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EDU 1100 Introduction to Education

Introduction to the teaching profession. A variety of experiences to facilitate exploration of the role of school and its relationship to society. The knowledge, skills, dispositions and performances necessary for an individual to become an effective teacher.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Describe legal and organizational context within which schools and teachers operate.
  • Describe the process of professionalization and the roles of instruction in the career field of education.
  • Describe a variety of curriculum theories and instructional methodologies including at least one established framework for teaching, i.e. NCATE approved college model.
  • Describe the purposes of of education historically and currently for individuals, groups, and society.
  • Describe the components and multiple categories of diversity. Identify the influence of diversity on teacher education.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of standards based education including national and state professional standards and state academic content standards (including INTASC, PRAXIS III, SPA'S, NCATE/TEAC).
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Education
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Hanks
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 1
Meets: MW from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: Y00
Open Seats: 1
Meets: MW from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: Y00
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Hanks
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 14
Meets: TTH from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: Y02
Open Seats: 14
Meets: TTH from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: Y02
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Clements
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 7
Meets: MW from 12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: Y01
Open Seats: 7
Meets: MW from
12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: Y01
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Grisez
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 2
Meets: TTH from 7:00PM to 8:15PM
Section: YN0
Open Seats: 2
Meets: TTH from
7:00PM to 8:15PM
Section: YN0