Current issues in education; major theories and research in learning and cognition related
to children and adolescents; the impact of multiple intelligence's; culture, gender and
socioeconomic status on learners; the evolution and research foundation of special
education; the uses of technology in the learning process; the application of research to
the analysis of pedagogical practices in learning. Fifteen hours of field experience is
required. 

This course examines current issues in education; the process of becoming an educator, historical and philosophical foundations of education; legal and ethical responsibilities of educators, parents and community; the organization and financing of schools; the role of technology in the teaching and learning process; the state of education in the United States and the world.