Undergraduate Course Catalog 2004-2005

COURSE: 05-480 Elementary Student Teaching (9)
This course is designed for students planning to be certified elementary teachers in Illinois. This course provides daily experience over a 15-week period in an elementary or middle school setting. Progress in developing teaching skills is carefully observed and supervised by the cooperating classroom teacher and the University supervisor and is evaluated through various performance assessments. The experience and related seminars focus on communication and collaboration, developing a quality learning environment, developing effective instruction and assessments and professional reflection and development. This course fulfills the Advanced Writing requirement. Attendance at student teaching seminars is required. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Illinois Content Area Test; 2.75 GPA; Admission to student teaching. Offered: Every semester.