EMAT 507-011 MAT INTERNSHIP I Two full-time, eight-week clinical experiences providing opportunities to actualize the latest educational research and theory into practice, including but not exclusive to observation, mini-teaching, macro-teaching, whole group lessons and action research. Conducted under the direct supervision of a clinical supervisor (experienced public school teacher) with guidance and support from the university supervisor. Prerequisites: EMAT 501, 503, 505, 506, 512, 515 and required methods course. Three hours per week each.
EMAT 527-091 SCIENCE & READ IN SEC SCH I Analysis of secondary school science teaching methods, materials and existing programs. Curricula and materials for the middle school and senior high school levels investigated by the students in biology, chemistry, earth science and general science, physical science and physics. Prerequisite: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Three hours per week.
SCED 374-001 SCIENCE & READING METHODS I Analysis of middle and high school science teaching methods, materials and programs. Emphasis on instruction in biology, chemistry, earth science and physics. In-depth study of literacy needs of diverse student populations including instructional and assessment strategies in reading and writing. Required classroom visitations and field experiences for students as necessary to complete assignments. Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Teacher Education Program. Corequisite: EDUC 318 or 319. Three hours lecture and three hours field experience per week. (spring semester only)
SCED 426-016 INTERN IN MID/HIGH SCHOOL ED Engages pre-service teachers in planning, teaching, assessment and collaboration in order to support and enhance student learning and well-being. Prerequisite: Admission to internship. Corequisite: SCED 433. Two, eight-week, full-time, supervised clinical experiences under the direction of the mentor teacher and University supervisor. One placement each in middle and high school. (P/F, IP)
SCED 433-151 REFL & INQU IN TEACH PRACT Forum for discussion of issues pertinent to current practices, trends and issues in the middle and high school during the internship. Prerequisite: Admission to internship. Corequisites: SCED 426 and SCED 428. Three hours per week for ten weeks. (spring semester only)
SCED 465-353 ESOL INTERNSHIP SEMINAR Forum for discussing issues and problems pertinent to current ESL practices encountered during the student teaching internship. Colloquium for developing strategies to resolve these problems and address classroom management concerns. Prerequisites: Completion of all coursework in the BA-ESOL sequence prior to the internship, admission to Professional Teacher Education Program, and compliance with student teaching criteria. Co-requisites: SCED 462 and 463. Three hours per week.
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