Foundations of Teaching as a Profession
Required for all credential candidates. An orientation to careers in
K-12 education. Focuses on teaching and schooling from multiple
perspectives, with an emphasis on current thinking and practices in
public education in the U.S. Subjects from the sociological,
philosophical, and historical foundations of education
are addressed. Readings from the lives of teachers and interactions
with local educators will assist students to understand the richness and
the complexities of teaching as a
career. Emphasizes the importance of education for all children in a
diverse society. Intended for individuals interested in becoming
teachers to understand the nature of formal education in the United
States and to assess teaching as a career.
Participation in forty-five (45) hours of supervised fieldwork assignments in K-12 classroom settings.
Note: Matriculated students MUST register using their MyCsusm portal.
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