Home 2015-2016 Morgan Community College Catalog & November 2015 Addendum COURSE DESCRIPTIONS (Alphabetical) EDU-Education Courses EDU 221 Introduction to Education
EDU 221 Introduction to Education
(45 lecture hours, 3 credits)
Prerequisite: College level reading and writing as demonstrated on college level placement scores
Co-requisite: EDU 188-Field-Experience component, if not embedded in the class
Focuses on the historical, social, political, philosophical, cultural and economic forces that shape the United States public school system. Includes current issues of educational reform, technology as it relates to education and considerations related to becoming a teacher in the state of Colorado. Special interest will be paid to the topic of diversity in the K-12 school system.
Added at MCC Fall 2004.
(15 lecture hours, 1 credit)
Focuses on strategies for becoming an effective teacher. Topics include course goals and objectives, the first day, planning a lesson, higher levels of thought, test design and grading, assessment, and teaching and learning styles.
Added at MCC Fall 2015.
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