2015-2016 Catalog

EDUC - EDUCATION GENERAL

EDUC 1040 ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR THE CLASSROOM

This course will teach skills to create a classroom that stimulates responsible behavior and high levels of academic achievement. Techniques reviewed will be preventing misbehavior and increase time on tasks, avoiding power struggles while setting limits, teaching character through the application of logical sequences, and developing cooperative relationships with teacher and parents. Students will also experiment with preserving the learning environment when one or more students become disruptive and unresponsive to preventative discipline. Offered at Outreach Only.

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EDUC 1520 SUBSTITUTE TEACHER TRAINING

This course provides the training needed for the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board Classroom Substitute Permit and is for those who do not have the Substitute Teacher Permit. Students will work to demonstrate competence in age level communication skills, use and application of lesson plans, use of instructional technology and professional attitudes and behaviors. Upon completion of this class students must make application to the WPTSB for the permit.
Note: In order to qualify for a Classroom Substitute permit, students must complete 30 hours of classroom observation. The 30 hours must consist of 10 hours in each educational level (Elementary, junior high\middle school, and high school). These observations will not be a graded part of this class, however students will be assisted during the class in setting up the observations. Students will need to arrange the observation with their
school districts.

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Prerequisites

High School Diploma or GED Certficate

EDUC 2100 PRACTICUM IN TEACHING I

Students will participate in an extensive practicum experience for prospective educators in an accredited school under the supervision of a classroom teacher. This practicum, taken concurrently with Foundations of Education, provides an opportunity to tie course concepts to actual field experience. A minimum of thirty hours of classroom time will be spent in a classroom at the teaching level being considered by the student.

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Prerequisites

EDFD 1010

Corequisites

EDFD 2020

EDUC 2110 PRACTICUM IN TEACHING II

Students will participate in an extensive practicum experience for prospective educators in an accredited school under the supervision of a classroom teacher. This practicum, taken concurrently with Educational Psychology, provides an opportunity for the student to tie concepts of learning, classroom management, and discipline to actual field experience. A minimum of thirty hours of classroom time will be spent in a different classroom level and style than Practicum in Teaching I.

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Prerequisites

EDUC 2100 (C or better), EDFD 2020 (C or better), and PSYC 1000, Minimum Classroom Practice of 30 hours

Corequisites

EDFD 2100