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ED 414. Foundations in Education

Credits: 3
Department: Teacher Development
Description: Exploration and critical analysis of education as a political endeavor within particular historical and sociological contexts.
Prerequisites: ED 420, 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 405, ED 409, ED 411, ED 422
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explore contemporary and historical issues in American education, including the nature and purpose of schooling, the relationship between race, class, gender and educational achievement, school reform and the rights and responsibilities of teachers and students.
2. Apply critical thinking skills to rethink our education as a political endeavor within particular historical and sociological contexts.
3. Identify the current education issues with WHY aspects of education and offer positive aspects for future U.S. education.
4. Integrate the professional teaching knowledge into different scenarios and explore the best practice to answer each different scenario.






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