EDUC 4240 Clinical Practice II:Early Childhood
This clinical internship course provides teacher candidates with the opportunity to connect theory to practice through observing, teaching and reflecting upon their teaching within a P-12 school setting and is a more intensive continuation of Clinical Practice I. Mentored by the clinical educator and clinical supervisor, teacher candidates continue to work within a P-12 classroom setting that is appropriate for his/her certification five days per week to practice and demonstrate proficiency in the effective cycle of teaching and expectations of professional practice. Teacher candidates are observed and provided feedback on planning, implementing, assessing and reflecting on their teaching by a clinical supervisor a minimum of every other week or eight times. Through practicing the cycle of effective teaching candidates conduct selected learning segments for formal submission of edTPA. This clinical internship requires the teacher candidate to attend their clinical placement a minimum of seven (7) hours per day, five (5) days per week for the length of a full semester.
This course fulfills UCC Area 5: Civic Engagement
Students will be charged an additional Student Teaching fee and edTPA Testing Fee. Prerequisite(s): CIED 3140 and EDUC 4200
Passing all appropriate PRAXIS Subject Assessments for certification area(s) sought Co-requisite(s): CIED 3240