P.A.C.T. - SADDLEBACK COLLEGE EDUCATION COURSES

EDUC 90 3/3/0/0
INTRO TO ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Recommended Preparation: ENG 300, 340, CD 107
Introduces concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in today’s contemporary schools, Kindergarten through grade 12 (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, the course requires a minimum of 45 hours of structured fieldwork in public school classrooms that represent California’s diverse student population, and includes cooperation with at least one carefully selected and campus-approved certificated classroom teacher.

 

EDUC 115 4/3/3/0
SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHING
Limitation: TB results on file in Student
Health Center
History, philosophy and sociology of secondary education. Introduction to the California Teaching Performance Classes Expectations and Assessments; needs of special populations, English learners, and struggling readers; content standards including Career Technical Education; and major curriculum documents. In addition, students will gain experience through 50 hours of required field work as follows: 40 hours at one site and 10 hours in various other sites/activities

 

EDUC 118 3/3/0/0
EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN
Recommended Preparation: ENG 200 and 340
An introduction to special education for K-12 students. Offers a survey and study of various characteristics of exceptional children. The primary focus will be on the categories of children with disabilities, but will include children at risk, and children from culturally diverse backgrounds (formerly CDES 118).