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Education Field Work Courses

These two field experience courses should be taken at the beginning of your coursework. Students can quickly discover if teaching is the profession for them.

ENGED 320
Service Learning: Tutoring Elementary Students in Reading
3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.

Enrollment Limitation: Students are required to show proof of TB clearance and complete a fingerprint clearance through the cooperating school district before they can attend the school site for field work.

General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

This course covers basic methods of tutoring elementary school children who read below grade level. The class meets on campus for the first part of the semester for tutor training. Students are then placed at a nearby elementary school for in-depth practice tutoring elementary children in reading. This course offers field experience for teacher preparation.

 

ENGED 324/ECE 350
Introduction to Elementary Teaching with Field Experience
3 Units

Same As: ECE 350
Advisory: ECE 312 or PSYC 372

Enrollment Limitation: Before students can attend the school site for field work, they are required to show proof of TB clearance. They may also need to complete a fingerprint clearance through the cooperating school district, if the district requires it.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

This course introduces the concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in today's contemporary schools, kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12). Topics include teaching as a profession and career, historical and philosophical foundations of the American education system, contemporary educational issues, California's content standards and frameworks, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, the course requires a minimum of 45 hours of structured fieldwork in public school elementary classrooms that represent California's diverse student population, and includes cooperation with campus-approved certificated classroom teachers. This course is not open to students who have completed ECE 350.