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Introduction to the Teaching Profession

EDF
1005

This course is a survey course including historical, sociological, and philosophical foundations of education, governance and finance of education, educational policies, legal, moral and ethical issues and the professionalism of teaching. Students will be provided information on the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices, Sunshine State Standards, and the Professional Educator Competencies. Students are required to complete a minimum of 15 hours of field-based experience with children and youth in schools or similar settings and not via virtual modes of film or Internet.

Credits: 
3.00
Class Hours: 
45.00
Prerequisite(s): 
REA 0017 or appropriate placement test score.
Course Type: 
Education: Foundations