CCOG for ED 100 Fall 2022
- Course Number:
- ED 100
- Course Title:
- Introduction to Education for Paraeducators
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Intended Outcomes for the course
* Use an understanding of school issues in
our society and the roles of various instructional personnel in schools in order to work effectively in a school setting;
* Communicate effectively in situations relating
to students, parents, and professional colleagues;
* Use reason, decision-making, and complex problem-solving in school-related situations especially those regarding ethics and confidentiality;
* Gather and present pre-employment materials (e.g.,
resume, cover letter, requests for letters of reference);
* Use organizational skills appropriate for school settings;
* Apply study skills necessary for college success
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Students’ progress will be evaluated and criteria for assigning a course grade by the following tools: written assignments, quiz, small group problem solving, discussion/debate of current issues, portfolio of pre-employment materials, and attendance/participation.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- Write and discuss the following issues: history, ethics, school law, current issues and school board meeting.
- Describe the various roles of paraeducators in school settings.
- Write: cover letter, resume, complete job application, request letters of reference.
- Use effective communication and role conflict resolution strategies, interpret personalities and learning styles.
- Apply clerical skills to a school context.
Human RelationsHours: 90
• Apply legal and ethical principles to school situations to determine appropriate responses.
• Relate contemporary social, ethical and legal school issues to their historical context
• Differentiate the various roles of educators and school personnel to enhance effective collaboration.
• Demonstrate communication skills in situations relating to students, parents, and professional colleagues.
• Demonstrate the ability to use reason, decision-making, and complex problem-solving in school-related situations especially those regarding ethics and confidentiality.
• Gather and prepare pre-employment materials (e.g., resume, cover letter, requests for letters of reference) to present themselves as viable candidates in the workplace.