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Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 150 - Discover Teaching


A seminar class exploring teaching and learning with a practical school-based experience for students considering a career in education. Intended to help students decide if they wish to pursue a career in teaching, the course integrates readings, class discussions, weekly field experiences, current educational videos, film clips, and other media to closely examine the world of education. Seminar topics provide an overview of the historical and theoretical foundations of education with an examination of facing schools in today’s diverse society including socio-economic distinctions, gender, race, ethnicity, special education, the changing standards for future educators, ethics, technology, and other significant issues related to educators and students involved in K-12 education.

Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
General Education Elective(s): Social Science.
Note(s): This course requires a three-hour-a-week college-approved Service-Learning placement.

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