EDU 420 Content Pedagogy Seminar
During the period on campus prior to the beginning of student teaching, and continuing through the semester, the student teacher will continue his study of pedagogy by examining themes shared across content areas such as classroom management models, legal and ethical issues of the profession, and examination and exploration of the professional associations. Candidates will also examine professional journals and sites, as well as further their abilities to make sensible use of technology in their content instruction. In this seminar the student teacher will start developing instructional plans for his student teaching, and as well, receive support from faculty and cooperating teachers to further develop the inquiry defined in the previous education courses. Some field experience hours in the student teaching classroom required. One half course credit, with student teaching, fall or spring semester (Fall for Ninth Semester Option students only).
Prerequisites: all previous courses in teacher education.