2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 06, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 241 - Fundamentals of Secondary Schools


Credits: 3
Prerequisite: EDUC 200, EDUC 201
Corequisite: EDUC 240

This course provides the prospective middle and high school teacher with an understanding of the philosophy and organization of secondary schools, current practices of planning for curriculum and instruction, use of assessment, student data and data-based decision-making as well as strategies for differentiation and English Language learners.  Special attention is given to implementing strategies to enhance content literacy, which are honed in the co-requisite practicum for this course. Focus is also given to fostering critical thinking and problem-solving in secondary school settings across multiple disciplines.