2012-2013 Catalog 
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 100 - Teaching: An Orientation

5.0 Credits
Provides students opportunity to learn about and explore teaching as a career. Offers students a “total teaching experience” that includes: classroom based instruction; observations; and a field- based placement with a mentor teacher. Based on the OSPI Teaching Academy Curriculum.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe and articulate their role as a learner, leader and community member within the context of teaching and education. [COMMUNICATE]
  2. Identify and demonstrate understanding of developmental characteristics and needs of school-age learners. [REASON]
  3. Document an understanding of the areas of diversity, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic, special needs, and gender, that impact school age-learners and define different strategies that schools are employing to address issues of diverse learners. [EXPLORE]
  4. Document evidence of understanding the historical background of education in the United States and current issues affecting teaching, education and schools. [REASON]
  5. Document the roles of parents, colleagues, professional associations, and the community, as partners to ensure effective teaching. [ACT]
  6. Demonstrate, document, and assess the application of classroom-based learning through observations, journal writing, completed assignments and an internship in a school-age classroom setting. [REASON]

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