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EDUX 5520: THE LIVING CLASSROOM

Course Description

WHERE:
Buena High School
Ventura, CA
WHEN:
April 01, 2020
May 06, 2020

WEDNESDAYS: April 1 & May 6 - 4:00 TO 5:00 PM *WEDNESDAYS: April 15*, 22* & 29* This course requires 45 hours of class sessions, *online contact with instructor, outside practicum, research and active instructional learning. Flexible Schedule

EDUX 5520 (A, B, C, D).  


This course emphasizes visiting community resources and natural and historically significant locations that bring the classroom to life. Participants will tour educational sites that have genuine implications for student achievement and social understanding. These tours will have application to all study skills, portfolios and content across the curriculum. Rich resources for language arts, social science, multicultural studies, art and math will be encountered. Participants will evaluate in depth the implications of the tour for their grade level and cross section of ability levels before and after taking a tour. This course provides a wonderful opportunity to enrich the classroom experience of  all students and motivate them to read and write about the things they observe.

  • Planning a variety of study tour experiences that have genuine applications for skill and content development across the curriculum

  • Helping students to develop exciting portfolios bases on personal experiences

  • Relating social science lessons to actual historical and natural sites in the local area

  • Increasing pupil knowledge of natural history

  • Becoming aware of the many community agencies and successful businesses that will help pupils make vocational and future life decisions

  • Increasing pupil desire through a hands-on view of the need to protect our fragile environment.


Course Requirements

Information regarding the specific COURSE REQUIREMENTS will be given the first day of class.

GRADING:  Things that affect the student's grade include attendance, promptness, participation in class discussions, quality of work generated, projects completed, and quality of assignments and homework completed.  Active on-task participation is necessary to receive credit.

* Please note that the student may take up to four sections of this same course number designated A, B, C, or D.  There are four levels to this course.  These courses must be taken in sequential order (e.g., "A" must be taken before "B").  When enrolling, students are responsible for knowing the section of the course for which they are eligible. 


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