2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 240 - Education Trends

3 CR
This course evaluates the American educational system’s historical and global education issues and how they impact society. The focus is on the study of social issues related to educational trends. Special emphasis is placed on addressing community needs and producing civically engaged students. Students learn how to reflect on personal views regarding critical trends in education explaining how these views relate to the world around them.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  or ENGL 151 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Examine historical factors of the American educational system.
  2. Evaluate social issues and their relationship to educational trends.
  3. Investigate the role of the American school system in the local community, in regards to addressing community needs and producing civically-engaged students.
  4. Reflect on personal views and philosophy regarding critical issues/trends in education.
  5. Analyze qualitative and/or quantitative facts of educational trends adversely impacting K-12 education.