ED 122 :: Foundations of Education I
Spring 2013 @Kapiolani CC

Credit Hours:
Veronica F Ogata
(808) 734-9833 (Ph)
(808) 734-9151 (Fax)
Instructional Mode:
Instructional Mode:
01/07/2013 - 05/10/2013
Course Prerequisites:
Qualification for ENG 100.
Course Description:
ED 122 introduces students to the historical, philosophical, economic, legal, socio-cultural, and curricular foundations of education. A brief overview of the teaching profession, and teachers’ qualifications, roles, and responsibilities will be discussed. The pioneers of education and the major philosophies that guide education will be presented. Students will explore how the education system is governed, administrated, and financed by local, state, and federal entities. The rights of teachers and students and how to establish equal educational opportunities for all learners will be addressed. Cultural, social, and gender influences on student achievement will be examined, as well as related issues that impact students’ learning. Students will also develop and use appropriate curriculum and instructional approaches with diverse learners in the classroom.
Education in the U.S. and other countries will be researched and the commonalities and differences will be analyzed. Future perspectives of the teaching profession and the field of education will be considered.
Books may be purchased at the Kapiolani CC bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/uhkcc/home.aspx. If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS
Technical Requirements:
This ED 122 section (CRN 33795) is conducted on the Internet. Students must have access to a computer with Internet connection.

It is recommended that students have an email address and access to a computer with Internet connection to communicate with instructor and classmates. For more information in regards to obtaining a UH email account please go to the following website: http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/563

Additional Notes:
For more information please contact the instructor via email (vogata@hawaii.edu).

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