Intro to Teacher Education

Dual Credit High School Academy

CVTC and local high schools have partnered to offer incoming sophomores, juniors, seniors who are interested in the educational field, an opportunity to earn college credit. Dual credit academies give high school students a chance to navigate their interests and career options to develop the most successful and individualized career path. Credits earned through this academy can be applied to CVTC's Foundations of Teacher Education Associate Degree.

Education is a dynamic and ever-changing career field. Learn about the historical, philosophical, and social foundations of education. Explore issues and trends in elementary, middle and secondary institutions including WI and national regulations, fundamentals of teaching methodologies, learning styles, and basic assessment techniques. Students will also gain experience in creating and using web tools and online classroom techniques. This academy also provides an overview of special education law, societal responses to students with disabilities and the impact of family dynamics. 

Course Title
Course Dates

EDU:  Introduction to Educational Practices

3 credits

August 26 - December 16, 2019

Online

EDU: Technology/Media Resources

3 credits

August 26 - December 16, 2019

Online

EDU: Overview of Special Education

3 credits

August 26 - December 16, 2019

Online

Course Description

EDU: Introduction to Educational Practices (3 credits)
This course will include the study of historical, philosophical and social foundations of education; issues and trends including diversity affecting our schools of today including elementary, middle level and secondary educational settings. An overview of the WI Department of Public Instruction and federal regulations; WI Act 31 Treaty Rights, fundamentals of teaching methodologies, learning styles, questioning techniques, and basic assessment practices will be addressed.

EDU: Technology/Media Resources (3 credits)
This course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge and skills to use trending classroom technologies. Students will gain experience in creating and using web tools including electronic portfolios.

EDU: Overview of Special Education (3 credits)
This course provides an overview of the special education law. Special education categories under IDEA and associated causes and characteristics will be explored as well as state and federal qualification criteria will be examined. Societal responses to students with disabilities as well as the impact of a student with disabilities on family dynamics will also be covered in this course.

Just the Facts

Fall 2019
9 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //
Open

Academy Dates //
August 26 - December 16, 2019

Days of Week //
Online

Classroom Location //
Online

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