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EDUCATION

EDUC 1

INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING� (3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture.� Strongly Recommended Preparation of ENG 101B or equivalent.

Education 1 is an orientation course for prospective teachers.� It surveys teaching needs, methods and procedures, control and organization, financing, requirements for teaching, teacher placement, curriculum, guidance, and school materials.� Classroom discussion and problems are combined with a minimum of 30 hours of fieldwork and observation in local schools.� This course may be taken for either Education 1 (EDUC 1) or Educational Assistant 31 (EA 31) credit but not for both.� (AA, CSU)

EDUC 5

CRITICAL THINKING IN THE CLASSROOM� (3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture�� A 3.� Prerequisite: ENG 51A or equivalent and EDUC 1 or equivalent.

Education 5 is a critical thinking class intended for students who are considering teaching at K-8 level and entering a Liberal Studies Blended program.� Principles and methods of critical thinking such as identifying arguments, developing reasoning skills, and identifying common fallacies are blended with applications of these concepts into a K-8 classroom environment.� (AA, CSU)

EDUC 57

BEST PRACTICES SUMMER TEACHING INSTITUTE� (1)

Class Hours: 1 Lecture

EA 57 is an intensive 3-day summer institute designed for current classroom teachers and prospective teachers.� It features relevant educational topics and best practices in the classroom such as classroom management, integration of technology into the curriculum, and issues in literacy.� The institute features top educators from around the state and includes a "cross-conversations" component to enable current classroom teachers and future educators to share their experiences and methodologies.

 
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