Oct 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ED 115 - Introduction to Education: Oregon Teacher Pathway


Credits - 4 Lecture - 4
The purpose of this course is to offer first year community college students the opportunity to explore the field of teaching and investigate educational inequalities. Participants will critically examine topics related to schools and communities at the local, state, and national levels through the analysis of current issues affecting the academic performance of cultural, ethnic, and linguistic minority students. The exploration of multiple perspectives will provide students with the opportunity to study ethnic and cultural diversity in U.S. schools and increase self-awareness regarding the impact of teachers on student success. Further, the course aims to introduce students to the field of teaching and provide them with the foundational information necessary to pursue higher education. Course participants will conduct research, explore current events, and participate in critical discussions about the teaching profession.
Course Designation: Elective - A transferable course that can be used to fulfill undesignated elective requirements in the associate’s degree programs.



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