EDU 10000 Orientation to Educational Experiences

Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of teachers, including educational law and ethical codes. This course is designed to allow the student interested in education to investigate current issues, trends, educational reforms and legal issues in education. Historical, philosophical, theoretical, governance and financing perspectives will also be analyzed. Students will understand the spectrum of diversity in the context of schools and present to the class on a variety of educational topics. This course is the prerequisite for EDU 11100 School Observation. In order to prepare students for EDU 11100 when a classroom observation is required, a Criminal Record Check is required for a nominal fee for EDU 11100. Students will also pay a site license fee for their portfolio.