Description: Introduces methods on the creation of a learning environment, basic classroom management
theories, key principles and practices of special education, and the similarities
and differences of individuals with and without exceptional learning needs. Requires
10 hours of field work.
Description: Present an introduction to teaching including teaching as a profession, major educational
philosophies, social reform, trends and issues in education, curriculum and instruction.
Requires a minimum of 15 clock hours of field observation in an approved educational
Description: Provides the student with a fundamental understanding of the uses of microcomputers
in instruction and instructional management. Explores the methods of using multi-media
in the classroom, designing web pages, and optimizing the use of current technology
to enhance their instructional ability as well as classroom organization.
Description: Surveys traditional and modern literature for elementary school children. Emphasizes
selection, evaluation, storytelling, and use of media to meet the literary needs and
interests of children. Requires a minimum of 15 clock hours of field observation in
an approved educational setting.