Career & Technical Education > Education

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Introduces the prospective middle/secondary school teacher to the role of thinker/reflective practitioner. Creates awareness of the historical, social, political and economic forces influencing schooling in the United States.


II: Course Objectives

EDU 202 provides secondary education majors opportunities to think about the nature of high school within a pluralistic, capitalistic democracy. The course provides field experience with secondary students, especially in a non-traditional or multicultural setting. Students will reflect on their own educational experiences to understand how those experiences will influence their teaching. Students will rehearse being reflective practitioners.

III: Course Linkage

This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:

  • Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
  • Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Develop and improve their creative abilities.
  • Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
  • Will succeed at transfer institutions.

Scheduled EDU-202 classes:

Fall 2019