This theory seminar is geared for students with experience in independent learning such as: teaching, training, human resources, management or supervision; learning situations such as education in another country, English as a second language or disabilities; or other learning situations that have helped them reflect on and understand values and expectations toward being an educated person.
- Analyze what it means to be an educated person through multiple perspectives in the context of the history of education and various educational philosophies.
- Reflect on what education means in the context of your participation in local and global communities.
- Design an individualized degree plan that fulfills their self-defined learning needs, in the context of Metropolitan State University.
- Evaluate how factors such as gender, race, cultural perspectives and socio-economic status relate to the question of what it means to be an educated person.