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For additional information regarding Summer Career and Technical Education courses, contact Rio Salado College at 480-384-9811 or email us at Outreach.center@riosalado.edu.

Career and Technical Education Courses

ADE Professional Knowledge Area Rio Salado College Course Alignment Credits
Instructional Design or Methodology EDU272* - Educational Psychology 3
Assessment & Evaluation EDU278* - Educational Assessment and Evaluation 3
Principles & Philosophy of CTE Operations of CTE Student Organizations CTE200 – Career and Technical Education: Principles, Philosophy and Student Organizations 3
Teaching Methods, Curriculum Design & Development CTE210 – Career and Technical Education: Teaching Methods and Curriculum 3
Classroom Management & Lab Safety CTE220 – Career and Technical Education: Classroom Management and Lab Safety 4
Instructional Technology CTE230 – Career and Technical Education: Instructional Technology 2
Career and Technical Education CTE240 - Career and Technical Education: Designing, Implementing and Managing Student Organizations 2
Cooperative Education Endorsement CTE250 – Career and Technical Education: Principles and Practices of Cooperative Education Programs 3

Course Descriptions

EDU272 - Educational Psychology
Focus on the study and application of psychological principles, theories, and methodologies related to teaching and learning. Emphasis on developmental, learning, and motivational theories. Current trends also covered.
Prerequisites
: PSY101 or approval of instructor.

EDU278 - Educational Assessment and Evaluation
Examination of assessing student performance. Assessment criteria and development of various types of assessment covered. Instructor developed assessments emphasized. Standardized, norm-referenced and criterion-referenced tests also included. Arizona State Board of Education Professional Teaching Standards emphasized.
Prerequisites: EDU272.

CTE200 - Career and Technical Education: Principles, Philosophy and Student Organizations
Examination of the role of career and technical educational (CTE) pathways as they relate to workforce development. Overview of career and technical student organizations (CTSO), occupational clusters, development and role of career and technical education, philosophy, history and impact of federal funding revenue streams, and career and technical delivery system.
Prerequisites: None.

CTE210 - Career and Technical Education: Teaching Methods and Curriculum Development
Overview and practical application of teaching methodology and curriculum development for secondary education career and technical education teachers. Teaching strategies and learning styles covered. Curriculum design/mapping, lesson objectives, time management skills, teaching resources, and Arizona Department of Education Career and Technical Curriculum Framework Standards also included.
Prerequisites: None.

CTE220 - Career and Technical Education: Classroom Management and Lab Safety
Classroom management techniques. Classroom discipline models, student behavior and misbehavior, group dynamics, student self-motivation, and learning styles covered. Essentials of lab safety issues, including regulatory agencies and policies. State Board of Education Professional Teaching Standards emphasized.
Prerequisites: None.

CTE 230 – Career and Technical Education: Instructional Technology
Exploration of the use of instructional technology in career and technical education. Including history of technology in education, teacher and student technology standards, landmark studies related to using technology in education, and utilization of technology in the classroom. Local, state, and national standards, including career and technical standards for education covered, as well as identification of professional development opportunities.
Prerequisites: None.

CTE 240 Career and Technical Education: Designing, Implementing and Managing Student Organizations
Overview of Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO). Examination of historical perspectives, recruitment, and retention of student members and implications of state and federal CTSO standards. Emphasis on funding organizations and fiscal responsibility, with focus on developing and conducting student activities.
Prerequisites: None.

CTE 250 – Career and Technical Education: Principles and Practices of Cooperative Education Programs
Examines high school cooperative education programs. Emphasis on state and federal youth employment laws, work-based learning principles, work-place standards, and criteria related to career and technical education cooperative programs.
Prerequisites: None.

For additional information regarding Summer Career and Technical Education courses, contact Rio Salado College at 480-384-9811 or email us at Outreach.center@riosalado.edu.