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01967/Career & Technical Education (C/T EDU)

Upper Division Courses

3101. Principles of Career and Technical Education (3 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: C/T EDU 0101.)

Prerequisite: Must be admitted to the teacher certification program.

For prospective career and technical education teachers and technical trainers. Provides an in-depth analysis of the context in which contemporary career and technical programs operate. Emphasis is placed on the philosophical concepts underlying career and technical education, an examination of issues and problems in present programs and how research on teaching practice drives curricular change.

3102. Teaching Strategies in Career and Technical Education (3 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: C/T EDU 0102.)

Prerequisite: Must be admitted to the teacher certification program.

This course focuses on developing teaching competence. The following will be addressed: models of teaching for achieving instructional outcomes in career and technical areas; using performance standards to prepare and present content lessons; evaluation of instructional outcomes; integration of technology in instruction; serving students with special needs; creating an environment for student learning, differentiated instruction.

3103. Curriculum in Career and Technical Education (1 to 6 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: C/T EDU 0103.)

Prerequisite: Must be admitted to the teacher certification program.

Develop strategies for designing, implementing, and evaluating curriculum in career and technical education. Acquire knowledge, skills, and methods to validate a curriculum. Develop the skill to analyze an occupation in terms of duty and tasks performed; develop the skill to prepare valid performance objectives; determine scope and sequence schedules; aligning content, learning experiences, assessment and performance standards.

3372. Project-Based Technical Instruction for Children (3 s.h.) S.

(Formerly: C/T EDU 0390.)

This course is designed to help undergraduate teacher education majors in Business Computer and Information Technology (BCIT)and Marketing Education to apply learning theory and principles of project-based learning to the development of business-related instruction in the elementary school classroom.

3389. Supervised Work Experience (1 to 6 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: C/T EDU 0399.)

Prerequisite: Must be admitted to the teacher certification program.

This course provides certification candidates with education in the workplace experiences, including practical technical experience to supplement classroom instruction. An individualized training plan for the workplace is developed for each student. Staff visitations and joint supervision occur at the placement site.

4285. Field Experience in Career and Technical Education (1 to 6 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: C/T EDU 0214.)

Prerequisite: Must be admitted to the teacher certification program.

Evaluation of field work, including in-service education and/or technical experiences that can enhance a candidates occupational specialty, certification program, and/or strategies for connecting school and real world experiences.

4315. Credit By Examination (1 to 24 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: C/T EDU 0315.)

Prerequisite: Must be matriculated in the teacher certification/degree program.

Credit by examination is limited to students matriculated in the undergraduate Career and Technical Education (Industrial Education majors) degree program and who have met the following conditions: (a) completed 90 s.h. of approved course work, and (b) have received approval to have credit awarded toward their degree based on the successful completion of an Occupational Competency Assessment in a PDE Certification area.

4324. Cooperative Education (3 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: C/T EDU 0324.)

The history, development, and operation of cooperative education programs. Also covered are the development and promotion of a workplace-learning program, the development of workplace learning partnerships, workplace learning sites, safety considerations for students in the workplace, and connecting work-based and school-based learning.

Note: This course is offered in a blended instructional format through a combination of online instruction and some face-to-face, whole class meetings.

4331. Coordination Methods for Work-Based Learning (3 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: C/T EDU 0330.)

This course covers the role of the teacher-coordinator in conducting and teaching procedures and activities necessary for providing successful supervised field experiences for students in the workplace. Also covered are methods of establishing contact with students, employers, teachers, parents, and community leaders, career and technical student organizations, and students with special needs, as well as developing and understanding labor laws and other legal requirements affecting student workers/interns.

Note: This course is offered in a blended instructional format through a combination of online instruction and some face-to-face, whole class meetings.
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