EDUC 6529: Foundations of Education (3)
Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0
This course provides an overview of the cultural, sociological, political and historical underpinnings of the American education system. Participants will review local, state and national policy, legislation and regulations pertaining to PreK-12 education. Participants will reflect upon how these concepts drive instructional practices in today's challenging classroom environment. Using the cases as a launching point, teachers will be given opportunities to engage in online discussions, journal reflections and workbook assignments focusing on beliefs, best practices, challenges, current research and classroom applications.