2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 1301 - Introduction to the Teaching Profession

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3 External: 1
An enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that provides active recruitment and institutional support of students interested in a teaching career, especially in high need fields. The course provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations at all levels of P-12 schools with varied and diverse student populations and provides students with support from college and school faculty, preferably in small cohort groups, for the purpose of introduction to and analysis of the culture of schooling and classrooms. Course content should be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards; and the course must include a minimum of 16 contact hours of field experience in P-12 classrooms. CIP Code: (1301015109)
Prerequisite:  College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Identify current issues influencing the field of education and teacher professional development. 2 - Analyze the culture of schooling and classrooms from the perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic, ethnic, and disability-based academic diversity and equity. 3 - Provide examples from classroom observations and course activities that demonstrate understanding of educational pedagogy and professional responsibilities of teachers. 4 - Evaluate personal motivations, educational philosophies, and factors related to educational career decision making. 5 - Recognize the various multiple intelligences/learning styles in order to be able to implement instructional practices that meet the needs of all students