Feb 29, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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EDU 2111 - Becoming an Elementary Teacher



Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CAS 1010 or CAS 1710

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): ENG 1020

Description: This introductory course focuses on the role of the teacher in a 21st Century classroom. Students further develop critical thinking skills to examine the realities of schools in light of contemporary trends in education. Students explore expectations of professional elementary teachers in connection to state standards, state and federal regulations, and teacher evaluation trends. Topics include teachers' current roles as instructional leaders and advocates in diverse communities as well as historical, philosophical, financial, and societal foundations in elementary education. Educational and instructional innovations in elementary education are overarching themes in the course. 



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