EDU 100 - Introduction to Education
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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