EDUCATION 2510 Foundations and Development of American Education
EDU 2510 Course Description
A study of American education including the history of education and the major philosophical and sociological forces affecting education, with emphasis on contemporary issues, problems and patterns relative to curriculum design and development in American school, as well as an introduction to a teacher’s role in understand and developing collaborative relationships with his/her students’ families to support students’ physical, cognitive, and social development. Attention is also given to the legal status of teachers and students with respect to federal and state regulations.
Requires 20 logged hours of observation in an elementary and/or secondary school setting.