This course is an overview of current policies and principles in career and technical education including the historical, sociological, and philosophical bases. Topics include the impact of legislation, role of career and technical education in promoting democratic ideals, administrative structures at the national, state and district level, role of advisory committees, professional educator and student organizations, and critical issues affecting career and technical education. (Note: This is one of the four courses required to complete the professional preparation requirements for newly employed career and technical education instructors.)
This course is designed to assist new Career and Technical (CTE) teachers on temporary certification, to develop or expand their skills in constructing a comprehensive curriculum for career and technical classrooms and laboratories. It will focus on translating the CTE instructor's occupational knowledge and experience with the academic goals and objectives of their program into a coherent series of efficient and effective learning experiences for students. Selected course topics include evaluation of curriculum resources, development of self-instructional learning materials, service learning projects, teacher with-it-ness and program culminating projects.
This course is designed to assist in-service career and technical teachers, on temporary teacher certification, to develop or expand their skill in planning and delivering effective instruction in the career and technical classroom and laboratory. The course focuses on the selection of teaching methods for specific instructional settings including principles of learning, instructional strategies, teacher collaboration, instructional media, classroom management and assessment. Access to the Internet and familiarity with email procedures are necessary.
This course provides an overview of the rationale, legal and social foundations, and characteristics of education for students with special needs. It focuses on modifying the career and technical education curriculum, laboratory, shop, student outcomes, learning activities, tests, media, etc. to accommodate the unique learning needs of non-traditional, English as a Second Language and special needs students. Access to the Internet and familiarity with email procedures is required. (Note:This course is one of four courses required to complete the professional preparation requirements for employed Career and Technical Education instructors.)
Students enrolled in renewal courses are classified as non-degree; however, courses are graded/for credit and will be reflected
on an official SPC transcript.
For questions about this program, contact the College of Education at 727-341-3550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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