ech300 | undergraduate

Orientation To Early Childhood Education

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This course is designed to provide an orientation to the primary components of the Teacher Education Program. Students will be introduced to the program's progression and degree completion requirements. Field Experience, E-Portfolio, Student Teaching, Teacher Work Sample and technology resources will be discussed.

This undergraduate-level course is 1 week To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 0
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 1 week

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    Introduction to the Teacher Education Program

    • Identify field experience requirements.
    • Identify opportunities for field experience.
    • Review the requirements for Field Experience Evaluations.
    • Examine the Field Experience Record.
    • Identify the purpose and use of the e-portfolio in the Teacher Education Program.
    • Review how to establish a TaskStream account.
    • Define the Direct Response Folio (DRF).
    • Describe the Assignments DRF.
    • Describe the Student Teaching Evaluations DRF.
    • Analyze the differences between the Assignments DRF and the Student Teaching Evaluations DRF.
    • Describe the Personal Presentation and Resource Portfolios.
    • Identify student teaching requirements.
    • Define the roles and responsibilities of the student teacher, faculty supervisor, and cooperating (master) teacher.
    • Examine the relationship between the Student Teaching Seminar courses and the student teaching experience.
    • Identify student teaching materials.
    • Define the Teacher Work Sample (TWS).
    • Identify program progression requirements.
    • Explain the relationship between the Teacher Work Sample, student teaching courses, and the student teaching experience.
    • Define the mission and purpose of the College of Education.
    • Identify the program description.
    • Identify the resources available in the Teacher Education Handbook.
    • Identify degree completion requirements.
    • Identify the features of the home page.
    • Identify the resources available in the College of Education Resources page.
    • Identify the resources available in the Web Links Library
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