Course Description for Introduction to the Teaching Profession
Introduction to the Teaching Profession
Description: This 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 18 hours of field-based experiences with children and youth in schools or similar settings. The experiences should not be conducted via virtual modes of film or Internet.
It is highly recommended that this course not be taken concurrently with EDF2085 Diversity for Educators.