|EDU 1116 - Introduction to Teaching|
This is an introductory course in professional education exploring the nature of teaching, its opportunities, and its responsibilities. It also offers an overview of American education as both a professional and a public enterprise. Other topics include:history and philosophy of education, school organization and governance, ethical and legal issues, the nature of teaching, curriculum and the social examination of current issues, policies and trends in the field of education, including cultural diversity. At least fifteen hours of observation in a K-12 classroom are required.