Covers the history of U.S. education, teacher certification process, professional organizations and their purpose, teaching methods, classroom management, diversity, reform movements, and school financing. Also addresses different philosophies of education, state standards, and high-stakes testing, and introduces lesson planning, instructional techniques, and classroom instruction. Assignments incorporated into students’ e-portfolios, a program requirement.
This course is to be taken concurrently with the corresponding section of EDU-202, which involves placement in a classroom setting at the grade level at which the student wishes to teach. Course assignments are coordinated with EDU-202.
This course is not to be taken concurrently with PSY-152.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning