Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Education—Secondary

 

Note: Student teaching courses (EDSC 412, 414, 415, 417, 419, 420, 421, 428, 429, 435) may not be repeated without the permission of the director of the Office of Field Experiences, as well as the chairs of the student's major department and of Teacher Education.

 

EDSC 412    Student Teaching, TESOL, All Levels 12

Prereq.:  ENG 496; admission to the Professional Program and permission of the Director of the Office of Field Experiences. Full semester of student teaching in TESOL, K-12. One half of the semester is spent at the elementary school level, and one half at the secondary school level. On demand.


EDSC 414    Preliminary Student Teaching (Technology Education)   6

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program in Teacher Education and permission of the Director of the Office of Field Experiences. In accordance with the public school schedule, Technology Education students spend approximately an eight-week period in the first semester of the senior year in a public middle school. The Technology Education major demonstrates his or her ability to organize and conduct school learning activities and to work effectively with adolescent youth in a program of technology education. Emphasis on Connecticut teaching competencies in both classroom and laboratory situations.

 

EDSC 415    Student Teaching (Technology Education)   6

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program in Teacher Education and permission of the Director of the Office of Field Experiences. In accordance with the public school schedule, Technology Education students spend approximately an eight-week period in the first semester of the senior year in a public senior high school. The Technology Education major demonstrates his or her ability to organize and conduct school learning activities and to work effectively with adolescent youth in a program of technology education. Emphasis on Connecticut teaching competencies in both classroom and laboratory situations.

 

EDSC 417    Student Teaching (Elementary P.E.)  6

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program in Teacher Education and permission of the Director of the Office of Field Experiences. An eight-week period of the senior year is spent in a physical education department of a public elementary school where the student demonstrates the ability to conduct activity classes and to work effectively with children.


EDSC 419    Student Teaching (Secondary School P.E.)  6

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program in Teacher Education and permission of the Director of the Office of Field Experiences. An eight-week period of the senior year is spent in a physical education department of a public secondary school where the student demonstrates his or her ability to conduct activity classes and to work effectively with youth.


EDSC 420    Student Teaching - Elementary Music Education   4.5

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program for Teacher Education and permission of the Director of the Office of Field Experiences. Eight-week period in the last semester spent in a music education department of a public elementary school where the student demonstrates the ability to conduct learning activities in music and to work effectively with children.


EDSC 421    Student Teaching - Secondary Music Education    4.5

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program for Teacher Education and permission of the Director of the Office of Field Experiences. Eight-week period in the last semester spent in a music education department of a public secondary school where the student demonstrates the ability to conduct learning activities in music and to work effectively with youth.


EDSC 425    Principles of Secondary Education   3

Prereq.: EDTE 314, or EDTE 316 or EDTE 317; admission to the Professional Program in Teacher Education. General methods of instruction including curriculum planning, assessment, clasroom management and the responsibilities of the teacher with a focus on the 7-12 classroom. Thirty hours of content area major field experience is required for teacher candidates. Sciences, English, Mathematics, Modern Languages, and Business Education.


EDSC 428    Student Teaching - Elementary Art   5

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program of Teacher Education and permission of Director of the Office of Field Experiences. Eight-week student teaching where student demonstrates ability to conduct learning activities and to work effectively with pupils and teachers in an elementary program of art education.  


EDSC 429    Student Teaching - Secondary Art    5

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program of Teacher Education and permission of Director of the Office of Field Experiences. Eight-week student teaching where student demonstrates ability to conduct learning activities and to work effectively with pupils and teachers in a secondary program of art education.  

 

EDSC 435    Secondary Education Student Teaching      3 TO 9

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program in Teacher Education and permission of the Director of the Office of Field Experiences. Experiences in classrooms of public secondary schools where the student demonstrates the ability to conduct secondary school learning activities and to work effectively with adolescent youth.

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