Feb 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions


    ED 102 - Issues and Influences in Education

    Historical and contemporary issues in general and special education will be examined in relation to principles of social justice in a culturally diverse-society in the information-age. School finance, organization, and governance, characteristics of effective teaching and teachers, classroom culture and management, and the educator’s legal rights and responsibilities are explored. Through a review of major educational philosophies, codes of conduct, methods, and models, students construct an initial personal philosophy of education. 

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Students continuing in an education certification program will be expected to take the Test for Core Academic Skills exam before the completion of this course. Twenty-five hours of field experience are required. This course is cross listed with ED 150.

    Offered: Spring.

    Credits: 3