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Princ and Prac of Inst Asst

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 118 Princ and Prac of Inst Asst 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course covers the instructional assistant's role in the educational system. Emphasis is placed on history of education, professional responsibilities and ethics, culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse learners, communication skills with children, families, and colleagues, and understanding of evidenced-based instructional strategies. Upon completion, students should be able to identify professional responsibilities and ethical conduct in a school setting, describe effective communication strategies, and explain evidence-based instructional strategies based on formative assessment.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23689)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24556)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25336)


  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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