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Student Teaching: Elementary Education
STUDENT TEACH
CLASS CODE: ELED 490 CREDITS:  12
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: TEACHER EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Student Teaching is the culminating experience, the capstone of the academic and professional training of a pre-service teacher. A sixteen week practicum is completed in the public school classroom in a primary (grades K-3) and an intermediate (grades 4-7) placement. Pre-service teachers demonstrate their skill as they apply all they have learned about the principles and art of teaching.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Teaching Methods:
Practicum Opportunities
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Plan meaningful learning experiences that promote student achievement and active engagement in learning.
2. Understand the subject matter to be taught and create learning experiences that make the subject matter meaningful to students.
3. Use a variety of instructional strategies to promote student achievement and active engagement in learning.
4. Use a variety of formal and informal assessments to evaluate learning and teaching.
5. Display beliefs, values, and behaviors that guide the ethical dimensions of professional practice.
6. Defend teaching practice.
REQUIREMENTS: Assessments:
Formative Evaluations
Summative Evaluations
Observations
Supervisor Observation
Exit Interview
Letters of recommendation from cooperating teacher and supervisor.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: April 2002