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ED 200BW - Exploratory Teaching (Secondary)

Credits: 3
Provides aspiring secondary teachers with an introduction to psychosocial principles in education which underlie teaching and learning, and an introduction to classroom management and lesson planning, and experience in the field to enable them to make informed career decisions.  Requires at least 45 hours of field work in an elementary school, plus at least 15 hours of seminar. Credit may be earned in ED 200AW  or ED 200BW but not in both. Frequent consultation with an academic advisor regarding credits applicable to the transfer pre-education program of choice is strongly urged.

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite: READING LEVEL 3 and WRITING LEVEL 3
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 45
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives  

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in components of literacy.
    1. Assess appropriate meaning from texts.
    2. Demonstrate proficiency in written work
    3. Use appropriate spoken language within classroom settings.
    4. Practice effective listening skills. 
  2. Demonstrate an awareness of fundamentals of pedagogy.
    1. Demonstrate knowledge of intersectionality between student behaviors and student characteristics.
    2. Investigate methods and materials associated with measurement, evaluation and reporting of pupil progress.
    3. Investigate skills required of the educator in informal and formal assessments.
    4. Demonstrate knowledge of student learning styles which impact learning activity outcomes.
    5. Develop awareness of best practices in relation to special needs students.
  3. Demonstrate behaviors consistent with professional expectations of teachers.
    1. Exhibit punctuality in all aspects of course and field experience.
    2. Dress appropriately for field-related experiences.
    3. Complete 90 hours of field work in an approved K-12 classroom.
    4. Receive a satisfactory evaluation from mentor teacher.
    5. Communicate effectively with all essential stakeholders.
    6. Promote cooperation among partners in the school setting.
    7. Adhere to standards of academic integrity prescribed by the College.
    8. Investigate standards of professional expectations of teachers.
  4. Demonstrate an awareness of fundamentals of practice.
    1. Prepare instructional tasks, based on principles and theories of learning, that target cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains.
    2. Practice group guidance activities as they relate to the affective domain.
    3. Identify elements of lesson planning construction.
    4. Demonstrate an understanding of classroom management.
  5. Identify relevant, contemporary educational issues.
    1. Investigate educational issues at the community level.
    2. Investigate educational issues at the state level.
    3. Investigate educational issues at the national level.

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