May 23, 2024  
2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC& 202 - Introduction to Education

5 CR

A survey of history, philosophy, principles, issues, and trends in American Education. Includes opportunities for observations of educational models and exploration of career paths. Format includes lecture and discussion

Course Outcomes
  • Describe the history, philosophy and principles of the American education system.
  • Discuss current issues, trends, and career opportunities in Education.
  • Describe current principles of behavior guidance and their influence on learning.
  • Compare and contrast developmentally appropriate instruction and assessment strategies.
  • Recognize the need to differentiate curriculum and instruction to meet the needs of culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse students.
  • Explain how teaching and learning are influenced by individual experiences, abilities, culture, and prior learning.
  • Describe the impact of America’s changing demographics and the implications for the classroom.
  • Define the role of the educator in the program setting.

GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
GenEd Outcomes: Connections
  • Historical and Intellectual Perspectives

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