EDU-201: Introduction to Education

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Summer 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Introduction to Education
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Covers the history of U.S. education, teacher certification process, professional organizations and their purpose, teaching methods, classroom management, diversity, reform movements, and school financing. Also addresses different philosophies of education, state standards, and high-stakes testing, and introduces lesson planning, instructional techniques, and classroom instruction. Assignments incorporated into students’ e-portfolios, a program requirement.

This course is to be taken concurrently with the corresponding section of EDU-202, which involves placement in a classroom setting at the grade level at which the student wishes to teach. Course assignments are coordinated with EDU-202.

This course is not to be taken concurrently with PSY-152.

ENG-131, ENG-132, PSY-131, and CIS-221 or CIS-223
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Department approval

Office Contact
School of Health & Human Services: 313-845-9877,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132