School of Arts and Sciences | Cognate in Women's Studies/Education (18u) [open to male students]
Foundations of Education 1 & 2 (3 units)
This course introduces the three foundations of education namely psychological, sociological, and anthropological to prospective teachers. In the psychological foundation, the emphasis is on the teacher and his profession, the learner, the teaching learning process, theories of learning and the learning situation.
In the sociological aspect, the focus is on Filipino values and culture and their impact on the learning process. It also includes the family, the church and media as educative agencies. The anthropological foundation includes the humanistic disciplines such as history, language, arts and music and the teaching of religion as applied to the self, family, the community and the world.
Human Growth Learning and Development (3 units)
This is a three-unit course, which deals with the dimensions of human growth, development and learning from conception to adulthood. It includes the various needs for adjustment of individuals to effect growth and development in the different areas - psychomotor/physical, cognitive, language, emotional and social. It emphasizes the role of the parents, teachers and significant others to facilitate such growth and development.
Principles of Guidance and Counseling (3 units)
This course provides a general overview of the guidance program, particularly the counseling service. Its nature, purpose and role in education and human development are the focus. Developing guidance and learning programs, actual counseling and counseling simulations, are part and parcel of this integrated curriculum.
Principles and Strategies of Teaching (3 units)
This a combination of the principles and theories of education based on the concepts and beliefs of foreign and local educators and theorists. It deals about the intelligences of man, learning styles, brain-based learning, authentic assessment and the use of a developmental portfolio. It also includes the different innovative approaches to teaching in big and small classes. It talks about the role of a teacher in nation building, the rights of students as well as teachers. It includes contemporary issues about education and teaching per se.
Measurement and Evaluation (3 units)
It is an overview of conceptualizing, planning and administering pencil and paper tests as well as performance – based or authentic assessment tasks. Students will also be given opportunities to measure test scores and subject said test scores to validity and reliability analyses. Discussion of principles of marking, reporting grades and evaluation as well as the use of portfolio-based assessments will cap the course’s content.
Practice Teaching (3 units)
This course is designed to provide the cognate student- teacher full immersion in actual teaching- learning situations and in ancillary work in- campus. This is a supervised practicum where students will be given the opportunity to apply the principles and strategies of teaching, evaluation, in testing and grading, in reporting and preparation of forms, in the preparation of instructional materials. It is also designed to maximize the use of rubric as a performance assessment evaluation tool in all activities particularly in the practice teaching process. It also provides the use of portfolio – a collection of artifacts of all the output of activities and learning experience that the student-teacher has done in preparation for the field of work. The students are required to serve two hundred hours of combined teaching and ancillary work in their assigned level or year in the grade school or high school level in St. Scholastica’s College, aside from the weekly meeting with their supervising teacher.
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