EDUC 445: Foundations of Education
History and contemporary issues in general and special education. Historical, philosophical, social, political, and cultural factors affecting the nature of schooling, curriculum, and individual education attainment for students with and without dis/Abilities. Legal aspects, regulatory requirements, and expectations associated with identification, education, and evaluation of students with and without dis/Abilities. Virginia Standards of Learning and the organization of schools. This course satisfies the proficiency requirement for Ethical Reasoning in the disciplines. Prerequisite: junior or senior status or permission of instructor.
Three credit hours.