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CTEX1100X Orientation to CTE

Lead Faculty: Dr. Thomas J. Doyle

Course Description

This course provides an immediate foundation for effective teaching as measured by the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP). This course is designed as an introduction to the knowledge, skills and dispositions taught in other courses in the program.

4.5 quarter units; $525

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Upon successful completion of CTEX 1100X students will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast different classroom management systems
  • Develop and implement a classroom management plan that includes motivational techniques
  • Explain how the unique history and diverse cultures of California have impacted education yesterday and today.• Design lessons that take into account the needs of all students including the English Language Learner (ELL), the special needs student, the top 1/3 of the class, the middle 1/3 of the class, the bottom 1/3 of the class and the gifted student
  • Compare and contrast the self-assessed dispositional behavior with an assessment of dispositions by the University and Site Mentors
  • Describe the ethical behavior necessary for all teachers as described by FRPA and CTC
  • Develop a network of partnerships that will provide placement and supervision of students
  • Develop a list of resources available in the community for the adolescent or adult struggling with issues of chemical dependency, abuse, violence, homelessness, and others impacting the quality of life
  • Describe and demonstrate OSHA safety requirements

Learning Outcomes


For credential students:
Certificate of Clearance Application
Verification of a negative TB test
Supervised Teaching Placement
Admission into the CTE Program

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