Philosophy of EducationCourse ID: ELPS 302
School:Education, School of
Program: School of Education
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionStudy of major philosophical theories about educational practice, especially as these relate to pedagogical practice, curriculum development, and the response of schools to a particular individual, community, and societal interests. Outcomes: The student will become adept at identifying philosophical issues embedded in current educational practice and controversies, especially as these relate to promoting the values of a democratic society, accommodating the interests of the society and particular groups within it, and the realization of social justice. Class Notes: Synchronous sessions will take place May 18 - May 29th, 9 -11 AM, and then possible asynchronous lessons and FINAL projects will be finished and due by the end of the session on June 12th. Monday, May 25th: No Classes per Memorial Day.
Prerequisite/sRequirement: PHIL 130 for students admitted to Loyola University for Fall 2012 or later. No requirement for students admitted to Loyola prior to Fall 2012 or those with a declared major or minor in the Department of Philosophy or Department of Political Science.