Exploration of Teaching: Technology Teacher Education

Exploration of Teaching: Technology Teacher Education
Field-based initial teaching experience directed at helping prospective teachers experience demands and opportunities associated with teaching secondary students.
SC ED
276R
 Hours3.0 - 4.0 Credit, Arr Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesMajor-area preadmission requirements; FBI fingerprint and background clearance.
 Taught 
Course Outcomes

SFL 276: Introduction to Secondary Education for Family and Consumer Science Majors

This course is a field-based course taken during the initial teaching experience. It is directed at helping prospective teachers experience the demands and opportunities associated with teaching Family and Consumer Sciences in secondary education classrooms.

A) Students will observe, experience, and analyze firsthand the responsibilities and environment of teaching Family and Consumer Sciences in a secondary public school setting.

- Students observe, teach, demonstrate, and complete a bulletin board out in schools 6 -7 days during the block.

- An hours form and evaluation form is filled out with public teacher signature.

B) Students will identify and discuss the characteristics of an effective teacher

- The First Days of School textbook discussion question assignments are written, turned in and discussed in class.

C) Students will demonstrate ability to research and understand current issues facing public schools by collecting scholarly articles and presenting an opinion.

Students complete a research project by reading and responding to 4 or more current education articles.

Students will reflect and build on the goals of the BYU Educator Preparation Program.

Students increase understanding of personal strengths and weaknesses that will aid in progression toward excellence in teacher preparation by keeping a field journal of their experiences.