MIT11 124 - Introduction to Education: Looking Forward and Looking Back on Education

Description
One of two introductory subjects on teaching and learning science and mathematics in a variety of K-12 settings. Topics include education and media, education reform, the history of education, simulations, games, and the digital divide. Students gain practical experience through weekly visits to schools, classroom discussions, selected readings, and activities to develop a critical and broad understanding of past and current forces that shape the goals and processes of education, and explores the challenges and opportunities of teaching. Students work collaboratively and individually on papers, projects, and in-class presentations. Course site: NOURL
Credits
12
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018
Avg. Class Size
999
Avg. Sections
1