PHIL 398 A: Philosophy For Children Practicum

Meeting Time: 
T 3:00pm - 4:20pm
Location: 
SAV 359
SLN: 
21854
Instructor:
Jana Mohr Lone

Additional Details:

This course is an exploration of various methods for introducing philosophy to K-12 students, with a focus on ways to establish "communities of philosophical inquiry" in classrooms. Students will develop an understanding of how to inspire philosophical discussions with pre-college students. The course’s emphasis is on learning by doing, with students helping to facilitate philosophy sessions in local public schools as part of the course requirements. UCars are available for transportation to and from schools. Credit/no-credit only. The course is a variable credit course, as follows:

The course is a variable credit course, as follows: 

2 credits: 2 hours in a K-12 classroom per week including travel time 

3 credits: 4 hours in a K-12 classroom per week including travel time 

4 credits: 6 hours in a K-12 classroom per week including travel time 

5 credits: 8 hours in a K-12 classroom per week including travel time

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Catalog Description: 
Exploration of various methods for introducing philosophy to K-12 students with a focus on ways in which to establish "communities of philosophical inquiry" in classrooms. Students will develop an understanding of how to inspire philosophical discussions with pre-college students. Emphasis is on learning by doing, with students facilitating philosophy sessions in local public schools. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: WSp.
Credits: 
2.0 - 5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
November 14, 2017 - 9:13pm