Technology Education Courses
Department of Technology
The courses listed below consist of the recommended courses for students pursuing the B.S. degree in Industrial Technology that will lead to teaching Technology Education at the Middle School or High School level. With the permission of the Department of Technology Undergraduate Advisor (Dr. Don Maurizio), these courses may be substituted in the Management Block of the degree requirements. Please make an advisement appointment (323-343-4550) to see Dr. Maurizio.
Tech 300 A&B (2-2) Winter Quarter.
Foundations of Industrial and Technology Education.
This course will serve as the foundational introduction to Industrial and Technology Education. The course will cover broad spectrum of issues designed to encourage and facilitate students’ entry into the teaching profession.
Tech 454 (3) Fall Quarter. Technology
Education in the Secondary School.
This course will provide students with a comprehensive background necessary to design and implement a Technology Education program consonant with current and future trends in secondary education.
Tech 454 (3) Winter Quarter. Technology
Education in the Middle Grades.
This course will provide students with a comprehensive background necessary to design and implement a Technology Education program consonant with current and future trends in the middle grades. Special emphasis will focus on Explorations in Technology Education and learner centered instruction. Innovative instructional practices unique to Technology Education will be emphasized.
Tech 454 (3) Spring Quarter. Instructional and Laboratory Materials Development
for Technology Education.
This course will provide students with the requisite knowledge and authentic practices required to plan, design, and implement contemporary Technology Education instructional materials and high technology laboratory facilities.
Tech 454 (4) Fall Quarter. Organization and Management of Industrial and Technology Education Facilities.
This course will provide students with the requisite knowledge and authentic practice for organizing and managing Industrial and Technology Education laboratories and classrooms at all grade levels.
Tech 498 (1-4) All Quarters. Advanced
Technology Education Co-operative Work Experience.
Authentic practice in Industrial and Technology Education. Students will be assigned to local exemplary Industrial and Technology Education sites. Students will observe and participate in instructional activities under the direction of certificated instructor. (2 or 3 unit course)
EDSE 421I (3) Spring Quarter. Teaching
Methods for Industrial and Technology Education.
This course focuses on the critical issues of pedagogy unique to Industrial and Technology Education. Methods of instructional planning, design, and innovative delivery methods are emphasized. (Required for credential)
· All students are also required to
complete a Automated Manufacturing course. This course is currently
offered as a Tech 484 (4).