2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 25, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 261 - Introduction to the Teaching Profession: Practicum


3 credits
An overview of teaching and schooling that addresses the foundations of education and the professional aspects of teaching. Emphasis in this course is on history and philosophy of education; school organization; governance; legal and financial issues relating to education; teacher preparation and professional development; practicum preparation and lesson planning. In addition, an introductory practicum experience (30 hours minimum) will be completed as part of the course. It is intended to support class content within the course and provide time for discussion of classroom experiences and observations and link theory with practice in the practicum setting. The introductory practicum experience will take place in a public school setting, with a cooperating teacher qualified to host a preservice, under the direction of Longwood faculty.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None



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