11.125[J] 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. Limited to 25.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.125[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by K. Heavey.

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.

You can find more information at the 11.124 Introduction to Education: Looking Forward and Looking Back on Education site or on the 11.125[J] Stellar site.

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