EDU-101 - Foundations of Education

3 credits

The objective of this class is to provide students with an introduction to the social, political, and economic conditions of contemporary urban schools such as inclusion, ability grouping bilingual education, tracking, teaching education, and multi-cultural education. The future of urban education and alternative approaches will also be explored. Class assignments and participation in group discussions will facilitate critical thinking and develop an understanding of the American urban educational experience.

Prerequisite(s): DRG 092 or DWT 099 (minimum grade of C-) or placement at higher level on the reading or writing placement tests.

Previously known as: EDUC-320