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2019-2020 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDU 500 - Fundamentals of Teaching and Learning

Credits 3
Introduction of potential teachers to the real world of teaching through an in depth, candid analysis of the teaching profession today. The psychology of learning and discussion of the theories is also introduced. This interactive course will explore the challenges and rewards of teaching, study the history, philosophy, sociology, and politics of American education and focus on the current educational issues, trends, and reform movements (cooperative learning, teacher leadership, learning styles, multiple intelligence, etc.) Students will complete 15 pre-practicum hours in a teaching and learning experience. Field experience up to 15 hours pre-practicum urban experience.
GradedField Experience Up to 15 hours pre-practicum urban experience