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    May 26, 2024  
MCCC College Catalog 2022-23 
MCCC College Catalog 2022-23 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 151 - Exploring Teaching

Credit Hours: 3
Billable Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ENGL 090  and RDG 090  or qualifying scores on accepted placement tests
Session Cycle: FW

This course provides an introduction to the field of education for students interested in pursuing a career in the profession. An overview of the foundational and historical context of education in the United States will be explored. Other topics include ethical and legal issues in U.S. education, diverse learners and their individual needs, and creating a community of learners. Michigan standards and requirements for teacher certification will be explored. Students will participate 45 hours in an approved K-12 setting to gain practical insight into the role of a professional teacher. This course fulfills similar pre-student teaching experiences required by universities