Foundations of Education

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
EDU
216
4
0
0
4
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

DRE 098

This course introduces the American educational system and the teaching profession. Topics include historical and philosophical foundations of education, contemporary educational, structural, legal, and financial issues, and experiences in public school classrooms.  Upon completion, students should be able to relate classroom observations to the roles of teachers and schools and the process of teacher education.