EDU 208 - Guided Observation in Education
Guided Observation in Education is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to (1) explore the profession of teaching at an early point in the student's academic career, (2) observe in a classroom from the perspective of a teacher, (3) meet with the classroom teacher to discuss issues covered in the seminar and issues that arise in the classroom, (4) participate in classroom activities addressing unmet educational needs such as: lesson planning, working with small groups, one-on-one support, and (5) reflect on course objectives as experienced through fieldwork placement. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a social science elective. One and one-half class hours, four fieldwork hours. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn 20 hours of service-learning credit.
Prerequisite: EDU 200 with a grade of C or higher and PSY 201 or PSY 202 with a grade of C or higher
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Construct arguments around current educational issues.
2. Analyze the impact of diversity in educational settings.
3. Connect course concepts with field work experiences.
4. Examine changes in personal perceptions of the teaching profession.
5. Determine if the teaching profession is an acceptable career choice.
6. Analyze the impact of issues surrounding Special Education in educational settings.
Course Offered Fall, Spring