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Foundations of Education EDU 201

Formerly Foundations of Education
Location: 
Faith Builders Educational Programs, 28527 Guys Mills Road, Guys Mills, PA.
Length: 
45 hours (5 weeks).
Dates: 
August 2000 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: briefly describe the history of educational thought and practice; define and use key terms related to the development of an educational philosophy; articulate a Christian understanding of the purposes, methods and presuppositions of Christian education; understand and apply the contributions made by an Anabaptist perspective to a philosophy of education; plan a curriculum that is the fruit of a Christian educational philosophy; and develop the documents needed to apply a Christian philosophy of education into a school's curriculum.

Instruction: 
Major topics covered in the course are: Worldviews and Education; a short history of Education; a Christian Philosophy of Education (ACPE); ACPE - Anabaptist distinctives; content area Philosophy; curriculum - issues and options; a vision for Mennonite schools and teachers. Methods of instruction include lecture and discussion. Evaluation criteria include tests and student presentations.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Foundations of Education (12/03) (04/07) (11/10) (10/15 revalidation).

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