Introduction to current issues in education and various facets of the Elementary educator's role. The course includes an observation of PreK-6 classes to assist students in evaluating their qualifications and motivation for teaching. Students distinguish required state and national assessments as well as competencies necessary for licensure in Virginia. Includes supervised field placement. A 10-hour practicum and observation experience competency is required. Unless students have completed an Orientation to Teaching course which has been approved for transfer, this course is required to be completed within the first 45 credit hours of enrollment at Regent University. Prerequisite for upper level UIS and UED courses. P/NP.
Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018