Career & Technical Education > Education

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Identifies legal issues in education and illustrates the implications of laws/mandates in the schools. Guidelines for teachers will provide information on avoiding situations that may lead to litigations. Concepts covered include teacher liability, teacher/student right to free speech and privacy, and accommodations for religious practices and students with disabilities.


II: Course Objectives

The successful student will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Discuss issues/trends in education laws
  • Interpret basic school scenarios for legal implications
  • Acquire the skills and knowledge to function in a highly regulated system.

III: Course Linkage

This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:

  • Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
  • Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Develop and improve their creative abilities.
  • Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
  • Will succeed at transfer institutions.

Scheduled EDU-210 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no EDU-210 classes scheduled for this term.