EDUC 220 A Educational Psychology
This course is an introduction to the field of education and to educational psychology. One of the central concerns of every society, education involves the study of human growth and development, especially in the context of schooling. Students will encounter research into how humans learn, how learning environments are structured, and how underlying social assumptions intersect with learning theories. The course will explore such topics as socialization, teacher/student interaction, social and cognitive learning theories, testing and assessment, and ethics and the school.
EDUC 486 A Teaching Practicum
Observation and teaching in an area school. Student teaching experiences are offered in each of the following areas: elementary education, secondary education, and K-12teaching in art, music, physical education and world languages. January Term student teaching must be added to the fall/spring semester for students pursuing Wisconsin licensure and/or obtaining additional endorsements.
EDUC 215 A Clinical Exp I in Schools
Student works as an observer-aide under a teacher in a public/private school. Concentrated instruction in preparation for these duties plus seminars accompany the experience.
"We are crew, not passengers." -- Kurt Hahn, Founder of Outward Bound