Education

 

SCC offers a wide variety of courses in education.  Classes are offered in different formats, both on-campus at either the main campus or the Lake Forest Park campus and online. On-campus classes are scheduled throughout the day with morning, afternoon, and evening offerings.  Some of the courses offered are: Early Childhood Education, Literacy and Language, Bi-cultural Education, Special Education , Parent Education. >more

 

Following are course descriptions. Check the Annual Schedule to plan your schedule.

 

EDUCATION & 115
Child Growth and Development (5)

Explore the stages of development from pre-natal through elementary school age, with a special emphasis on multicultural perspectives and how to apply developmental principles to education and home settings. Previously EDUC 101. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 116
Language and Literacy (5)

Gain research-based knowledge & skills to support emerging literacy and language of children from birth-2nd grade. Learn developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive strategies to promote and assess language and literacy learning in classroom and family settings. Previously EDU 105. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 117
Culturally Relevant Anti-Bias Strategies (5)

Examine the impact of individual & institutional bias upon children and families of under-represented groups in US society. Develop strategies to create anti-bias and culturally sensitive classrooms, support social action, and assist children and families in self-advocacy. Previously EDU 115. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 118
Math in Early Education (5)

Students will learn to integrate effective and developmentally appropriate math content and processes into supporting the learning of pre-K through 2nd grade children. Topics related to understanding and managing testing and IEP practices in early education are included. Previously EDU 106. Prerequisite: MATH 070 or equivalent and one Education course or permission of instructor. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 140
Instructional Methods: K-3 (5)

Explore concepts, materials, methods and standards in the early elementary years. Content will incorporate a multicultural perspective that supports the learning styles of individual children. Previously EDU 140. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 150
Early Childhood Curriculum Development (5)

Explore theories and models of early childhood curriculum, as well as teaching methods that support children's learning and development within diverse group settings. Previously EDU 150. Student option grading.

EDUCATION & 202
Introduction to Education (5)

Explore how you may fit into the teaching profession. This intro course examines the complex role of American education in the global economy of the 21st century. We will analyze current research & trends in education to examine issues that affect teachers from preschool through high school, students and families. Previously EDU 100. Student option grading.

EDUCATION & 204
Exceptional Child (5)

Explore the history, current research, best practices, social and political issues in the provision of support for individuals with disabilities in education settings. Previously EDU 125. Prerequisite: EDUC& 202 recommended. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 210
Best Practices in Special Education (5)

Explore the systems and instructional methods used to teach exceptional students in regular and special education. Develop strategies for collaboration between professionals and parents. Prerequisite: EDUC& 204 recommended. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 215
Family Systems (5)

Learn about the inter-relationship of family, school, and community as it relates to child development, family structures and dynamics, interpersonal communication, parent-professional partnerships and resource coordination. Previously EDU 215. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 250
Child Guidance and Classroom Management (5)

Learn theory and practical skills in guiding individual children's behavior and managing large and small groups of young children. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 265
Issues and Trends in Childhood Education (5)

Examine, analyze and interpret issues and trends in Early Childhood Education within the context of a rapidly changing society. Topics include educational reform, student assessment, teacher training, inclusion, multiculturalism and diversity, curriculum innovations, educational technology. Previously EDU 265.

EDUCATION 290
Student Internship I (5)

This is the introductory level of the student internship sequence. Each student will gain experience in a classroom setting and apply skills in teamwork, classroom management, curriculum development, teachingand professionalism. Develop a portfolio and attend weekly seminars. Prerequisites: Recommended five Education courses or prior work experience with children. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 291
Special Topics in Education (1)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Education.

EDUCATION 292
Special Topics in Education (2)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Education.

EDUCATION 293
Special Topics in Education (3)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Education.

EDUCATION 294
Special Topics in Education (4)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Education.

EDUCATION 295
Special Topics in Education (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Education.

EDUCATION 296
Student Internship II (5)

This is the advanced level of the student internship sequence. Each student is expected to work as a team member and demonstrate professionalism in a supervised education setting. Student will learn skills in classroom management, curriculum design and material development. Continued weekly seminars & portfolio development. Prerequisite: EDUC 290.Student option grading.

EDUCATION 297
Individual Project in Education (1)

Individual project in a specific area of education. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 298
Individual Project in Education (2)

Individual project in a specific area of education. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

EDUCATION 299
Individual Project in Education (3)

Individual project in a specific area of education. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.