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CTE Schedule

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

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.