EDUC 350 - FALL 2014

EDUC 350

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.


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Course No: 50510
Units: 3.0
Begin Date: August 25, 2014
End Date: December 1, 2014
Begin Time: 6:00pm
End Time: 8:45pm
Meeting Days: Monday
Location: MARK 208
Instructor: Stephen Ahle