01:443 Educators and the Law [Skinner]

Prerequisites: Nil.

This course will provide opportunities for prospective teachers to become aware of relationships that exist between day-to-day educational activities in the school setting and the law. Students will become aware of legal structures and frameworks within which educators practice. Through review of legal concepts, case studies, and court activity relevant to the education system, prospective teachers can develop competencies directed towards protection of legal rights, as well as to understand the value of prevention in the areas of legal responsibility and liability.

4 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 01:443 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Instructor: Tom Skinner