Principles and Philosophy of Education

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An introductory course in teacher education presenting an overview of the roles, skills, knowledge base and values required of qualified classroom teachers. The course is designed to give students a frameworkÐtheoretical and philosophicalÐfor evaluating educational principles, perspectives, policies and procedures. Contemporary systems and historical implications of theory and practice will be considered as students interact with these data from a Christian/biblical worldview. As a culminating class project, students will construct a personal philosophy of education. ED 283 is taken concurrently with this course.