Teacher Certification (TEAC)

TEAC A100 Foundations of Multicultural Education     3 crs.
This course is a survey of the philosophical, historical, psychological, and socio-cultural foundations of education. Field experiences are included.

TEAC A210 Learners with Special Needs     3 crs.
This course is a study of the recognition of various exceptionalities among children.  Classroom and teaching modifications for inclusion of the special child into the regular class are emphasized.  Field experiences are included.

TEAC A300 Secondary School Methods I    3 crs.
This course investigates various methods of teaching secondary school students.  It encompasses planning, organization and teaching strategies.  Field experiences are included.

TEAC A301 - A305 Secondary School Methods II    3crs.
This course focuses on methodology specific to the student’s major content area in which they will be certified.  Field experiences are included.

TEAC A310 Teaching Reading Secondary      3 crs.
This course is designed for any teacher in the secondary schools, grades 6 – 12. Remedial, corrective, and developmental procedures, “How to Read” in subject matter areas, and teaching materials, including machines, will be covered.  Field experiences are included.

TEAC A343 Classroom Management and Organization   3 crs.
This course explores the dynamic relationship between assessment and instruction in the construction of an engaged learning community.  Field experiences are included.

TEAC A410 Student Teaching Secondary     9 crs.
This involves a full-time directed teaching assignment in a secondary school.

Prerequisites: TEAC A300; junior or senior standing; students must apply for student teaching and receive permission from the Office of Teacher Certification (Bobet 202) the semester before  they actually student teach. This is necessary in order to receive a school assignment and begin the student teaching experience.  The deadline for applications will be announced each semester.

Advanced Common Curriculum

TEAC X205 Educating France 3 crs. 

Advanced Common Curriculum: Social Science

This course begins with the vision of Louis XIV in the 17th century and follows the trajectory of French educational thought through the Enlightenment, the Napoleonic era, the Belle Epoque, and the postcolonial movement, up to the violent protests in the northern suburbs of Paris in 2005 to explain how complicated social structures and hierarchies have affected the French educational system, and whether those legacies still prohibit access to education in the present day.