11.125 Introduction to Education: Understanding and Evaluating Education


Class Info

One of two introductory subjects on teaching and learning science and mathematics in a variety of K-12 settings. Topics include student misconceptions, formative assessment, standards and standardized testing, multiple intelligences, and educational technology. 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.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.125 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by E. Klopfer.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 5-134.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S. This class counts as a CI-H.

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