Nov 26, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 585 - History and Philosophy in Education

Historical, philosophical, and theoretical underpinnings of American education from the colonial period to the present. A social and ethical look at the purposes and practices of schooling, curriculum, and the teaching practice.

Prerequisites: must be accepted into the Teacher Certification MAT Program. Must have successfully completed the following courses with B- or higher: EDU 503 and EDU 563 and EDU 573 and EDU 583 and (EDSE 520 for students enrolled in the special education specialization). 


Learner Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Construct a personal philosophy of education. (INTASC 9)
  • Relate your personal philosophy to the world for which students will need to be prepared. (INTASC 3, 9)
  • Assess educational philosophies in relation to current events and trends in schooling. (INTASC 3, 9)
  • Identify how major US historical events have influenced the development US schooling (INTASC 9)
  • Demonstrate, through authentic means, comprehension of theoretical ideologies such as Progressivism, Perennialism, Essentialism, Existentialism, and Constructivism. (INTASC 9)
  • Examine the roles of justice and injustice in the development US schooling. (INTASC 3, 9)
  • Analyze the role of theoretical ideologies in meeting the diverse needs of students. (INTASC 3, 9)

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Summer Locations Online

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