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2012-14 Online Course Catalog

EDFN - EDUCATION - FOUNDATIONS

EDFN A101: Introduction to Education: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Introductory course for students exploring education as a possible career choice. Covers the history of American education, an examination of contemporary issues in education and basic classroom observational techniques. Students self-assess personal profile against characteristics of effective teachers. Course includes field experience. 

EDFN A300: Philosophical and Social Context of American Education: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Prerequisites: (EDSE A212 or concurrent enrollment) or (PSY A245 or concurrent enrollment). Registration Restrictions: Completion of GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses and junior standing. Departmental approval. Course Attributes: UAA GER Integrative Capstone. Special Fees. Explores significant educational movements, theories, and research related to educational philosophy, sociology, and history to develop a framework for professional educational practice. Course emphasizes the importance of developing a coherent philosophy to guide teaching practice in a culturally diverse and inclusive classroom. 

 

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