EDU 201 - Introduction to Elementary Education3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.
This course will help prospective elementary teachers acquire fundamental skills, knowledge, and attitudes accompanied by professionally related field experiences. This course will provide an informed basis for continued professional development in subsequent education courses. In addition, this course provides early opportunities for students to understand the field of teaching and to contemplate their individual career choices. Topics include: motives for teaching; rewards and responsibilities of teaching; expectations for new teachers; diversity in today’s schools; skills, strategies, knowledge, and attitudes of effective teachers; technology in today’s schools; curriculum overview; ethical and legal issues in today’s schools; characteristics of effective schools; job options in education; and professionalism.
Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
Pre-Requisites: ENG 101, EDU 101, minimum overall GPA of 2.5
Co-Requisites: Commitment to 20 hours of field experience in public or private school classrooms, grades K-6, with a NYS certified teacher
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