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Number:ED222
Name:Foundations of Education
Description:This course examines the philosophical, historical, and legal aspects of education. Topics include the role of public education, school-system philosophy, and the social trends that impact upon modern education.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every fall semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

"To help prospective teachers develop an understanding of the historical, social, political, and ethical context of education.
To develop and clarify the learner's personal philosophy of education.
"To examine, discuss, and evaluate various educational issues and dilemmas.
To search for resolutions to persistent educational dilemmas

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
F 2007 INTRO TO TEACHING (W/CD) KAUCHAK 3 MERRILL
F 2007 INTRO TO TEACHING W/2 BOOKS 0131022350 KAUCHAK PH
F 2007 SCIENCE CONTENT FOR ELEME FRITZER A&B
F 2007 SCIENCE STORIES KOCH 2 HM
F 2006 INTRO TO TEACHING W/2 BOOKS 0131022350 KAUCHAK PH
F 2005 INTRO TO TEACHING W/2 BOOKS 0131022350 KAUCHAK PH
F 2005 INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING-W/DVD KAUCHAK 2ND 05
F 2004 INTRO TO TEACHING W/2 BOOKS 0131022350 KAUCHAK PH
F 2003 INTRO TO TEACHING W/2 BOOKS 0131022350 KAUCHAK PH
F 2003 State of Maine Learning Results Maine Dept. of Ed. State of Maine
F 2002 INTRO TO TEACHING W/2 BOOKS 0131022350 KAUCHAK PH
F 2001 Foundations of Education 0-205-31691-3 Mcnergney 3rd Pearson
F 2000 Foundations of American Education 0-13-923871-9 Webb 3 PH
Thomas College. Beyond Education.