2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

EDU 1150 - Schools and Society (with Lab)


Goals: To understand the profession of teaching from historical, philosophical, sociological, and practical viewpoints. To understand the development of our public school systems and the role schools can play in a pluralistic society such as the U.S.

Content: Important events and personalities that have shaped the public school system in the United States; theories of education; the major professional and political issues facing teachers, students, and parents, especially as related to standards and testing; school-based classroom observation and teacher assistance.

Taught: Fall and spring terms

Corequisite: Concurrent registration in EDU 1250 - Educational Psychology if pursuing teaching license

Note: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course.

The lab consists of a 20-hour required clinical in a local school. Students who have transferred in the equivalent course content without clinical experience should see the Department Chair to coordinate enrollment in a 1-credit Independent Study to earn the course equivalent.

Credits: 4