Academic Catalog

Education (ED)

Teaching as a Profession  3 UNITS  
3.0 hours lecture  
This course is designed for students considering teaching as a profession and for classroom paraprofessionals working in the public school system. Career exploration, foundations of education, critical issues, and an introduction to literacy acquisition are addressed. Standards for the teaching profession and conditions for effective learning are discussed. Guided observation of public school classrooms in a variety of subject areas are a requirement of the course. (CSU/UC)