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Edmonds Community College    
  Jan 17, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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EDUC& 202 - Introduction to Education

5.0 Credits
Introductory education course that involves students in the real issues of schooling, skills, and knowledge they will need to be successful professionals. Course is organized around elements that are central to teaching and learning in the K-12 education system. Class includes additional off-campus learning experiences.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Document understanding of education by focusing on four themes: teachers, students and schools, foundations and the future, and the teaching profession.
  2. Identify commitment in the teaching profession through reflection on classroom and field experiences.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of teachers’ professional responsibilities for addressing diversity of language, ability, culture, socioeconomics, ethnicity, family, and community.
  4. Demonstrate problem-solving skills in preparation for future educational-leadership roles.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of current educational issues related to philosophy, history, and governance of education in the United States.
  6. Document understanding of recent trends in school and curriculum reform.
  7. Document knowledge of authority and particular responsibilities of the state and local community in funding and ensuring quality of education.

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