EDU 2100 Foundations of Education

Prerequisite: 2.5 GPA or current TEA requirement and 36 credit hours completed. Foundations of Education is an introduction to teaching, to the Texas Wesleyan University Teacher Education Program and Texas certification standards. This course is designed to enhance the student's educational understanding and critical thinking. Students will explore links among historical foundations and best practice, learning theories, and contemporary concerns in education. Ten observation hours are required, and criminal background checks must be completed before observing or volunteering in an EC-12 school setting. This course is a prerequisite for the professional development core and methodology courses. Students must successfully complete state mandated requirements as designated by the Texas Education Agency. Additionally, an application along with a formal interview for the Teacher Education Program will be required of all students.


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