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Issues in the Jewish Day School (EDU299)

Location: 
Ma'alot, Jerusalem,and other authorized locations.
Length: 
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates: 

September 2009 - April 2016.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: list major issues relating to Jewish day schools, such as the history of Jewish day schools, the mission and administrative structure of day schools, and the dynamics between various components of the school. Additionally, students  gain an appreciation of various issues that impact education, such as working with culturally diverse and special populations, working with "at risk" children, identifying and understanding the needs of children with disabilities, and working with preschool and middle school children, Students also gain an an appreciation and awareness of cooperative learning, multiple intelligences, and the psychological evaluation process.

Instruction: 

This course focuses on the study of the role and history of the Jewish day school in the North American community in general. The internal dynamics of day schools are examined, as are the needs of at-risk students, preschool and middle school students, and those with disabilities and the impact of certain factors on their education. NOTE: Major topics from this course were incorporated into Seminar in Social Psychology (PSY379). 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education (2/11).

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