EDF-Foundations of Education Courses


EDF 361. Ethical Issues in Professional Practice. 3 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.

This course addresses the relationship among educators, schools, and society through seminars, field experiences in schools, and exposure to civic and community organizations. Historical and contemporary perspectives on political, economic, and social issues and problems in education, the role and value of diversity and equity in education, an introduction to professional ethics, and the importance of 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. This course addresses a range of special topics related to educational foundations. Course design and focus will vary and may include service learning and study away formats.