Dec 01, 2021  
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TCH 207 - Organizational and Psychological Foundations in Secondary Education Credits: 3


Secondary education teacher candidates require a knowledge base and working understanding of the organizational structure of the high school in that it is central to the daily work of teachers. Students will develop an understanding of the philosophical, historical, and social foundations of the American high school as well as the diverse needs of this population. Furthermore, within this structure, a working knowledge of adolescent development is required for the successful planning and implementation of instruction. This course will also focus on historical and contemporary models of schooling for adolescents; examine the principles, theories and research underlying the developmental needs of secondary students in America including cognitive, social, sexual, emotional and moral development. This course will require visitation, observations, and participation in local secondary school programs. (3 credits: 10 stage one observation hours required as part of the course)



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