Introduction to Education: School and Society (ED 100D)
Introduces students to the role of education in today's multicultural world and their own academic disciplines. Topics include the historical and sociological foundations of education and implications for schooling our increasingly diverse population; principles of how children learn; ways schools can facilitate student achievement; and the impact of educational technology. Concurrent with readings and discussions, students learn through hands-on experience and interactions with K-12 pupils in communities and in schools. The co-requisite for this course is a field experience in a school setting (ED 431).
Dr. Stephanie Flores-Khoulish
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Discovering the Truth via Data and Statistics (ST 110)
An introductory statistics course requiring no calculus. Statistical methods are motivated through real data sets. Topics include graphical summaries of data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, chi-squared tests, regression model fitting, normal distributions, and sampling. Technology will be used.
Dr. Richard Auer is now the most senior member of the full-time faculty. He started year 42 in Fall of 2022. Statistics is the methodology of doing ANY sort of research. Rick has especially enjoyed applying it to sports and social sciences. But his passion has always been knowing and teaching students.
Luke Haus is an Associate Director in the Office of Student Engagement. Luke oversees the Evergreens, orientation, and new student programs. Luke joined Loyola in 2020 as the Assistant Director of Student Engagement for leadership development programs, before transitioning to his new role. He also works with the transfer and commuter student experiences. Luke is passionate about helping students better understand themselves and those around them so they can grow to their fullest potential while here at Loyola. Luke is a 2017 graduate of Loyola and has since received his Master's in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University.
This course pairing is highly recommended for students interested in a major or minor in Education. ED 100 will be an elective for students who do not major or minor in Education but will satisfy the diversity requirement for all students. The statistics course satisfies a core requirement for Speech Language Hearing Science, Elementary Education, Forensic Studies, Global Studies, and all social science and humanities majors.