Teacher Education Department

Academic Programmes

This programme is designed to provide individuals with the academic and professional skills needed to perform successfully as primary school teachers. It also provides a sound theoretical base for the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree in Education.

Teachers are prepared to teach the core courses in the primary school curriculum such as English Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Health. They develop proficiency in classroom management, research methods, and the use of technology. The programme exposes teachers to important learning and teaching theories and the implementation of such theories in the classroom situation. Teachers acquire and are expected to utilize a wide range of instructional techniques and approaches, in order to develop critical thinking and problem -solving skills among their students. They are also introduced to a variety of methods to assess and evaluate student learning. They are given opportunities to develop communication and interpersonal skills in order to enhance their interaction with students, colleagues, parents and the wider community. This comprehensive programme culminates with a graded, practical teaching component which allows individuals the opportunity to utilize the numerous skills, strategies and theories learned.

Code Course Credit Hours
EDU 105 Educational Psychology 3 CR
EDU 110 Foundations of Education 3 CR
EDU 115 School and Society 3 CR
EDU 125 Curriculum Development and Instruction 3 CR
EDU 210 Classroom Management 3 CR
EDU 215 Measurement and Evaluation 3 CR
ENG 106 Speech Communication 3 CR
ENG 107 Elements of Literature 3 CR
Other Elective Courses (as approved by the adviser) 9 CR minimum
Code Courses Credit Hours
EDU 105 Educational Psychology 3 CR
EDU 110 Foundations of Education 3 CR
EDU 115 School and Society 3 CR
EDU 125 Curriculum Development and Instruction 3 CR
EDU 127 Teaching Elementary Mathematics I 2 CR
EDU 128 Teaching Elementary Social Studies I 2 CR
EDU 129 Teaching Elementary Science I 2 CR
EDU 135 Teaching Elementary Language Arts I 2 CR
EDU 140 Health and Family Life Education 3 CR
EDU 150 Educational Technology 3 CR
EDU 210 Classroom Management 3 CR
EDU 215 Measurement and Evaluation 3 CR
EDU 220 Research Methods in Education 3 CR
EDU 225 Student Teaching 4 CR
EDU 227 Teaching Elementary Mathematics II 3 CR
EDU 228 Teaching Elementary Social Studies II 3 CR
EDU 229 Teaching Elementary Science II 3 CR
EDU 235 Teaching Elementary Language Arts II 3 CR

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