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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 1000 - Education Field Experience

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: The course introduces students and community volunteers to best practices in teaching while providing opportunities to test those practices in the real world. The class is open to students earning degrees in education or other degrees and to members of the community who want to work with students in local community schools. For students earning education degrees at Century College, this class will provide an opportunity to accumulate additional hours in field experience. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 30 hours in a K-12 school classroom. Students must provide their own transportation. A MN Human Services background study with no restrictions may be required.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000  or completion of RDNG 0900  or RDNG 0950  with a grade of C or higher.

Major Content
  1. Collaboration, ethics, and relationships Schools as organizations within the larger community Data practices Community resources
  2. Communication Verbal and nonverbal communication Cultural and gender differences in communication Listening
  3. Diverse learners Community and cultural norms Differences in students approaches to learning and performance Multiple perspectives
  4. Learning environments School climate Intrinsic motivation Self-esteem

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. apply educational theory and practice through community school experiences.
  2. describe how a students environment outside of school, including community environments, health and economic conditions, may influence student life and learning.
  3. describe factors and situations that are likely to promote or diminish a students self-motivation.
  4. apply different motivational strategies that are likely to encourage continuous development of individual learner abilities.
  5. apply effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques.
  6. describe a students learning differences or needs regarding time and circumstances for work, tasks assigned, communication, and response modes.
  7. describe learning environments that contribute to the self-esteem of all persons and to positive interpersonal relations.

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