Social Sciences & Physical Education

Education Courses

ARE 2000 3 credits
ART AND CREATIVITY

Prepares teachers/instructional personnel to integrate art and creativity into the early childhood curriculum with an emphasis on child development, the nature of children's art, creativity, artistic elements, sensory stimulation and aesthetics forms.

EDF 2005 3 credits
INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION

General overview of teaching developed through study of processes of teaching and learning, organization and structure of American education and current issues and problems related to education. This course also incorporates a required field experience. Generally required as a prerequisite for state university teacher education programs in Florida. Check with prospective transfer program on current requirements.

EDG 2701 3 credits
TEACHING DIVERSE POPULATIONS

An overview of the issues related to teaching diverse student populations. Topics include demographics, foundations of prejudice, essentials of culture, diversity and commonalities, exceptionalities, barriers to cultural understanding and valuing diversity. Included is a fifteen-hour directed field experience in a diverse educational setting. Generally required as a prerequisite for state university teacher education programs in Florida. Check with prospective transfer program on current requirements.

EDG 2935 1-3 credits
SELECTED TOPICS IN EDUCATION

. Prerequisite: EDF 2005 or department approval For students interested in special topics that explore further field of education through research, discussion and observation. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.

EDG 2941 1 - 4 variable credits
INTERNSHIP EXPLORATION IN EDUCATION

. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of required collegepreparatory courses; 12 Valencia college-level credits including EDF 2005 or EME 2040; an overall minimum grade point average of 2.5; and Internship Office approval . Pre or corequisite: EDG 2701 or department approval. This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with supervised career exploration activities and/or practical experiences related to their career objectives. Each earned credit hour of Internship requires a minimum of 80 clock hours of work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship Fee: $65.00)

EEC 2001 3 credits
INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

An overview of early childhood development and related programs and services. Presentation will focus on historical roots, societal changes, program differentiation, and future trends. Course content and activities are designed for consistency with eligibility criteria and certification requirements of state agencies and professional associations.

EEX 2010 3 credits
ORIENTATION TO EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION

Covers definition, characteristics, theories, current trends and controversies in various categories of exceptional education.

EME 2040 3 credits
TECHNOLOGY FOR EDUCATORS

A course for undergraduate education majors which is designed to establish awareness and proficiency related to productivity tools (word processing, spreadsheet, database, graphics), multimedia presentation, hardware and software, and contemporary communications systems, such as E-mail and the World Wide Web. This course includes learning activity designed to ensure competence in the basic use of computers. Generally required as a prerequisite for state university teacher education programs in Florida. Check with prospective transfer program on current requirements.

 

Detailed information such as course descriptions, credit hours, and prerequisites can be found in the college catalog.

 

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