Teacher Education

Introduction to Education

Introduction to Education
Introduction to the philosophical foundations of education and the role of public education in the U.S. today. Topics will include how (a) public education is the cornerstone of a civil and prosperous democratic community; (b) education is a public imperative, a moral endeavor, and a shared responsibility for all members of society; and (c) public schools exist to provide access to education for all, which includes both academic mastery and personal development for the purpose of maximizing students' potential to participate fully and productively in society. In addition to readings and discussions, there will be opportunities for experiences in local public schools.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining EL ED 200
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