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EDEL 311 Elementary Methods Practicum I (1-3 credits)
The first in a sequence of clinical and field experience courses. Students participate in field experiences and then reflect on what they have observed and learned. Students will spend approximately 15 hours observing in the public schools. [S/U]

Prerequisite: Must be taking EDU 250.

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EDEL 313 Elementary Methods Practicum II (1-3 credits)
The second in a sequence of clinical and field experiences. Students will spend approximately 25 hours observing in the public schools. The portfolio and admission process is explained. May be taken two different semesters. [S/U]

Prerequisite: Must be taking EDUC 323.

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EDEL 315 Elementary Methods Practicum III (1-3 credits)
The third in a sequence of clinical field experiences. Students will spend 30 to 60 hours observing and teaching in public schools. [S/U]

Prerequisite: Must be admitted into the Teacher Education Program and be taking EDEL 433 or EDEL 443 or EDEL 453 or EDRL 437 or EDRL 442 or EDRL 443.

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EDEL 331 Teaching Elementary School Art (3 credits)
Art education in the elementary schools. Meets state licensing requirements.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ENG 102 and MATH 120 and EDU 250.

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EDEL 433 Teaching Elementary School Mathematics (3 credits)
Course prepares prospective elementary teachers in the area of mathematics education. Students in this course will explore cognitive theories of development, methods, materials, and content of mathematics in the elementary grades. Curriculum changes that have taken place and current research in the area of mathematics education will be explored.

Prerequisite: Must have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program and be taking EDEL315.

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EDEL 443 Teaching Elementary School Science (3 credits)
Course provides pre-service teachers with the theory, research, and best classroom practice related to science education. Students will be introduced to some of the materials, methods, and reasons for helping elementary children understand, perform, and appreciate science. Students will analyze the behavior of model teachers in elementary school classrooms and apply their acquired knowledge and skills by teaching elementary age students.

Prerequisite: Must be admitted into the Teacher Education Program and have completed BIOL 190 and EDU 214 and be taking EDEL 315.

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EDEL 453 Teaching Elementary School Social Studies (3 credits)
Course focuses on integrating a number of subject areas into the curriculum. Explores the scope and sequences of understandings, attitudes, and skills taught in elementary social studies programs. Examines various methodologies used. A variety of teaching strategies will be explained and demonstrated for work with a diverse array of students in society.

Prerequisite: Must have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program and be taking EDEL315.

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EDEL 483 Elementary Supervised Teaching Internship (1-16 credits)
A semester teaching experience approved by the Teacher Education Committee. Each student will have a placement for 16 weeks. Policies and procedures are detailed in the Student Teaching Handbook. (Formerly EDU 406, Student Teaching Internship)

Prerequisite: Must be admitted into the Teacher Education Program and be taking EDEL 491. Instructor consent required.

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EDEL 491 Elementary Education Capstone Seminar (1-3 credits)
Addresses ethical, professional, and substantive issues in the teaching profession. This course forms the bridge between theory and practice where teaching skills can be analyzed, discussed, and refined: and professional competency can be assessed and achieved through professional collaboration and reflective practice.

Prerequisite: Must be admitted into the Teaching Internship program and be enrolled in EDEL 483 or EDSP 495. Instructor consent required.

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