Introduction to Education & Teaching

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare future educators for the classroom they will inherit! It starts with a history of education and how blended, adaptive, and personalized learning are coming to the forefront in learning. It then explores new and emerging technologies, along with their current and future impact on education. Throughout the course, students will explore a wide range of career possibilities in the education field and evaluate both the promises and pitfalls of technology in education.

Course Requirments

Grade Level

9-12

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Credit Value

0.5

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

Module 1: The History of Education in the United States
Module 2: An Introduction to Distance Learning
Module 3: Blended, Personalized, and Adaptive Learning
Module 4: Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education
Module 5: Robots at School
Module 6: Wearable Technology in Education
Module 7: Careers in Education
Module 8: Future of Education