Course Descriptions - Teacher Education

TET221 Foundations of Education (3-0-3)

This course provides preservice teachers with an introduction to the social, cultural, philosophical, political, legal, and historical context of B-12 education in the United States. Preservice teachers critically examine key issues in education and pedagogical theory as well as current trends in teaching and learning. This course provides an introduction to applying New York State teaching standards, reading and writing objectives, assessing learning, and formulating lesson plans. Attendance at one School Board meeting (typically an evening commitment) and observations in the field are required.

TET252 Pre-professional Seminar (1-0-1)

This capstone Seminar is intended for TET majors who are about to graduate and transfer to senior institutions. Observations and course work are used to review and analyze knowledge and skills that have been acquired throughout coursework. Opportunities are provided for students to acquire additional supervised observation hours. A pre-professional protfolio serves as a summative experience.

PR: Permission of the division Spring only

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