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EDCI 6225. Foundations of Education - American Education (2-0-2) Prerequisite: College Baccalaureate degree in an area certifiable by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, or in a related field. This course is part of the Master of Arts in Teaching programs. An examination of contemporary American education and issues, such as motives for teaching, the challenges of teaching, ethical and legal issues in education today, and creating a community of learners.


EDCI 6226. Foundations of Education - Instructional Applications (0-4-2) Prerequisite: College Baccalaureate degree in an area certifiable by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, or in a related field. This course is part of the Master of Arts in Teaching programs. Students will become familiar with several methods and strategies for planning lessons and units of study and will then develop units and lessons in their content area. This course contains a 40-hour field experience (20 hours in general education and 20 hours in special education). (Course fee required.)


EDCI 6227. Foundations of Education - Human Development, Motivation, and Learning (2-0-2) Prerequisite: College Baccalaureate degree in an area certifiable by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, or in a related field. This course is part of the Master of Arts in Teaching programs. The interrelationships between human development, teaching and learning, including stage theories of development and age characteristics of learners, understanding cultural diversity and socioeconomic differences, motivation and classroom management.