Course Outline

Week
Date
Topic
1
August 19
Introduction to the course: Syllabus, Policies, Structure, eCollege

August 21
Introduction to Teaching and Learning

August 23
Introduction to Teaching and Learning, cont.
2
August 26
History of Education in the U.S.

August 28
History, cont.

August 30
Technology in Society and Education
Introduction to Labs
3
September 2
Labor Day: No Class

September 4
Field Observation 1 (Elementary)

September 6
Poverty, Inequality, and Education
4
September 9
Current Issues in Society and Education

September 11
Field Observation 2 (Elementary)

September 13
Lab/Discussion
5
September 16
Exam 1

September 18
Field Observation 3 (Elementary)

September 20
Lab/Discussion
6
September 23
Ethics and the Law in Education

September 25
Field Observation 4 (Elementary)

September 27
Lab/Discussion
7
September 30
Finances, Funding, and Education

October 2
Field Observation 5 (Middle)

October 4
Lab/Discussion
8
October 7
Philosophies of Education

October 9
Field Observation 6 (Middle)

October 11
Lab/Discussion
9
October 14
Governance, Leadership, and Education

October 16
Field Observation 7 (Middle)

October 18
Lab/Discussion
10
October 21
No Class: Fall Break

October 23
Field Observation 8 (Middle)

October 25
Exam 2
11
October 28
Planning and Education, Part 1

October 30
Field Observation 9 (High)

November 1
Lab/Discussion
12
November 4
Planning and Education, Part 2

November 6
Field Observation 10 (High)

November 8
Lab/Discussion
13
November 11
Assessment and Education

November 13
Field Observation 11 (High)

November 15
Lab/Discussion
14
November 18
Instruction and Learning, Part 1

November 20
Field Observation 12 (High)

November 22
Lab/Discussion
15
November 25
Teachers and Instruction, Part 2

November 27
No Class: Thanksgiving Break

November 29
No Class: Thanksgiving Break
16
December 2
Putting it all together

December 4
Final Thoughts and Review