EDEL 100 Course Work

INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING & LEARNING IN DIVERSE CONTEMPORARY CLASSROOMS

Course Description:

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Cerritos College Teacher Training Academy (Teacher TRAC) or CSULB's Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP).

Note: Students enrolled in the CSULB's Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP), must fill out a Teacher TRAC Application before enrolling in this class.

EDEL 100 will provide students with an introduction to teaching as a profession. The course will address the qualities of an effective teacher, components and purposes of an effective professional portfolio, and critical issues in diverse contemporary classrooms. In this course, students will initiate development of their Teacher TRAC Reflective Practitioner Workbook. (1 Unit)

Transfer Credit: CSU

SERVE Hourly Requirements:

The EDEL 100 course provides students with 10 hours of elementary classroom observation during the course. This observation assignment will allow the student the opportunity to see how the California Standards for the Teaching Profession are being implemented in the daily activities of elementary instruction. The elementary school teachers participating in the Teacher TRAC program are Master Elementary School Teachers from four local school districts partnered with the program.