2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2023  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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EDU 471 - Foundations of Modern Education

Social, historical and philosophical issues in education. Emphasis on critical analysis of educational reforms, movements and practices. Fulfills: LASR. (3 cr. hr.)
Frequency code A = offered every semester

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the context, structure, and function of schools in the contemporary United States.
  2. Apply philosophical, social, and historical perspectives in analyzing the complex problems facing schools.
  3. Identify key theoretical perspectives on U.S. education policy and school reform initiatives, and draw conclusions about their strengths and weaknesses.
  4. Articulate a personal philosophy of educational practice and explain how this perspective is situated in broader theoretical contexts.

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