EDU 232: Foundations of Education

Class Program
Credits 3

The primary purpose of this course is to introduce students to the organization of schools and curriculum, the responsibilities of teachers/administrators, the history of American schools, the foundations of philosophical educational thought, the diverse populations, the integration of technology in lessons, the dispositions/professionalism, and discussion of/reflection on contemporary issues and problems. Public or private school field experience is a requirement of this course. Dispositions/professionalism is assessed during field experience. Membership in the Student Alabama Education Association is required in order to take this course. All education majors must complete the Alabama State Department of Education background check before completing field experience hours.