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EDUC& 202
Intro to Education


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Explores units on teaching as a profession and the history and philosophy of education. Includes observation of classroom procedures, critical reports, and research, as well as philosophical foundations and theories of education, legal issues, historical foundation, administration and governance, curriculum of schools. Recommended: READ 088. Formerly ED 110, Introduction to Education.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the history of education and its influence on teaching and schools today
  • Identify the meaning and relevance of philosophy and its importance to education
  • Identify the impact of diversity on education
  • Identify effective instruction and management practices
  • Identify curricular issues and influences
  • Identify the role of local, state, and federal government in the governing and funding of public education
  • Identify the teacher as a professional
  • Identify the ethical responsibilities of teaching
  • Develop a beginning professional e-portfolio which contains a resume, personal philosophy, letter of professional introduction, classroom observation, and final written project

  • Course Topics
  • History of education and education reform
  • Philosophy of education
  • Goverance in today's schools
  • Diversity among students
  • Effective research based teaching strategies
  • Curricular issues and influences
  • Professionalism, legal issues, and ethics in education
  • Qualities of successful teachers and paraeducators
  • Impact of changing families
  • Beginning development of a teacher portfolio

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EDUC& 202
    Fall 2013
    1002
    Michelle Reiff
    EDUC& 202
    Fall 2012
    0991
    Michelle Reiff
    EDUC& 202
    Fall 2011
    0909
    Michelle Meyer
    EDUC& 202
    Winter 2011
    0909
    Michelle Meyer
    EDUC& 202
    Fall 2010
    0909
    Michelle Meyer


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.