Education

Education (EDUC)

EDUC 1 -  Introduction to Teaching and Education  (2 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 34 hours lecture  
This course introduces students to concepts and issues related to teaching in today's diverse schools. It examines assumptions about teaching and learning, as well as learning theory and curriculum. It covers the historical and philosophical foundations of the American educational system and contemporary K-12 education issues such as California’s content standards and teacher performance standards. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online. [C-ID EDUC 200 with EDUC 1L]  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU & UC  
GE Credit: MPC D Social Sciences, E2 Career Exploration  

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EDUC 1L -  Education Service Learning Lab  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
This course provides a service learning opportunity for students interested in exploring careers in K-12 education. It requires a minimum of 51 hours of structured fieldwork in public school classrooms that represent California's diverse student population, and includes cooperation with at least one campus-approved certificated classroom teacher. The course is also for students transferring to four-year institutions that accept Service Learning/Work Experience Education. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online. [C-ID EDUC 200 with EDUC 1]  
Pre/Corequisite(s): EDUC 1  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU & UC  
GE Credit: MPC D Social Sciences, E2 Career Exploration  

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EDUC 2 -  Critical Thinking and Public Education  (3 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lecture  
This course offers an introduction to critical thinking and analysis of historical, contemporary, and global views of public education. It covers development of seminar skills, including preparation of analytical essays and oral presentations and examination of models and techniques of reasoning applied to issues in education. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1A  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU & UC  
GE Credit: MPC A2 Communication and Analytical Thinking, D Social Sciences  

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EDUC 3 -  Technology in the Classroom  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 17 hours lecture  
This course introduces and extends knowledge in the area of technology in the classroom. It is designed for community college faculty and K-12 teachers. It will examine the use and implementation of current classroom technology and explore other available technologies and how they fit into a class's curriculum. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AE  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU  

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EDUC 5 -  Increasing Student Engagement  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 17 hours lecture  
This course helps promote learning and finding ways to increase student engagement in both synchronous and asynchronous class sessions. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AE  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU  

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EDUC 403 -  Technology in the Classroom  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 17 hours lecture  
Technology has become an essential component of the modern classroom and an effective tool for educators to reach today’s tech-minded students. Learn how to integrate technology into the classroom through portable devices, cloud computing and web-based applications. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AE  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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EDUC 404 -  CBEST Preparation  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 17 hours lecture  
This course prepares future teachers and substitutes for passing the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST). Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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EDUC 405 -  Increasing Student Engagement  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 17 hours lecture  
This course helps students learning to be teachers to promote learning and find ways to increase student engagement in both synchronous and asynchronous class sessions. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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