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SouthShore Educators: EDF 1005

Course Description

EDF 1005 - Introduction to the Teaching Profession

This is a survey course including historical, sociological and philosophical foundations of education, governance, and finance of education, education policies, legal, moral and ethical issues and the professionalism of teaching. Students will be provided information on the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices, Florida 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 the Internet.

Prerequisites: College-level reading and writing skills are required.