EDU 200 - Introduction to Teaching As a Profession at New River Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2017-08-01

Provides an orientation to the teaching profession in Virginia, including historical perspectives, current issues, and future trends in education on the national and state levels. Emphasizes information about teacher licensure examinations, steps to certification, teacher preparation and induction programs, and attention to critical shortage areas in Virginia. Includes supervised field placement (recommended: 40 clock hours) in a K-12 school.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce interested students to the teaching profession. Current teachers often take the course for recertification.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: Successful completion of 24 credits of transfer courses or departmental approval for students accepted into Virginia's Teachers for Tomorrow program.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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