EDUC 648: Issues and Trends in Education (3)
The participant will be involved in reading and conducting research as well as gaining a better understanding of planning, teaching, facilitating, and assessing academic success of diverse learners in the various school settings. Issues dealing with diverse cultural backgrounds and its effects on student learning will be examined. This course is designed to extend knowledge of curriculum content and methods of teaching and organizing for diverse learners as well as current issues in school law and finance that affect accountability. Action research relevant to curriculum development, classroom instruction involving diverse learners, and school environments is required. Self-reflection in all matters dealing with instructional and operational decisions will be stressed. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.