ES 691: Practicum, BIO Teaching

Synonym:

59038 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

James Karlan

Credits:

6

Seats:

16

Semester:

Spring 2009

Meeting Schedule:

TBA (TBA)

Description:

Competency Areas: Cert – Required of and restricted to Biology certification students.
Six credits of Teaching Practicum are required for biology certification students. A total of 8 Practicum credits is required for the MS degree.

The Student Teaching Practicum provides an in-classroom opportunity for applying learned skills in teaching biology or general science. The seminar will cover the various issues that concern the teacher including classroom management; teaching style and presentation; discipline; relationships with supervisors, principals, and parents; and dealing with specific classroom challenges. Students will be expected to discuss their experiences in the classroom. Note: Practicum Seminar credited as part of Practicum.