EDUC 2010

EDUC 2010

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Students spend five days at an elementary school in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, that is committed to project-based learning. Students spend part of each day embedded in a single classroom and the rest of each day working with the professor and school staff to implement a project with older children. Daily reflection, both solo and as part of the team, is a key part of the intensive experience.

When Offered Multi-semester course, Winter.

Fees Course fee: $200.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL, CU-UGR)

Comments To receive a grade for this multi-term course, students must enroll in both EDUC 2010 (winter) and EDUC 2011 (spring) of the same academic year. This academic year, the visit to Baton Rouge is January 6-10, 2020.

  • Describe the academic and other standards to which elementary school students and their teachers in Louisiana are held accountable.
  • Explain the history, demographics, current student performance data, and rules and protocols for the elementary school.
  • Discuss advantages, disadvantages, and challenges of engaging in participant-observation as a method of understanding a context such as a school
  • Explain why it's valuable to, engage in critical reflection during and after a community- engagement experience.
  • Give clear directions and ask clear questions that help students complete the different parts of a multi-faceted project.
  • Describe the challenges and benefits—for students, education professionals, and schools—of enacting project-based pedagogy (vs. more conventional direct instruction.
  • Demonstrate modeling skills for elementary-age students.
  • Examine the daily challenges of school professionals (teachers, administrators, and paraprofessionals) and be more comfortable and skilled at interacting with them

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Multi-Term

  •  1005 EDUC 2010   FLD 801

  • Taught in Baton Rouge, LA. Course Fee TBD. This is a multi-term course: to receive a grade, students must enroll in both EDUC 2010 in the winter and EDUC 2011 in the spring of the same academic year. Travel dates 01/05/2020 and 01/11/2020.