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EDU101- Introduction to Education

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course provides a theoretical foundation for understanding the process of learning and teaching.  Focus will be placed on human psychology as it relates to learning as well as on educational methodology and teaching skills.  Coursework will be approached from the perspective of both Torah and science, with an eye toward identifying overlap and distinction between them.

 

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • To develop a broad understanding of the core elements of learning

  • To develop a broad understanding of the core elements of teaching

  • To gain a deeper understanding of the student-teacher relationship as it impacts learning

  • To appreciate the relevance of psychology to the learning process

  • To gain a new perspective on the connection between Jewish philosophy and education