EDU 220 Foundations of Education with Teaching Pre-Practicum

This course provides students the opportunity to examine elementary education (grades 1-6). It requires a two-hour seminar and 45 hours of field experience. The seminar includes information on the history of education and its impact on current school systems, structures, and practices, as well as information on curriculum frameworks. The field-based experience integrates topics and issues, including child growth and development, learning theories, diversity, developmentally-appropriate practices, teaching models and approaches, professional teaching standards, and critical issues related to teaching. Prerequisite: completion of 27 credits in the Elementary Education program with a GPA of 2.50 or better. Instructional Support Fee applies. 3 credits Fall, Spring

3 credits
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