Course Descriptions



Introduction to Teaching

Credit(s): 3

This course provides an introduction to the world of teaching by focusing on teachers, learners, curriculum, and the social context in which teaching occurs. Insight and understanding will be facilitated through reflection and analysis of the students observations and participation in 30 hours of field experience in public schools. This course is required for some education transfer degrees. Its goals are to assist students in making an educated decision about teaching as a career choice, develop communication and interpersonal skills, encourage creativity and critical thinking, and provide opportunities to examine personal values and beliefs about teaching. Lecture: 2 hours per week Field Experience: 30 hours per semester Recommended: College-level reading, oral and written English language, and computer skills
Prerequisites: 30 credits (100 level or higher)