Course Descriptions

Education - EDUC
  • EDUC-001
  • Introduction to Teaching
  • Credit(s) 3

Introduction to Teaching
EDUC 001 introduces students to the concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in today's contemporary schools, Kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12).Topics include teaching as a professional and career, historical and philosophical foundations of the American education system, contemporary educational issues, California's content standards and frameworks, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, the course requires a minimum of 45 hours of structured fieldwork in public school elementary classrooms that represent California's diverse student population, and includes cooperation with at least one carefully selected and campus-approved certificated classroom teacher.

Class Hours:
54 Lecture
Advisory(s):
ENG 001A
Transfers to:
UC/CSU
C-ID:
EDUC 200