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Foundations of Ed I

Valees# 19151A001

Credits: 2-1/2

Grades: 11,12

Fee: $35.00

 

Foundations of Ed II

Valees# 19152A001

Credits: 2-1/2

Grades: 12

Fee: $35.00

 

Instructor Info

 

Diane McFarlin

(630)365-5113, Ext. 71723

Diane.McFarlin@kaneland.org

 

FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This course provides opportunity for students to develop the skills to teach and guide others by learning to create developmentally appropriate lessons with clear teaching objectives. Through a combination of classroom and field experiences, students will gain skilled knowledge and an understanding of the education profession. Students will have the opportunity to observe teachers and other specialists including Special Education teachers, Speech Pathologists, etc. in classrooms at all levels through active job shadowing; strengthen their time management skills and explore various teaching strategies in order to meet the academic needs of all students. 

 

This Program is for you if you:

•     Respect children and their families

•      Believe that every child is unique and can learn when given the opportunity and motivation

•      Are interested in a job in the Education field

•      Are flexible and adapt well to the needs and requirements of others

•      Want to develop your leadership and presentation skills

 

FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION I

GRADES: 11, 12

PREREQUISITE: NONE

2-1/2 Credits

VALEES #: 19151A001

This course introduces students to the principles underlying teaching & learning, responsibilities & duties of teachers, and strategies & techniques to deliver knowledge and information.  A combination of classroom and field experiences will enable the student to gain skilled knowledge and understanding of the education profession. Course content includes projects designed to develop an understanding of the learner and the learning process, instructional planning, the learning environment, assessment and instructional strategies, career opportunities in the field of education, and Illinois licensing requirements.

Fee: $35.00


 

FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION II

GRADES: 12

PREREQUISITE: Foundations of Education I and teacher recommendation

2-1/2 Credits

VALEES #: 19152A001

This course provides the opportunity for students to develop skills to teach and guide others. Coursework includes opportunity for students to create and develop teaching objectives, design lesson plans, and experience teaching in a controlled environment.  Students will exam and practice teaching strategies, design lessons targeted towards different learning styles, learn time management and planning strategies, presentation and questioning skills, classroom management, and evaluation and assessment techniques. Students will explore career opportunities and develop or expand their career portfolios by spending scheduled time in the classroom setting of their choice. 

Fee: $35.00

IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED FVCC FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION PROGRAM YOU COULD RECEIVE:

 

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

You could qualify for a position such as:

Center Director

Assistant Director

Infant/Toddler/Preschool Teacher

Paraprofessional

 

BACCALAUREATE DEGREE

You could qualify for a position such as:

Certified Teacher

 

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