2018-2019 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 15, 2019  
2018-2019 Residential Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ED 1000 - Issues in Professional Practice and School Law


This course will provide a broad view of the teaching profession and schools from a systems perspective. Students will become familiar with the qualities of effective teaching as identified by Charlotte Danielson in Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching. Using service-learning as a pedagogy, students will apply the knowledge from this course in a general education setting to identify a need in a school, research that need, implement a program to meet the need, and assess their effectiveness in that role. Issues that will be covered in this course include but are not limited to organizational structure and funding, education and culture, educational systems in various parts of the world and the United States, legal issues associated with schools, the importance of education, and the factors impacting our schools. Prerequisites: Must have completed and passed the Criminal Record Check. Fall first year: Must have completed the CORE Academic Skills Test through ETS in order to take the course fall semester. Spring first year: Open to all students. Offered every fall and spring. (4 Credits) Service - Learning Component - minimum of 3 hours a week for 14 weeks. Transportation needed.