EDUC 102 - Field Experience in Education
Provides a structured field-based experience for students to observe teachers and students in local public schools. Applying concepts learned in EDUC 101 or PHED 201 , students reflect on the teaching and learning process. Experiences in small group and individual instruction provide a transition from theory to practice. Attendance at on-campus and school site orientations required before beginning observations. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): EDUC 101 or PHED 201 . Five hours lecture and thirty hours practicum each semester. Formerly ED 102.
1 semester hour
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Describe and implement the components of a positive teacher disposition, including the reliability, communication, initiative, behavior, and responsiveness expected of pre-service and in-service teachers.
- Observe, reflect on and interpret the educational philosophy, teaching style, and classroom management of the observed teacher(s).
- Examine and refine personal educational philosophy, teaching style and classroom management techniques for the future classroom.
- Identify the demands and rewards of teaching
- Identify key factors affecting a positive school climate.
- Observe and record the variety of methods teachers employ to address the individual needs of students in the classroom.
- Recognize the value of classroom organization and lesson development.
- Observe and record typical characteristics of students in the observed age range.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the diverse needs of student populations in MCPS.
- Implement appropriate teaching techniques with small groups or individual students at the request of the mentor teacher.
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