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EPI Program Information

EDF3214 Child/Adolescent Development and Learning, 3.0 sem hrs

The purpose of this course is to provide an examination of the various stages of human development and their relationship to contemporary theories of learning including motivation of at-risk urban and special needs students. This course requires extra-curricular field experience in public schools. The field experience is to take place in non-traditional classroom events, such as extra-curricular, field trips, athletic events, arts shows or performances. This course may be offered in the FA or SP term.

EDF4430 Classroom Assessment, 3.0 sem hrs

The purpose of this class is to help the pre-service teacher understand the principles of assessment, the different assessment strategies which can be used in the classroom, formative and summative evaluation, test construction, rubrics, alternative assessment and interpretation of standardized test information. This course requires field experience in a public school. The course may be offered in the FA or SP term.

EDF4603 Critical Issues in Classroom Management, Ethics, Law and Safety, 3.0 sem hrs

The purpose of this course is to introduce basic skills and knowledge for creating a safe environment that encourages learning, positive social interaction, and effective communication among students of diverse gender, ability, culture, language, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. The course emphasizes attitudes, language patterns, communication, values, and behaviors for eliciting and maintaining student learning as well as on-task behaviors. Included are methods and strategies for communicating and working safely and effectively with students, other school professionals, community members, and parents. The course examines public and private school law as it affects teachers' legal rights and legal responsibilities to students. The course covers ethical issues relevant to teaching and the development of one's personal professional ethics. This course requires field experience in the public schools. This course may be offered in the FA or SP term.

EPI0940 Field Experience, 2.0 sem hrs

This course requires 30 hours of field experience in the public schools.   This course may be offered in the FA or SP term. 

EDG4323 Professional Teaching Practices, 3.0 sem hrs

The purpose of this course is to provide the pre-service teacher with essential skills of planning units and lessons, selecting learning outcomes, appropriate activities, and methods of learning to achieve student learning outcomes and methods of assessment. This course requires field experience in the public schools. This course may be offered in the FA or SP term.

EME2040 Introduction to Education Technology, 3.0 sem hrs

The purpose of this course is to serve as a practical course in computer-assisted educational research, curriculum development, and instruction for the multimedia classroom. Adaptations for Exceptional Student Education and English Language Learner students are included in the course. This course will help satisfy the graduation requirements of the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree. This course may be offered in the FA, SP or SU terms. Lab Fees: $10.00

RED3012 Principles of Reading, 3.0 sem hrs

The purpose of this course is to introduce reading principles, procedures and organization, current practices, analysis of reading materials, correlation with child development and investigation of research to the pre-service teacher. This course includes field experience in the public schools. This course may be offered in the FA or SP term.

SLS3355 Orientation to BS in Education Programs and EPI, 0.0 sem hrs

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the Education Department processes and overall expectations for disposition for teaching. Students will learn the use of the College's online portfolio system (Livetext), how coursework relates to their meeting the Florida Department of Education requirements for teacher certification, and how to ensure they remain a satisfactory candidate for graduation or program completion. This course requires the students to purchase access to the Livetext software program. This course may be offered in the FA, SP or SU term. Lab Fees: $90

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Last updated: 2014-08-04T21:13:09.451Z