11.129

About This Project

Educational Theory and Practice I

Concentrates on core set of skills and knowledge necessary for teaching in secondary schools. Topics include classroom management, student behavior and motivation, curriculum design, educational reform, and the teaching profession. Classroom observation is a key component. Assignments include readings from educational literature, written reflections on classroom observations, practice teaching and constructing curriculum. The first of the three-course sequence necessary to complete the Teacher Education Program. Limited to 15; preference to juniors and seniors.

The following sample syllabus provides an overview of the course sequence and expectations.

Teaching candidates talk about the Theory and Practice sequence of courses (11.129, 11.130 and 11.131) as having the greatest impact on their teaching practice.

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Course Number(s)

11.129

Units

3-0-9

Term

Fall

Course Designation(s)

HASS, Teacher Licensure

Instructor

G. Schwanbeck

Prerequisites

None; Co-registration with 11.124

Category
Courses, Educational Practice and Theory Sequence, On Campus