EDU 268: Career Orientation to Teaching

J-Term Course

This course provides an opportunity to assess interest in a teaching career by answering three questions: What is teaching? Who will I be teaching? How shall I prepare to teach? Students will examine personal cultural competence, analyze regional and national demographics, discuss current K-12 programming and trends, and assist/shadow a current classroom teacher. Small group work, journaling, and presentations on campus during the first half of January prepares the student for a focused field experience off campus during the second half of the month. Two mandatory meetings in the fall are required. This course counts as one of a maximum of four internship credits allowed in the degree program. Interim Experience.

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