Jul 09, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 216 - Foundations of Education


Class Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 4

This course introduces the American educational system and the teaching profession. Topics include the historical and philosophical influences on education, various perspectives on educational issues, and experiences in K-12 classrooms. Upon completion, students should be able to reflect on classroom observations, analyze the different educational approaches, including classical/traditional and progressive, and have knowledge of the various roles of educational systems at the federal, state and local level.

Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score.
When Offered: (On demand)



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