EDU 250 Foundations of Education

This course is designed for students interested in entering the teaching profession (K-12). Historical, social, political, and philosophical dimensions of education, as well as current issues, will be examined. This introductory experience will help students gain an appreciation for the multiple aspects of teaching and will assist them in constructing their personal philosophies of teaching. Prerequisite: ENG 101. 3 credits

25154 Dean 3

EDU 366 Children & Young Adult Literature

(Crosslist ENG 366) This course is designed to help students become familiar with the world of children's and/or young adult literature and to explore its curricular and recreational uses, critical issues surrounding its use, and instructional methods and contexts for sharing, encouraging, and reading a variety of this literature with students. Prerequisite: ENG 101

25155 Dean 3

EDU 387 Teaching the Execeptional Child in the Regular Classroom

This course is designed to assist pre-service teachers and others to develop an understanding of the characteristics of children and adolescents considered to be exceptional. Students will gain knowledge of effective teaching strategies, interventions, and modifications for exceptional children and adolescents. Prerequisite Eng 101

25156 Dean 3

EDU 490 Internship in Student Teaching

This 15 week internship provides students with the opportunity to develop teaching skills and experience the full role of teaching in a school setting. With their mentor teachers, students will plan and organize instruction, evaluate their students' progress, and participate in the extracurricular activities of the host school. Successful completion of the student teaching internship is a requisite for teacher licensure in Maine. Application required. (15 credits) PREREQUISITES: See Student Teaching Application

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