Jul 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 460 - Observation and Student Teaching for Middle and High School (12 semester hours)

Semester Hours: 12
An opportunity for students to teach classes under the observation and supervision of a University faculty supervisor and cooperating teacher from an area school. Students must teach in both major and minor areas or in both double-major areas to qualify for a teaching license in all areas where they have completed Lakeland curriculum requirements. Student teaching is a full-day, full-semester experience (approximately 18 weeks of student teaching) which follows the semester calendar of the cooperating school. The classroom teaching experience is supplemented by required seminar sessions addressing the development of the professional portfolio.

Pre-requisites: Two semesters prior to registering for student teaching, a student must have a cumulative overall GPA of 3.0, have been accepted into the Education Program, and have received consent of the Director of the Center for Teacher Excellence. Completion of EDU 371 - Teaching Techniques for Elementary through Secondary , completion of the Early Adolescence through Adolescence level Professional Sequence, completion of academic major and minor areas, a passing score on the relevant Praxis II content test(s), and completion of the application process for student teaching must be accomplished prior to the student teacher semester. Must be taken concurrently with EDU 470 .

Offered: Fall and Spring.

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