Education (EDUC, TECA)

EDUC 1300. PSYCHOLOGY FOR SUCCESS
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

A study of the psychology of learning, cognition and motivation; factors that impact life-long learning; and application of learning strategies in college, career and daily life. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 342 or equivalent developmental course with a grade of "C" or better. Also listed as PSYC 1300. Credit will not be given for both PSYC 1300 and EDUC 1300. This is an academic transfer course.

EDUC 1301. INTRODUCTION TO THE TEACHING PROFESSION
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

An enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that provides active recruitment and institutional support of students interested in a teaching career, especially in high need fields. The course provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations at all levels of P-12 schools with varied and diverse student populations and provides students with support from college and school faculty, preferably in small cohort groups, for the purpose of introduction to and analysis of the culture of schooling and classrooms. Course content should be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards; and the course must include a minimum of 16 contact hours of field experience in P-12 classrooms. Prerequisite or co-requisite: ENGL 1301 with a grade of "C" in prerequisite course.

EDUC 2301. INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL POPULATIONS
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

An enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that provides an overview of schooling and classrooms from the perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic status, ethnic and academic diversity, and equity with an emphasis on factors that facilitate learning. The course provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations of P-12 special populations and should be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards. Must include a minimum of 16 contact hours of field experience in P-12 classrooms with special populations. Prerequisite: EDUC 1301 with a grade of "C" or better.

TECA 1303. FAMILIES, SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

A study of the child, family, community, and schools, including parent education and involvement, family and community lifestyles, child abuse, and current family life issues. Course content must be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards and coincide with the National Association for the Education of Young Children position statement related to developmentally appropriate practices for children from birth through age eight. Requires students to participate in field experiences with children from infancy through age 12 in a variety of settings with varied and diverse populations. The course includes a minimum of 16 hours of field experiences. Prerequisite: Eligible to take ENGL 1301.

TECA 1318. WELLNESS OF THE YOUNG CHILD
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

A study of the factors that impact the well-being of the young child including healthy behavior, food, nutrition, fitness, and safety practices. Focuses on local and national standards and legal implications of relevant policies and regulations. Course content must be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards and coincide with the National Assessment of Educational Progress position statement related to developmentally appropriate practices for children from birth to age eight. Requires students to participate in field experiences with children from infancy through age 12 in a variety of settings with varied and diverse populations. Course includes a minimum of 16 hours of field experiences.

TECA 1354. CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

A study of the physical, emotional, social, language, and cognitive factors impacting growth and development of children through adolescence. adolescence.

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