Education


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*EDUC 360. Foundations of American Education. 3 credits.
A study of the practices and issues that affect American education. Consideration is given to such topics as philosophical approaches to education, history of American education, and the organizational and cultural aspects of schools which influence educational practices.
EDUC 370. Instructional Technology. 3 credits.
Principles and procedures of a teaching/learning process designed to provide reliable, effective instruction to learners through systematic application of instructional technology. Includes selecting, producing, evaluating, and utilizing nonprint media and equipment for application to instructional process. (Student cannot take LSEM 339 if this course has been taken.)
EDUC 401. Problems in Education. 1-3 credits.
Workshop experiences for the development and training of secondary teachers. Prerequisite: EDUC 360 and permission of the program coordinator.
EDUC 410. Multicultural Education. 1 credit.
This course is designed to provide information about cultural and ethnic groups in the United States and to promote effective instruction for and about students from all cultural and ethnic groups found in the United States.
EDUC 416. School Discipline and Classroom Management. 1 credit.
Theory and practices in classroom management and discipline, including specific models, and the various legal aspects will be examined.
EDUC 480. Student Teaching. 3-12 credits.
Enables students to apply, in the public school classrooms and the comprehensive child development programs, those skills and attitudes acquired in all components of teacher education. Under the guidance of university supervisors, students are provided activities designed to familiarize them with the classroom teacher's role. Prerequisite: PSYC 160 and 270, EDUC 360, the appropriate methods courses, and permission of the coordinator of field experiences.
EDUC 490. Special Topics in Education. 3 credits.
In-depth examination of selected topics which are of current importance in the field of education. Offered only with approval of School of Education director. May be repeated for credit when course content changes. Prerequisite: Junior standing or above and consent of instructor.
EDUC 499. Honors. 3-6 credits.
Independent research topic initiated and completed by qualified upper-division students. See catalog descriptions entitled "Graduation with Distinction" and "Graduation with Honors."

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1996-97 Undergraduate Catalog
Last reviewed: 30 November 1996
Information Publisher: Division of Academic Affairs
James Madison University