Exploration of Teaching

Exploration of Teaching
Field-based initial teaching experience directed at helping prospective teachers experience demands and opportunities associated with teaching secondary students.
 Hours3.0 Credit, Arr Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesFBI fingerprint and background clearance; major area preadmission requirements.
 TaughtFall, Winter
Course Outcomes

Transition 1 Requirements

Complete the BYU educator preparation admission requirements (Transition 1) including: mandatory orientation, LiveText registration, Student Field Experience Demographics (FED), Technology Skills Assessment (TSA), Professional & Interpersonal Behavior Scale (PIBS), Dispositional Scale: Self-Assessment, and Graduation Plan.

Moral Dimensions and Contextual Factors

Identify the moral dimensions of education and the requirements for the Teacher Work Sample (TWS). Write a Contextual Factors for a school observed.

Frameworks and Standards

Demonstrate familiarity with the Utah State health education core curriculum framework, the National Health Education Standards, the CDC's six categories of risk behavior and principles of effective instruction in the 21st Century.

Effective Health Teachers

Identify, observe, and reflect upon the characteristics, behaviors, skills, routines, and practices of effective health

Dispositions, Strengths and Weaknesses

Evaluate personal and professional dispositions, strengths and weaknesses relevant to teaching health education at the secondary level.