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Secondary Education Student Teaching
STUDENT TEACH
CLASS CODE: SECED 492 CREDITS:  12
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: TEACHER EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course provides a venue for secondary pre-service education students to highlight what they have learned from the education received in their major fields of study. Students will typically spend six weeks in each of two placements. This will provide hands-on practical experience in classroom management, instructional design and delivery, and educational assessment. A weekly seminar will provide a forum where student teachers from diverse majors and disciplines will come together and focus their expertise and efforts on the common problems they are facing.
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. Create and maintain a safe and effective learning environment.
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: Restricted to secondary education majors who have completed all coursework required for graduation with a C- or better grade. This would include the educational core, major/minor/composite courses and GE requirements.
Assessments:
Formative Evaluations
Summative Evaluations
Observations
Supervisor Observation
Exit Interview
PREREQUISITES: Restricted to Secondary Education majors who are scheduled to student teach and have completed all their graduation coursework.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004