College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

ELED 542: Foundations of Elementary Education

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General Information

Credit hours: 3

Description:

Examines the historical, philosophical, and sociological foundations of education as they relate to elementary schools, with a particular emphasis on teaching a culturally diverse population. Develops an understanding of the relationship between society and education. School-based field experience required. Offered by School of Education. Limited to two attempts. Equivalent to EDUC 542.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education licensure program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Special scale.

Current Sections

  • Fall 2020, Section: DL1, CRN 80901, Format: Online, Instructor: Debra Sprague
  • Fall 2020, Section: DL2, CRN 80902, Format: Online, Instructor: Virginia Doherty
Prior Sections (partial list)