Course Details

  • This course will meet in person at our off-campus location in Boston on June 1, 2, 29, 30 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • 6 weeks | May 20 to June 30, 2024
  • 3 credits | $2,289
  • Last day to register: May 21, 2024
  • Prerequisite(s)/Restriction(s): Open to current Stonehill graduate students only. Course applies to M.Ed. in Special Education.

Course Overview

This course examines and unpacks contemporary issues in the field of education and provides prospective teachers with a beginning foundation for understanding the teaching profession and the U.S. education system, including policy and governance. The historical, legal, ethical, and pedagogical foundations for social justice education and democratic education will be explored, as well as the education reform context and emerging policies. The course will include an examination of professional ethics and standards.

Additional Information

Required field experience.

Please check Canvas for required pre-course assignments. Please look for communication from your instructor with more detailed information in advance of the course!

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