SEED 2001 Historical, Philosophical, and Cultural Foundations of Education
4 hours recitation, 20 hours field experience; 3 credits
Study of teaching and learning with an emphasis on the urban context, through philosophical, historical, and cultural perspectives. Relation of significant educational movements, philosophies, and teaching practices for all students, including students with special needs and English language learners, from birth through adolescence. Opportunities through class discussion, portfolio preparation, and field experiences (20 hours) for reflection on and analysis of interactions between school and community, teachers' roles, and issues of diversity, social justice and local, state and national education policies and mandates. (Open only to students who have completed at least 30 credits in liberal arts and sciences with a grade point average of 2.50 or higher.) This course is the same as CBSE 2001.
Prerequisite: English 1010.