May 25, 2024  
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EDU 201 - Introduction to Education with Field Experience


Credit(s): 3

An introduction to public education and its place in society, this course is a preview of the teaching profession: preparation, rewards, development, structure, support, and control of schools in America. Numerous educational topics will be introduced including effective schools research, philosophies of education, career goals, and Gallup Poll results. A minimum of 45 hours of classroom observation are required. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Explain the philosophies underlying education in American school systems.
  • Explain a variety of practices common to educational settings in grades K-12.
  • Be familiar with career options open to education majors.
  • Participate/observe in classroom settings.
  • Consider personal potential as a teacher.



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