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Campus closed Mon., May 28 for Memorial Day

Shoreline’s campus and all College services will be closed on Mon., May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. The College will reopen for regular business operating hours on Tues., May 29. 

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Education

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

 

Check out the Class Schedule for Education classes

EDUCATION & 101
Paraeducator Basics (3)

An introduction to roles and responsibilities of the paraeducator in the K-12 educational system. Students will explore techniques supporting instruction, professional and ethical practices, positive and safe learning environments, effective communication, and teamwork. Mandatory decimal grading.

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. 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. 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. Prerequisite: MATH 070 or equivalent and one Education course or permission of instructor. Student option grading.

EDUCATION & 130
Guiding Behavior (3)

Examine the principles and theories that promote social competence in young children and create safe learning environments. Develop skills to encourage effective interactions, provide positive individual guidance, and enhance group experiences. Mandatory decimal grading.

EDUCATION & 150
Child, Family, Community (3)

This course integrates the family and community contexts in which a child develops. Explores cultures and demographics of families in society, community resources, strategies for involving families in the education of their child, and tools for effective communication. Mandatory decimal grading.

EDUCATION & 191
Field Experience I (5)

In a pre-K-12 setting, work alongside a teacher/paraeducator, observing and demonstrating best practices. In seminar and reflection, link experiences with WA State Paraeducator Basic Competencies. Mandatory decimal grading.

EDUCATION & 202
Introduction to Education (5)

A survey of history, philosophy, principles, issues, and trends in American Education. Includes opportunities for observation of educational models and exploration of career paths. Mandatory decimal grading.

EDUCATION & 204
Introduction to Inclusive Education (5)

Recognize and identify exceptionality in children from birth through high school. Includes state and federal special education policies, regulations and services, as well as adaptations for special needs students in general education classrooms. Prerequisite: EDUC& 202 recommended. Mandatory decimal 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 & 240
Diversity in Education (5)

Explore diversity and social justice issues that influence educational settings. Examine historical and current social and political contexts in schools and their resulting impact on children, teachers, and families. Previously EDUC 117. Mandatory decimal grading.

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, teaching and 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 & 291
Field Experience II (3)

In pre-K-12 setting, work alongside teacher/paraeducator, observing and demonstrating best practices. In seminar and reflection, link experiences with WA State Paraeducator Competencies for ELL and Special Education. Mandatory decimal grading.

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.