You should live in this community if you are a declared Education major or if your career goal is to become a teacher.
As a student majoring in any of the Education programs, join this community to take classes and engage in experiences with others who share your passion for becoming an effective teacher. The community has been highly involved with faculty from the School of Teaching and Learning, as well as hosted a faculty social in their residence hall. Learning Community students benefit from an academic advising program in which students have the opportunity to learn more about how to best navigate their years as an education student. The Education community students are typically highly involved in community activities, have been engaged in programming designed to connect them with faculty, and have proven to be very active on campus.
ED 205 Introduction to Education Major Requirement (3 credits)This course explores education in America from early childhood through high school graduation. This course will introduce the philosophical foundations, learning environments, social contexts, curriculum and instruction, standards and assessment, as well as contemporary issues related to the field. The roles, responsibilities and daily life of teachers, schools and students will be examined. This course includes 40 hours of experience in the fields.
PHIL 110 Practical Reasoning LASC Goal Area 2: Critical Thinking (3 credits)An introduction to critical thinking, with emphasis on understanding the logic of everyday arguments, interpreting the arguments of others, detecting fallacies, and constructing good arguments. (MnTC Goal 2)
This community is historically located in East Snarr Hall.