Jun 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

EDUC 4150 Senior Teachng Internship


The internship is a 16 week teaching experience in a field placement. It is designed to apply learning about professional knowledge, humanistic practices and reflective thinking to classroom situations on a full-time basis for one semester. Students are observed a minimum of eight times by a University supervisor who regularly reviews student journals including lesson plans, reflective writing, and other documents. In conjunction with the field experience, students attend a weekly seminar that meets for the entire semester and has three primary goals: 1) discussion and reflection of current issues and students’ teaching experiences, while brainstorming solutions to classroom problems 2)creation of a Professional Portfolio (an E-Portfolio - Live Text) which includes lesson plans, evaluations, philosophy of education, teaching artifacts linked to New Jersey Standards, and other documents. Students write reflective statements related to the standards 3) career development skills and documents are developed including preparation of a resume and cover letter, interviewing skills, credentials filed, etc. the seminar instructor provides feedback on each portfolio and assists students in developing appropriate materials. Students will be charged an additional Student Teaching Fee when enrolling in this course.
Credits: 12.0