Course Description:EDG 4941 is an internship course designed for teacher education majors as a culminating field experience to their program of study. This is a 15-week, supervised teaching experience in a K-12 classroom. Students are not allowed to enroll in other courses while completing this internship. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the district in which the field experience takes place is required for this course. Students must complete this course with a grade of C or higher or retake the course.
Prerequisites: EDG 4940 and passing scores on all Florida teacher certification exams
Corequisite: EDG 4936 Senior Seminar
Dr. Gina McAllister
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Time to Teach – Encouragement, Empowerment and Excellence in Every Classroom, ISBN: 2818440023040
Teach-To’s 100 Behavior Lesson Plans and Essential Advice, ISBN: 2818440023057
Classroom Management Training Resource Manual, ISBN: 2818440023064
Students will be assigned two grades for this course. The cooperating teacher and the college supervisor will each assign one grade based on the following criteria as measured by the summative formal observations, FEAPs evaluations, and dispositions assessment: Instructional Design and Lesson Planning, Learning Environment, Instructional Delivery and Facilitation, Assessment, Professional Responsibility and Ethical Conduct.
See Internship Handbook for additional information.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
E – 1 Designs and plans effective instructional lessons.
E – 2 Maintains a student-centered learning environment that is safe, organized, equitable, flexible, inclusive and collaborative.
E – 3 Delivers and facilitates effective instruction.
E – 4 Analyzes and applies data from multiple assessments to diagnose learning needs and inform instruction.
E – 5 Designs purposeful professional goals for continuous improvement to strengthen instructional effectiveness and impact student learning
E – 6 Practices professional responsibility and ethical conduct and fulfills expected obligations to students, the public, and the education profession.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
Demonstrate knowledge of core concepts, including the subject area and professional education competencies.
Deliver well-planned lessons that engage students.
Use technology in planning, teaching and evaluating students.
Use a variety of instructional strategies and materials to actively engage students.
Implement a variety of assessment and feedback strategies.
Maintain a student-centered learning environment using effective classroom management strategies.
Self-evaluate for continuous professional development.
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
Field experience is the primary method of instruction. Students are expected to be attentive, participate with their assigned cooperating teachers, and are encouraged to ask questions. Lectures are used to deliver instruction for students to gain instruction to be used in their field experience placements. The lectures will come primarily from the textbook in formats that may include power point presentations, white board illustrations, videos, and web-based technologies. Field experience activities are designed to correlate with the lecture material to aid in student understanding. Homework assignments conducted in the field experiences, are required. Tasks, that vary in content from semester to semester, are also utilized to expand student knowledge and understanding of the course material.
1. Office appointments will be made to discuss progress, as needed.
2. Tutoring will be available through the Academic Center of Excellence (ACE Lab).
3. On occasion exponential learning will be made available by visiting available agencies to augment the learning process.
College-wide policies and resources
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