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Intro to Education Certificate

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Program Code: 615222

Interested in working in a educational environment supporting students and teachers? Want to work as a substitute paraeducator, paraeducator in non-Title 1 funded schools, behavior line technicians or assistant child care teacher? Completers of this certificate will be introduced to how children learn, teaching strategies, how to support the classroom teacher with classroom management, and addressing the needs of students with disabilities. All courses transfer to the Paraeducator Technical Diploma and Foundations of Teacher Education associate degree program.

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Interested in working in a educational environment supporting students and teachers? Want to work as a substitute paraeducator, paraeducator in non-Title 1 funded schools, behavior line technicians or assistant child care teacher? Completers of this certificate will be introduced to how children learn, teaching strategies, how to support the classroom teacher with classroom management, and addressing the needs of students with disabilities. All courses transfer to the Paraeducator Technical Diploma and Foundations of Teacher Education associate degree program.
FIRST SEMESTER
10-522-103 EDU: INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES ...fundamentals of teaching methodologies, history of education, issues in trends, learning styles, instructional cycle, characteristics of diverse classroom, questioning techniques and assessment practices.
10-522-106 EDU: CHILD & ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT...growth and development birth through adolescence. Acquaints the learner with the fundamental tasks of physical, motor, perceptual, cognitive social/emotional and language development.
10-522-104 EDU: TECHNOLOGY/MEDIA RESOURCES ...develop knowledge and skills in the area of media and computer resources as it relates to the paraeducator. Students will gain experience creating and using web tools including electronic portfolios.
SEMESTER TOTAL
9
TOTAL CREDITS
9
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