EDUC 250 Introduction to Education

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 program philosophy and model and be given opportunities to apply their skills in peer teaching exercises. Through participation in this course, students will evaluate their commitment to becoming a professional educator. Introduction to Education  begins the teacher education sequence, and students will apply for provisional admission to teacher education during this course. Fall, spring. Course fee required.