Sep 22, 2019  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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EDUC 301 - Introduction to Teaching All Learners

4 credits
This introductory course provides a foundation for the profession of teaching, professional expectations for future practioners and introduces the topics of regular and special education to teacher candidates. This course examines the foundations of education from a historical and philosophical perspective, including introductory knowledge of lesson planning, classroom management, generic teaching models, special education methods and techniques, learning styles, child development, teacher work sample, the Charlotte Danielson Framework, legal issues, a code of ethics, multicultural education, and the role of relfection in teaching. Current issues are discussed such as teacher evaluation and assessment systems, traditional public and charter schools, and the roles of local, state, and federal governments in funding public education. Students conduct twenty hours of unsupervised classroom observations and assess their own abilties in relation to the New Jersey Professional Teaching Standards. Students assess their attitude toward being a caring professional, and develop an educational philosophy. Teacher candidates learn and apply skills that will allow them to write successfully for multiple audiences in the profession (students, parents, colleagues, and administrators). Enrollment limited to Junior or Senior standing. Same as MAT 801. CLA-Off Campus Experience



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