Education (EDUC)

EDUC-201 Introduction to Teaching
3 Credits

Lecture: 2 hours per week, Internship: 3 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides an introduction to the world of teaching by focusing on teachers, learners, curriculum, and the social context in which teaching occurs. Insight and understanding will be facilitated through reflection and analysis of the students observations and participation in 30 hours of field experience in public schools. This course is required for some education transfer degrees. Its goals are to assist students in making an educated decision about teaching as a career choice, develop communication and interpersonal skills, encourage creativity and critical thinking, and provide opportunities to examine personal values and beliefs about teaching. Recommended: College-level reading, oral and written English language, and computer skills.

Prerequisites: 30 completed credits (100-level or higher)

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EDUC-297A Design Thinking At Gizmo
1 Credit

Lecture: 1 hour per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course offers a comprehensive study of Design Thinking, which can help teachers develop engaging lesson plans, seating charts, and everything in between. Design Thinking helps instructors use their time effectively by helping to create more meaningful learning experiences.

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