Academic Progress Units

4

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

4

Requisites

008088

Course Schedule

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