Dec 03, 2020  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

GED 516 - Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future

This course reviews the role of teacher in contemporary education and includes at least 20 hours of focused observation outside of class time.  Students examine the practical and philosophical influences on teachers’ decision making processes in relation to curriculum, motivation, educational history, management, instructional strategy, and Common Core Standards.  The emphasis is on critical and creative reflection of readings, observations, and in-class discussions and activities. Students gain the experience of planning and teaching lessons during the course. Students emerge from the course with a personal philosophy of education.  Required writing assessment for candidacy is included in this course.

Credits: 3 cr.