Duke University has recently instituted a new, course renumbering system. The new course numbers will become effective for the Fall 2012 semester. Students will register in Spring 2012 for fall 2012 courses under their new numbers. This document contains a list of current and new course numbers for EDUCATION courses.
Education is an interdisciplinary field that is at the heart of Arts and Sciences. In Education courses students explore complex social, psychological, economic, historical, political, and cultural issues that impact schools and school children.
The mission of the Duke University Program in Education is to provide opportunities for undergraduates to combine coursework in their majors with interactive academic coursework and hands-on service-learning experiences focused on educational issues. Undergraduates reflect deeply on underlying educational principles and gain the insight needed to become advocates for educational issues within the United States. If desired, students can declare a Minor in Education.
The mission of the Program in Education grows out of the mission and philosophy of Trinity College. We share with the College a desire to foster the development of these essential learning outcomes:
The mission of the Program in Education is also influenced by the National Council for the Accreditation of Education (NCATE) and by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. These external accreditation agencies require evidence-based, data-driven program review on an ongoing basis.