Education

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The Associate in Science Degree in Education program prepares students for transfer to baccalaureate degree-granting institutions to become education technicians, certified teachers, or to provide continuing education to certified teachers in PreK-12 education school settings.

Students in this program will plan learning opportunities supporting an individual’s physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development through a variety of instructional strategies to meet diverse learning needs and encourage critical thinking and problem solving.

GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE IN:

  • Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation techniques to foster positive social interaction and engagement
  • Creating learning opportunities that are modified and adapted to diverse learners to meet their differing needs in learning approaches
  • Planning and assessment of lessons and activities based on subject matter knowledge and state/national standards
  • Recognizing he appropriate formal and informal assessment strategies to inform curricula decisions, adjust instruction and evaluate learning outcomes that are matched to the physical, cognitive and social/emotional needs of individual students
  • How to reflect on practices to continually evaluate the effects of planning and decisions made and seeking professional growth opportunities
  • Ethical behavior when interacting with students, school colleagues, families and professional agencies to support students’ learning and well-being

TRANSFER TO A BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM TO PURSUE A CAREER AS:

  • Education Technicians
  • Certified Teachers
  • Continuing Education Instructors for Pre-K to 12 Certified Teachers

Alignment of program learning outcomes to courses in the program.

 

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