2017-18 Academic Catalog
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Teaching Courses (TEACHING)

Courses

TEACHING 2017. Level 1 Field Experience: Exploring Teaching — 1 hr.

This course provides direct and indirect experiences with K-12 students in area schools allowing students the opportunity to observe child and adolescent development in context and to focus on the ways schools function, the roles and responsibilities of teachers, the expectations and requirements of the teaching profession, and current issues in the field. It provides for reflection, self-assessment, and informed decision-making regarding entry into the teacher education program and profession of teaching. Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite(s): 2.5 cumulative GPA. Corequisite(s): EDPSYCH 2030 (200:030). (Fall, Spring, Summer)

TEACHING 3128. Level 2 Field Experience: Teacher as a Change Agent — 1 hr.

Field experience in which students are actively involved in preparing and teaching lessons in PK-12 school settings under the close supervision of a mentor teacher and field experience coordinator. In preparing, teaching, and reflecting on their lessons and other experiences, teacher candidates are expected to apply and document their understanding of teaching and learning processes, motivation, assessment, and classroom management. Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite(s): TEACHING 2017; EDPSYCH 2030 (200:030); or equivalents. Requires admission to teacher education and 2.50 cumulative GPA. Corequisite(s): EDPSYCH 3148 (200:148); MEASRES 3150 (250:150). (Fall, Spring, Summer)

TEACHING 3129. Secondary and Special-Area Classroom Management — 1 hr.

Focus on skills needed to plan engaging instruction, manage the learning environment, foster rapport with students and plan for individual student needs, evaluate effectiveness of instruction/management, and collaborate with peers and mentors in secondary and special area classrooms. Students reflect on management implications of lessons and complete 4-6 hours of field experience focused on management. Prerequisite(s): Full admission to Teacher Education, TEACHING 2017. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): TEACHING 3128. (Fall and Spring)

TEACHING 3132 (280:132). Early Childhood Teaching — 4-12 hrs.

Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Provides the student the opportunity to experience, in depth, the full role and meaning of teaching in a school setting. Experiences include planning and organizing for instruction, developing classroom teaching competencies and skills, evaluating pupil progress, participating in extra-class activities, working with special school personnel, and utilizing school and community resources in the instructional program. Prerequisite(s): completion of Levels I and II of the Professional Education Requirements. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

TEACHING 3134 (280:134). Elementary Teaching — 4-12 hrs.

Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Provides the student the opportunity to experience, in depth, the full role and meaning of teaching in a school setting. Experiences include planning and organizing for instruction, developing classroom teaching competencies and skills, evaluating pupil progress, participating in extra-class activities, working with special school personnel, and utilizing school and community resources in the instructional program. Prerequisite(s): completion of Levels I and II of the Professional Education Requirements. (Fall and Spring)

TEACHING 3135 (280:135). Special Education Teaching — 4-12 hrs.

Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Provides the student the opportunity to experience, in depth, the full role and meaning of teaching in a school setting. Experiences include planning and organizing for instruction, developing classroom teaching competencies and skills, evaluating pupil progress, participating in extra-class activities, working with special school personnel, and utilizing school and community resources in the instructional program. Prerequisite(s): completion of Levels I and II of the Professional Education Requirements. (Fall and Spring)

TEACHING 3137 (280:137). Middle School/Junior High Teaching — 4-12 hrs.

Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Provides the student the opportunity to experience, in depth, the full role and meaning of teaching in a school setting. Experiences include planning and organizing for instruction, developing classroom teaching competencies and skills, evaluating pupil progress, participating in extra-class activities, working with special school personnel, and utilizing school and community resources in the instructional program. Prerequisite(s): completion of Levels I and II of the Professional Education Requirements. (Fall and Spring)

TEACHING 3138 (280:138). Secondary School Teaching — 4-12 hrs.

Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Provides the student the opportunity to experience, in depth, the full role and meaning of teaching in a school setting. Experiences include planning and organizing for instruction, developing classroom teaching competencies and skills, evaluating pupil progress, participating in extra-class activities, working with special school personnel, and utilizing school and community resources in the instructional program. Prerequisite(s): completion of Levels I and II of the Professional Education Requirements. (Fall and Spring)

TEACHING 3139 (280:139). Vocational/Technical Teaching — 4-12 hrs.

Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Provides the student the opportunity to experience, in depth, the full role and meaning of teaching in a school setting. Experiences include planning and organizing for instruction, developing classroom teaching competencies and skills, evaluating pupil progress, participating in extra-class activities, working with special school personnel, and utilizing school and community resources in the instructional program. Prerequisite(s): completion of Levels I and II of the Professional Education Requirements. (Fall and Spring)

TEACHING 3140 (280:140). Special Area Teaching: Art, ESL, Music, and Physical Education — 4-12 hrs.

Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Provides the student the opportunity to experience, in depth, the full role and meaning of teaching in a school setting. Experiences include planning and organizing for instruction, developing classroom teaching competencies and skills, evaluating pupil progress, participating in extra-class activities, working with special school personnel, and utilizing school and community resources in the instructional program. Prerequisite(s): completion of Levels I and II of the Professional Education Requirements. (Fall and Spring)

TEACHING 3150 (280:150). Laboratory Practice - Elementary.

For experienced teachers who have not fulfilled the student teaching requirements for elementary certification and to provide an in-depth experience. Includes practice in modern teaching procedures, construction and use of classroom instructional materials, analysis of the teaching-learning process, meeting needs of diverse learners, classroom supervision, and community relations. Special seminar arranged. Requires departmental recommendation and consent. (Variable)

TEACHING 3151 (280:151). Laboratory Practice - Secondary.

For experienced teachers who have not fulfilled the student teaching requirements for secondary certification and to provide an in-depth experience. Includes practice in modern teaching procedures, construction and use of classroom instructional materials, analysis of the teaching-learning process, meeting needs of diverse learners, classroom supervision, and community relations. Special seminar arranged. Requires departmental recommendation and consent. (Variable)

TEACHING 4170/5170 (280:170g). Human Relations: Awareness and Application — 3 hrs.

Development of awareness of various societal subgroups, recognizing and dealing with dehumanizing biases, and learning to relate effective to various groups in order to foster respect for human diversity. Emphasis on self-awareness in human relations issues and how this awareness can be translated into positive relationships with others and integrated into one's professional responsibilities. Prerequisite(s): full admission into teacher education; junior standing. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

TEACHING 4191/5191 (280:191g). Supervision of Student Teaching — 3 hrs.

Designed primarily for those presently or potentially involved in the supervision of student teachers. Includes the selection and preparation of student teachers; readiness for student teaching; principles of supervision, including the identification and analysis of good classroom procedures and desirable experiences for the student teacher in the total school program; professional responsibilities of the student teacher in the school and community; evaluation of student teachers, and the supervising teacher's role in the selection of teachers for the profession. Also includes the selection and preparation of student teaching centers, qualifications of supervising teachers, and the role of the coordinator of student teaching. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

TEACHING 6250 (280:250). Advanced Laboratory Practice — 2-12 hrs.

Student may concentrate on any aspect of the school program, such as curriculum, methods, evaluation, remedial instruction, guidance, supervision, administration, public school relations, information and communication technologies, and co-curricular activities. Requires consent of the Head of Department of Teaching. (Fall, Spring, Summer)