EDU 0010. Introduction to Elementary Education with Field Experience

Units: 3
Advisory: Completion of HDEV 1 with grade of "C" or better; eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 90 (36 lecture, 54 laboratory)
Introduction to the concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in today's contemporary schools, K-12. Topics include teaching as a profession and career, historical and philosophical foundations of the American education system, contemporary educational issues, California's content standards and frameworks, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, requires a minimum of 45 hours of structured field work in public school elementary classroom that represent California's diverse student population. Fulfills one of the early field experiences for the CSUS Liberal Studies major. Negative TB test and fingerprint screening required. (C-ID EDUC 200) (CSU, UC)