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Field Experience 1

Students will need to successfully pass a criminal background check and a State of Michigan Department of Human Services Child Abuse and Neglect Registry (CANR) according to College and Department policy. This course provides an opportunity for the student interested in the profession of teaching to gain experience in a local school system.

College Teaching Internship 2

Students will need to successfully pass a criminal background check and a State of Michigan Department of Human Services Child Abuse and Neglect Registry (CANR) according to College and Department policy. This unpaid internship intends to continue the student’s experience from EDUC 250 and will include activities such as videotaping of a class demonstration; being able to distinguish between the roles of adjuncts and full-time faculty; technology training (including distant learning); attendance at an external college board meeting; rotations in academic advising; open entry/open exit modalities; and learning about effective instruction.

College Teaching Internship 1

Students will need to successfully pass a criminal background check and a State of Michigan Department of Human Services Child Abuse and Neglect Registry (CANR) according to College and Department policy. This unpaid internship is intended to introduce students to the workings of a college and development of knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective educator in higher education. Activities include attendance at a College Board meeting, design of a course and syllabi, selection of instructional materials, interviewing strategies, resume writing, and rotations with college faculty including teaching demos.

Hot Topics in Education 2

This course broadens student knowledge through selected topics and issues pertaining to education. Topics may include: learning experiences, legal and ethical issues, literacy, special needs, trends in education, and new practices. Lab Fee

Hot Topics in Education 1

This course broadens student knowledge through selected topics and issues pertaining to education. Topics may include: learning experiences, legal and ethical issues, literacy, special needs, trends in education, and new practices. Lab Fee

Education Trends

This course evaluates the American educational systems historical and global education issues and how they impact society. The focus is on the study of social issues related to educational trends. Special emphasis is placed on addressing community needs and producing civically-engaged students. Students learn how to reflect on personal views regarding critical trends in education explaining how these views relate to the world around them.

Education Internship

Students will need to successfully pass a criminal background check and a State of Michigan Department of Human Services Child Abuse and Neglect Registry (CANR) according to College and Department policy. This internship provides students with active professional work experience in the field of education. Settings include: Pre-K through 12th grade and encompass administrative, support, and teaching positions. Students may be able to use current paid work experience with approval from Department. Each student must intern a minimum of 175 clock hours over the course of the semester. This class meets as a cohort group on a regular basis. [16-32-48] Lab Fee

Exceptional Learner in School-age Environments

Students learn how to support school-age children and adolescents who are exceptional learners in academic environments focusing on kindergarten through 12th grade. Topics include: historical, psychological, social and academic perspectives. Individualization, assessment, and intervention programming is studied. This course builds upon ECE 237; however, each course can be taken independently of the other. Students are required to complete at least 6 clock hours of observations in the K-12th grade classroom settings. Lab Fee

Foundations of Education

This course introduces students to the historical, sociological, philosophical, and legal foundations of American education with a focus on educational issues and cross-cultural comparison. Special emphasis is placed on the professional responsibilities of teachers. Students are required to complete 8 to 10 clock hours of field experiences comprised of classroom observations in pre-K through 12th grade settings in public and private schools. Lab Fee

Principles of Economics – MICRO

A study of supply and demand analysis; costs of production; structure of American industry; resource pricing; and contemporary microeconomic issues that will include labor economics, urban and rural problems, income distribution, antitrust problems, and international economic issues. Lab Fee