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Seminar in Current EducationalIssues (EED 704)

Term: 2011-2012 Spring Semester 1

Faculty

George GuasconiUser Info
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Description

Professional licensure course: additional instructional hours and requirements. This course defines some concepts, philosophies, that serve as foundations for structuring schools and learning environments, including: humanistic education, essentialism, perennialism, progressivism, social reconstructivism, and critical theory. The seminar also examines critical practical realities including: change, the economy, technology and science, leisure and work, communications, the human popula?tion, ecology, government and politics, values and lifestyles. Students explore and evaluate school/learning environment structures and teaching strategies, and they make compelling arguments for their professional points of view.