Education (EDUC)

EDUC 10  Introduction to Education

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in contemporary public schools (K-12). Topics include historical and philosophical foundations of America education, teaching as a profession and career, contemporary education issues, California content standards, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, the course requires 45 hours of structured classroom observations. Proofs of a negative TB test and fingerprint clearance are required for classroom observations.

EDUC 16  Aspects and Issues in Teaching

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Survey of the teaching profession, including teaching and learning styles, state content standards and testing, recent California and national legislation, social issues, school funding and teacher and student rights and responsibilities. Off-site assignments may be required.

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