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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDC 267 - Traditional Practicum

2 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 3 lab periods

Effective teaching strategies in an appropriate K-12 practicum placement with an experienced teacher. Includes classroom management, instructional strategies, lesson planning, assessment, differentiation, collaboration, and educational technologies.

Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course. May be taken two times for a maximum of four credits; if this course is repeated, see a financial aid advisor or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate. This course requires 45 hours of practicum placement in a K-12 classroom. A grade of B or better in this course is required.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify classroom management techniques. (Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) Standard 3; Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Standard 2)
  2. Describe instructional strategies. (InTASC 8, CEC 5)
  3. Explain how teachers plan instruction. (InTASC 4, 7; CEC 5)
  4. Identify classroom assessments. (InTASC 6; CEC 4)

  1. Classroom Observation & Reflection
  2. Classroom Management
    1. Classroom organization
    2. Rules and procedures
    3. Classroom culture and climate
    4. Behavior management
  3. Instructional Strategies
    1. Motivation and engagement
    2. Lesson flow
    3. Instructional grouping
  4. Lesson Planning
    1. Content standards
    2. Bloom’s Taxonomy
    3. Learning objectives
    4. Lesson structure
  5. Assessment
    1. Formative assessments
    2. Summative assessments
    3. Data-driven instruction
  6. Differentiation Strategies
  7. Collaboration in School Settings
  8. Educational Technologies
  9. Education Laws
    1. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
    2. Mandatory reporting
    3. Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), 504 Plans, and Individual Language Learner Plans (ILLPs)