EDF-Foundations of Education Courses


EDF 361. Ethical Issues in Professional Practice. 2 Hours.

Examines professional ethics and legal issues related to teaching, student supervision, contractual obligation, conditions of employment, and other workplace issues related to conduct and practice in the field of public school teaching. Legal mandates and professional codes of ethics are analyzed. Also addressed are the development of professional judgment and of moral decision making abilities.

EDF 362. Foundations of Education I: Social, Historical, Philosophical. 3 Hours.

Realities of contemporary professional education and active participatory field experience in teaching situations. Seminars on current issues and problems in education, role and value of diversity in education, and the construction and implementation of ethically defensible pedagogies. Ethics and Civic Responsibility are significant components of this course.
Prerequisites: EDU 200 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently)

EDF 363. Special Topics in Education Foundations. 3 Hours.

Educational Foundations Special Topics.