Technology Education Courses

Listed below are brief descriptions of the technology education courses offered by the William H. Darr College of Agriculture. Please note that graduate courses are numbered 600 and above.

Technology Education (AGT) courses

  • AGT 416 Principles of Teaching Industrial Education

    Prerequisite: EDC 150 and SEC 302 and 60 hours; and admitted to teacher education program or teacher certification.

    Instructional methods of attaining the objectives of technology education and vocational industrial technical education; design of individualized instruction and classroom and laboratory management; techniques of problem solving and applied critical thinking/decision-making; construction of tests; student evaluation; and use of visual aids. Credited only on BSEd (Secondary). A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take AGT 493 or AGT 494. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 420 Technology Education for the Classroom

    Prerequisite: AGT 416 or concurrent enrollment; EDC 150 and SEC 302; and 60 hours; and admitted to Teacher Education Program or teacher certification.

    Techniques, constructional activities, instructional materials and critical thinking/problem solving activities used in teaching technology education in elementary and secondary schools. Credited only on BSEd (Secondary). A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take AGT 493 or AGT 494. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 493 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Technology)

    Prerequisite: completion of all method courses in Technology; a grade of "C" or better in all professional education courses; current pre-professional liability insurance; and approval for student teaching; and concurrent enrollment in AGT 494.

    Student observes then teaches industrial technology classes under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 494 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Technology)

    Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in AGT 493.

    Student observes then teaches under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. The course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 499 Clinical Experiences in Teaching II

    Prerequisite: EDC 199; and admitted to Teacher Education Program; and grades of "C" or better in all professional education courses; and completion of portfolio checkpoints 1 and 2; and current pre-professional liability insurance; and program approval.

    This course is designed to meet HB 1711 for student's experience as a Teacher's Aide or Assistant Rule (Rule 5 CSR 80-805.040), to that of conventional student teachers within the same program. It is also designed to support completion of additional clinical requirements within that program including: seminars and workshops, required meetings, school related activities appropriate to the assignment, demonstrated mastery of the MoSPE standards and completion and overall assessment of a Professional Preparation Portfolio. This course is credited only on BSEd or appropriate master's level certification programs. Can only receive credit for one of the following: AGE 499, AGT 499, ART 469, COM 493, ECE 499, ELE 499, ENG 434, FCS 498, HST 499, KIN 498, MCL 491, MID 499, MTH 496, MUS 499, SCI 499, SEC 499, SPE 499, THE 493. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 521 Selection and Organization of Industrial Education

    Prerequisite: AGT 416 or concurrent enrollment; and AGT 420 or concurrent enrollment.

    Selection and arrangement of units to teach; preparation of informational and job assignments; selection, purchase and arrangement of laboratory equipment; dispensing of supplies and keeping of adequate records. Course typically taken in same semester as AGT 416 and AGT 420. Identical with AGV 521. Cannot receive credit for both AGT 521 and AGV 521. May be taught concurrently with AGT 621. Cannot receive credit for both AGT 621 and AGT 521.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 621 Selection and Organization of Industrial Education

    Prerequisite: AGT 416 or concurrent enrollment; and AGT 420 or concurrent enrollment.

    Selection and arrangement of units to teach; preparation of informational and job assignments; selection, purchase and arrangement of laboratory equipment; dispensing of supplies and keeping of adequate records. Course typically taught in same semester as AGT 416 and AGT 420. Identical with AGV 621. Cannot receive credit for both AGT 621 and AGV 621. May be taught concurrently with AGT 521. Cannot receive credit for both AGT 521 and AGT 621.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings