EDU 100 - Introduction to Education
Change course description to: This introductory course explores the purposes, organizations, and outcomes of schooling from the perspectives of the field of social foundations of education. Candidates undertake critical inquiry into teaching as a profession. Licensure requirements, teachers’ legal responsibilities, and the accountability of public schools are also explored. Four major themes include aims of education and role of schools in a democratic society; economic, legal and political context of schools; culturally responsive and inclusive education; and ethics and professionalism. Includes two full-day introductory field experiences to the education profession in early childhood, middle childhood, or adolescent classroom settings, with emphasis on diversity of school experience.
Co-requisites: ENG 111 or ENG 111P
Credits: 3(Lec: 3)
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