Education (EDUC)

EDUC 001  Intro To Elementary Classroom Teaching   Units: 3

This course 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 profession 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 elementary classrooms that represent California's diverse student population, and includes cooperation with at least one carefully selected and campus approved certificated classroom teacher. (C-ID EDUC 200)
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ECE-010 and ENG-002
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC*                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: E                 IGETC: None