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Early Field Experience
EARLY FIELD EX
CLASS CODE: ELED 220 CREDITS:  4
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: TEACHER EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course will be the pre-service teacher's first teaching exposure in the elementary classroom. Lesson planning, management, strategies, and assessment will be taught and implemented.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Teaching Methods:
Presentations
Readings
Direct Instruction
Cooperative Learning
Lecture
Inquiry
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Understand and use a variety of instructional strategies to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
2. Plan and prepare instruction based on knowledge of subject matter, students, and curriculum goals.
3. Demonstrate a commitment to professional standards and continually engage in purposeful mastery of the art and science of teaching.
4. Understand how students differ in their approaches to learning and creates learning opportunities that are adapted to students with diverse needs.
5. Interact in a professional manner with peers, cooperating teachers, principals, parents to support the students' learning and well-being.
REQUIREMENTS: Assessments:
Observed Lessons
Lesson Plans
Presentations
Reflections
Exit Interview
Continuance Recommendation
Cooperating Teacher Evaluation

PREREQUISITES: Complete ED 200 with C- or better.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2003