EDF_1005_SYLLABUS_FALL2011 (1)

EDF_1005_SYLLABUS_FALL2011 (1) - 1 Florida State University...

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1 Florida State University College of Education Fall Semester, 2011 Instruction that moves, Leadership that inspires, Scholarship that makes a difference for the 21 st century A) EDF 1005: Introduction to Education (3 credit hours) Section 3 Days/Time: Mondays & Wednesdays 11:15-12:30 Location: HCB 307 Course Website: Blackboard: http://campus.fsu.edu Instructors: Ms. Delmae Darling and Ms. Kyndra Light Office Location: 1204 Stone Bldg Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 9 - 10:30 AM Email address: ddd02@fsu.edu and ksullivan@fsu.edu EDF 1005 Faculty Coordinator: Dr. Tom Ratliffe 2208G Stone Building EFF 1005 Service Learning Coordinator: Shevecca Snead (229) 449-0471 sms07@fsu.edu B) Prerequisites or Co-requisites: none C) Course Description, Methods and Objectives: Introduction to Education provides a comprehensive view of education in today’s society. You will be introduced to major concepts in education including its historical, philosophical, political and socio-economic role in American society. At the same time that you are exposed to broad theories in education, you will also be given the opportunity to conduct first-hand observations of classrooms in local educational settings. Through readings, lectures, observations and discussions you will begin to critically analyze the schooling in our society and gain an understanding of the teaching profession. As a result of this course, students will be able to: 1) Identify current and historical tends, issues, and individuals who have influenced school curricula and the development of the school system of the United States. 2) Research and discuss the characteristics of effective schools. 3) Compare and contrast various governance structures and will be able to identify the laws and crucial court cases that influence education practices and programs. 4) Assess the relationships between key educational philosophies and the development of educational practices in the United States. 5) Research and discuss the legal and civil rights and responsibilities of students and teachers.
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2 6) Examine and discuss the attributes and ethical standards of a professional educator. 7) Describe the responses that schools use in addresssing social issues that affect the learner in today’s society. 8) Describe how multiculturalism impacts schools and learners. 9) Research and identify career options in education. D) Required Text Course Materials: Kauchak, D., & Eggen, P. (2011). Introduction to teaching - Becoming a Professional (4 th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. See Blackboard course website for information about purchasing the textbook and MyEducationLab. E)
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