This course is designed as an introduction to Environmental Science. It deals with an understanding of the interdisciplinary and holistic nature of the environment. Students develop knowledge and understanding of environmental issues and principles and the ability to apply these to environmental management, particularly in a Caribbean context. Students also recognize and evaluate the socio-economic, political and ethical issues in Environmental Science. Students will also develop an understanding of how natural resources and the environment affect quality of life and the quest for sustainable development in the Caribbean.
- Teacher: Serjio Magana
EDU 270 introduces students to the teaching of language and literacy to children from birth to the age of eight years. Students acquire knowledge of how young children use the skills and components of language.
- Educator: Rosali Cruz
ART 112 prepares student-teachers with theoretical and practical knowledge of Drama and Dance as two major disciplines in the Expressive Arts for the Primary School. It focuses on the understanding, appreciation and acquisition of the basic knowledge of both disciplines to allow for self expression and development of confidence. ART 112 also equips student-teachers with pedagogical skills necessary for the effective teaching and learning of primary school children in these disciplines.
Welcome to Drama and Dance!!!!
- Teacher Educator: Rosali Cruz
This course is structured so that the student can examine the History of Belize from the pre-Columbian era to present. Topics which this course covers are: pre-Columbian society, Colonialism, Forestocracy, Enslavement, Multi-Cultural Belize, and Decolonization. These topics are interwoven and their legacies are still being felt today. Emphasis is also placed on the unfounded claim of Guatemala. Besides acquiring the basic knowledge about the foundation of Belize and its development, students should acquire the skill and application in planning, organizing and execution of a research paper.
This course introduces student-teachers to basic principles of Ethics and Moral Theology and their application to contemporary issues. Through this course students, who may come from widely divergent intellectual and religious backgrounds, will be provided an opportunity for the development of systematic thinking skills, for critical reflection and mature discussions on moral questions from the point of view of Christian belief and values. Student-teachers will also develop and use basic skills for effective lesson planning and instruction.
- Teacher: Rosali Cruz