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Foundations of Education
FOUNDATION ED
CLASS CODE: ED 200 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: TEACHER EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course provides future teachers with a knowledge of the historical events, philosophies, and theories that have helped build American education; fosters in them an understanding of their own personal teaching philosophy; and encourages them to develop the wisdom to follow the Savior as they strive to become Master Teachers.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Teaching Methods:
Read & Discuss
Independent Research
Lecture
Peer Teaching
Simulation
Small Group Discussion
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Construct and communicate a firm foundation of education.
2. Seek connection to conceptual framework and learning structure of doctrines, principles, and tools.
3. Express agency in acting as an exemplary teacher (enthusiasm and responsibility) through a commitment to continual learning and self-governance.
4. Explain changes in the world of education, past and present, as viewed through the foundations perspective (doctrine, philosophy, history, sociology, political).
5. Analyze the role of education in individual lives and societies.
6. Discover personal biases and beliefs that affect teaching.
REQUIREMENTS: Assessments:
Simulation Test
Essay/Interview
Oral Presentation
Essay
Self-Assessment
Rubric
Tests
Thought Papers
Personal Reflections
PREREQUISITES: Education majors only. Completion of 15 university credits.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001