ED120 1 credit
Introduces basic skills in leadership. Special attention is given to developing basic leadership skills and cultural systems awareness.
Prerequisites: BT113 or WR115 (may be taken concurrently). Offered fall and spring terms.
ED121 1 credit
Introduces basic skills in leadership. Special attention is given to assessing and developing basic management skills and organizational systems awareness.
Prerequisite: BT114 or WR121 (may be taken concurrently). Offered winter term.
ED122 1 credit
Selected projects are provided to teams of students that will require the use of effective leadership and management skills to achieve success. Special attention is given to assessing and providing students meaningful coaching and feedback on their use of key leadership and management skills.
Prerequisite: BT114 or WR121 (may be taken concurrently). Offered spring term.
ED131 3 credits
Applied Learning Theory
Examines the principles of teaching and training with emphasis on applying adult learning theory. Focus will be on designing and evaluating learning outcomes. Designed for computer science informatics majors or students with strong content area knowledge who have little background in adult learning theory and its application to teaching and training.
Prerequisite: WR121; SP111 recommended. Offered infrequently.
ED165 3 credits
Explores child growth and development from the prenatal period through middle childhood. Course may include an online component.
Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered winter and spring terms.
ED170 2 credits
Provides supervised teaching of children in a variety of classrooms for each credit. The student will be assigned to a different site for each practicum credit. Criminal history check required as students will be in early childhood or elementary school settings. Course includes an online component.
Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores; ECE125, ECE161, ECE163 or ED165.
ED199 Variable credit
Special Studies: Education
Presents special topics of study in education through workshop, seminar, research, and/or independent study formats. Content varies according to department needs and demand.
ED259 3 credits
Foundations of Education
Investigates the historical, social, legal and philosophical foundations of education. It provides an overview of the structure and contemporary issues of the American education system and explores the roles and ethical considerations of the education profession. Course may include an online component.
Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 and BT113 or WR115, or designated placement test scores. Offered infrequently.
ED280 Variable credit
Cooperative Work Experience/Education
Provides work-related experience and study in selected occupational environments.
ED282 3 credits
Community College Teaching
Assists new, continuing, or adjunct instructors in developing and refining the skills necessary to apply successful strategies in a community college learning environment. Addresses shifting paradigms in teaching/learning. Includes learning outcomes, assessment strategies, brain-based teaching, and student-centered instruction. Includes the role of community colleges and the resources and structure for teaching at RCC.
Prerequisite: WR121 or approval of instructor. Offered infrequently.