EDU 202 - Introduction to 21st Century Education
Credit Hour(s): 3
This course provides an introduction to the teaching profession using public school classrooms as the setting for observation during internship. The course develops an understanding of the multiple aspects of the teachers’ work; explores a range of key issues related to 21st century educational practices. Topics include the purpose of schools, the teaching profession, legal issues, governance, finance, equity issues, an introduction to special education and multicultural education, as well as the relationship between politics and education. The development of a personal philosophy of education begins here with the understanding of school structure.
An opportunity for participation in an online lab to prepare for the Virginia Language and Communication Assessment (VCLA) is provided. Students are required to complete a 20 hour internship in an assigned placement as part of this course, and the course has an additional fee. This course has an additional fee. 3 Credit(s). 3 Contact Hour(s). 20 Service Hour(s).
Course Session Cycle: Fall and Spring
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