2021-2022 Catalog Updates

EDU 349 September Experience *

In this course, candidates complete the required number of days in a school classroom with guidance from a cooperating mentor teacher and field supervisor. Topics include essential dispositions and skills in planning for instruction, engaging students, and assessing learning. Completion of this field experience provides candidates the perspective and reflection skills needed to understand the tasks a teacher completes prior to students starting school and during the first weeks of the school year.  

Credits

1

Prerequisite

Admission to BA in Education Program

Outcomes

  1. This course will prepare students to:
  2. Develop professional habits and dispositions expected of a professional teacher
  3. Develop instructional skills to make a positive impact on student learning
  4. Plan learning for positive inclusion of all students and families
  5. Assimilate feedback from mentors and field supervisors in order to refine practice
  6. Reflect on strengths and growth areas, and plan for professional growth
  7. Refine practice through description, analysis, and reflection
  8. Apply education theories to the needs of students in the classroom context
  9. Collaborate with program peers in a professional learning community