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willing to commit to teaching as a practice, an ongoing life project of discovery and surprise about the world, about other people, and, yes even about yourself?

– Bill Ayers, about Becoming a Teacher

Welcome to ED503 Orientation to the Educational Environment

This course is an introduction to diverse educational settings. Students become familiar with the foundations of education, school policies, procedures, and various instructional arrangements through selected readings, class discussions and field based experiences. Students will examine state minimum standards for different subject areas, course of study, student discipline policies, board policies, teacher preparation, and intervention procedures within a general education frame -work.  Additionally, this course has a mandatory five-hour per week field based component. Students learn how to conduct ecological assessments, and become acquainted with various professional roles and educational settings. 

ED503 Tuesday 5:00pm-7:40pm

Professor David Shutkin, Ph.D.

Office Hours (online)

M/W 3:30pm-4:30pm
T/R 2:00pm-4:00pm

And by appointment

Course Website https://exploringeducation.org/

Required Textbook

Course Learning Outcomes

ED503 Course Outcomes, Goals, & Assessments Matrix

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