EDF: Educ- Foundation & Policy
EDF 2005. INTRODUCTION TO THE TEACHING PROFESSION.
General overview of teaching developed through study of processes of teaching and learning, organization and structure of American education and current issues and problems related to education. This course also incorporates a required field experience. Generally required as a prerequisite for state university teacher education programs in Florida. Check with prospective transfer program on current requirements.
EDF 2085. INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY FOR EDUCATORS.
Prerequisite: EDF 2005 or Departmental Approval
An overview of the issues related to teaching diverse student populations. Topics include demographics, foundations of prejudice, essentials of culture, diversity and commonalities, exceptionalities, barriers to cultural understanding and valuing diversity. Included is a fifteen- hour directed field experience in a diverse educational setting. Generally required as a prerequisite for state university teacher education programs in Florida. Check with prospective transfer program on current requirements.
EDF 2130. CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS.
Critical examination of developmental stages and characteristics of individuals from infancy through adolescence with application to learners in educational settings.
EDF 2720. CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS: LEGAL, ETHICAL, AND SAFETY CONCERNS.
This course will explore the role of education in children's lives through the analysis of legal, ethical, and safety concerns.