Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Principles of Chassidic Education (EDU210)
Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies.
May 2023 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to explain and compare the Torah and Chassidic fundamentals of education with general educational principles; analyze the historical, sociological, and religious aspects of Jewish and Chassidic education for women; recognize and apply these perspectives as relevant to current trends in education such as inclusion; and inspect and reflect upon teaching practices and learning environments to identify and evaluate effective strategies, skills and dispositions for educators.
Major topics include: the general Mitzvah (obligation) of learning and teaching Torah; Torah and Chassidus study for women - optional or essential; the purpose of Torah and Chassidus study for women; historical development of formal Torah and Chassidus education for women; textual study of Principles of Education and Guidance (by the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe); and the role of the teacher and creating a relationship between teacher and students.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education, Philosophy, Jewish Studies, or Religion (5/23).