PHIL 495 A: Philosophical Inquiry In Schools

Meeting Time: 
T 3:30pm - 5:20pm
Location: 
SAV 359
SLN: 
19718
Instructor:
Jana Mohr Lone

Additional Details:

Philosophical Inquiry in Schools. This course is a seminar in pre-college philosophy, and is a follow-up course to Philosophy 205. Students should have already taken 205 or have instructor permission to enroll in this class. Students enrolled in 495 must be advanced undergraduate philosophy students. Part of this course involves helping to lead philosophy sessions in local elementary schools. Offered jointly with PHIL 595A.Service learning offered.

TEXT: Philosophy in Education: Questioning and Dialogue in Schools, Jana Mohr Lone and Michael Burroughs.

Catalog Description: 
Explores methods for introducing philosophy to K-12 students, focusing on ways to establish "communities of philosophical inquiry." Students learn how to inspire philosophical discussions with pre-college students, and work in pairs with the instructor to lead philosophy sessions in the seminar and in local schools. Prerequisite: one PHIL course. Offered: A.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Other Requirements Met: 
Service Learning
Credits: 
5
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 5, 2016 - 9:16pm