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Academic Bulletin Teacher Education - 2010-11 - 420 EDU 420

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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, classroom-based research, assessment, 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 instructional plans for his student teaching, and as well as, receive support from faculty and cooperating teachers to further develop the classroom-based inquiry introduced in the previous education courses and to construct the Senior Program Portfolio. Ten hours of field experience hours in the student teaching placement are required. One half course credit, with student teaching, fall or spring semester (fall semester for Ninth Semester Option students only, spring semester for Transition to Teach students).

Prerequisites: all previous courses in teacher education and acceptance to Student Teaching.

Credits: 1/2