The following textbooks will be used for this course:
Each student will address and resolve concerns related to sexuality education and the promotion of sexual health in a caring, professional, and competent manner.
Each student will demonstrate a mastery of the content knowledge necessary to teach sexuality education in professional settings.
Each student will be familiar with the rules and regulations for sexuality education in Utah's public schools.
Each student will demonstrate an understanding of sexuality education research related to a specific area of their intended professional service.
Each student will demonstrate an understanding of sexuality education information related to a specific area of their intended professional service.
There are two proctored exams for this course. They are not comprehensive. To study for the exams, review your computer-graded assignments, know the information in the review questions, look over and review the main sections of the text, and review the terms and homework assignments in the text.
Grades will be based on the following:
|Lesson quizzes, Briefcase Study Assignment||40%||460 points (20 each)|
|Knowledge and skill expectation assignments, Webquest Assignment||26%||300 points (25 each)|
|2 Reflection Papers||3%||40 points (20 points each)|
|Unit Map||2%||30 points
|Unit Assessment Plan||1%||10 points|
|Lesson Plan Portfolio||10%||120 points|
|Midcourse Exam||9%||100 points|
|Fina Exam||9%||100 points|
|E (fail)||59 and lower|
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In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Brigham Young University prohibits unlawful sex discrimination against any participant in its education programs or activities. The university also prohibits sexual harassment—including sexual violence—committed by or against students, university employees, and visitors to campus. As outlined in university policy, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking are considered forms of "Sexual Misconduct" prohibited by the university.
University policy requires all university employees in a teaching, managerial, or supervisory role to report all incidents of Sexual Misconduct that come to their attention in any way, including but not limited to face-to-face conversations, a written class assignment or paper, class discussion, email, text, or social media post. Incidents of Sexual Misconduct should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (801) 422-8692. Reports may also be submitted through EthicsPoint at https://titleix.byu.edu/report or 1-888-238-1062 (24-hours a day).
BYU offers confidential resources for those affected by Sexual Misconduct, including the university’s Victim Advocate, as well as a number of non-confidential resources and services that may be helpful. Additional information about Title IX, the university’s Sexual Misconduct Policy, reporting requirements, and resources can be found at http://titleix.byu.edu or by contacting the university’s Title IX Coordinator.
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