Catalogue 2014 - 2015

ED 301 Principles and Problems of Education


3 cr.


Junior standing.

Course Description

This course is an exploration of the issues confronting education at all levels. Topics include the history of education, philosophy of education, goals of educational systems, school organization and control, moral education, students' and teachers' rights, school law, special education, multicultural education, and contemporary issues in education. Student performance is assessed through written assignments, quizzes, presentations, and participation. Students completing a Secondary Education Major are required to do appropriate field study.