EDU-4368 Classroom Strategies Practicum

3 credits

Prerequisite: EDU-TEW3; Corequisite: EDU-4630 or permission of Department Chair .

This is a field-based course. Under the guidance of a college supervisor, students work with a classroom teacher to study and practice classroom strategies. The course covers best practices for creating a professional classroom environment, instructional efficiency, activity transition, discipline and management, work routines for teachers, and problem solving. Students seeking Initial Elementary Teacher licensure must enroll for 3 credits; students will be placed in an elementary classroom for an entire semester and attend according to the school's calendar. Students may repeat the course for fewer credits. Students seeking a classroom practicum may enroll for fewer credits. Students in other endorsement areas will make arrangements with an Education Department Chair.