Nov 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

EDU 4102 - Methods and Materials in Comprehensive Science (3)


Prerequisites: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills, and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary, and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5. Corequisites: EDU 4200  Student Teaching. This course, completed concurrently with EDU 4202 , is designed to provide students with a general knowledge of methods organization, selection of materials, and effective teaching procedures in the sciences (biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics). This course provides a survey of current issues in teaching science, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews.


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