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    Jul 18, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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EDU 216 Foundations of Education (4 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: Take DRE 098  
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.



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