SPE 527: History, Philosophy and Trends in Education

Class Program
Credits 3
Compare philosophical foundations of historical and contemporary education and consider current issues using an informed discussion centered approach. Assess political and social trends, laws, proper conduct and penalties for teachers, and shifts and technological changes related to contemporary and future educational planning. Discussions and extensive readings center on all levels of education from preschools to secondary schools. Students write a philosophy of teaching paper and prepare a major research paper (Also listed as EDU 527.)