EDUC 250 Introduction to Education with Field Experience

A study of teaching as a profession, including historical, philosophical, social, and psychological foundations of education. This course will provide a general overview of all aspects of the teaching profession and serve as a general introduction to all professional education courses. Students will gain an understanding of DSU’s teacher education them and model and be given opportunities to apply their skills in peer teaching exercises. Through participation in the course, students will evaluate their commitment to becoming a professional education. This course includes structured observations to expose students to a variety of teaching/learning scenarios across the K-12 spectrum. Fifteen hours will be spent in area schools at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Additionally 15 hours of virtual field experiences and case studies will be completed on the DSU Campus. Introduction to Education with Field Experience begins the teacher education sequence, and students will apply for provisional admission to teacher education during this course. Fall, spring. Course fee required.