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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 214 - PHITS Philosophy in the Schools Practicum

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU

The Philosophy in the Schools (PHITS) practicum gives students a new community-engaged way to develop their philosophical skills and understanding, by teaching philosophy through children’s literature. Students will make 8 weekly visits to Eastwood Elementary School, working in pairs to lead lively philosophical discussions. The rest of the course will be taken up with preparation for and reflection on these visits.

Enrollment Limit: 16
Instructor: K. Thomson-Jones

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: 1 course in Philosophy or permission of instructor.

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