Seminar: Critical Perspectives, Practice, and Reflection in Teaching and Curriculum

This small seminar engages students in the study and observation of teaching in all its dimensions, including the role of the teacher, the nuances of classroom interactions, and individual and group learning. Careful examination of curriculum materials and classroom practice in specific teaching fields in order to guide practice and to develop students’ diverse perspectives. Students also learn about teacher research and the process of gathering data and acting to improve learning.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 15

Prerequisites: EDUC 300 or EDUC 304, or permission of the instructor.

Instructor: Rubin, Hawes

Distribution Requirements: SBA - Social and Behavioral Analysis

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Spring

Notes: Open to students seeking substantial observation and teaching experience in a school, mandatory for students seeking teacher certification; students should contact the instructor either before or soon after registration to plan their field placement.