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ERIC Number: ED230486
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 31
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Experiential Plus: A Multiple Purpose Foundations Course.
Page, Homer; Liles, Jesse
A description is given of a course, oriented around traditional foundations of education concepts, designed to prepare regular teachers for teaching handicapped students in their classrooms. The course's philosophy is that education students should have an opportunity to apply concepts and relationships drawn from other disciplines to current educational challenges. The course places emphasis on experiences that can be related to fundamental philosophical questions about the purpose of education in society and the achievement of equal educational opportunity. Following a statement of the objectives, an outline of the course is presented. A listing of experiential learning activities is provided with brief annotations pointing out their significance in accomplishing affective objectives of the course. Procedures for evaluating the course's effectiveness in achieving desired student outcomes are described. Required readings are suggested, and sample tests outlined. A summary is offered on the fundamental concepts of equality of educational opportunity and values clarification. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A