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Jennifer S. Pease

Associate Professor
Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Curry School of Education
Office location and address
Bavaro 234F
417 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2008
M.Ed., Harvard University, 1998
B.A., University of Virginia, 1995
Biography

Jennifer S. Pease, Ph.D., M.Ed. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education. Prior to teaching at UVa, she was an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at James Madison University. She holds a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Curry and a master's degree in Learning and Teaching from Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Prior to beginning her doctoral work at Curry, she was a middle and high school teacher for ten years. A teacher education generalist, she currently works with preservice and inservice teachers to promote the development and implementation of high quality instruction across a range of settings. Her teaching and research interests include classroom-based assessments, fostering students' responsibility for their own learning, and exploring the role of non-cognitive skills in students' academic growth.

EDIS 3882: Promoting College Readiness (Practicum)
Credits: 1
Field-based experience tutoring adolescent students enrolled in AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) programs in local schools. To participate in this field experience, in addition to the class meeting time, students will need to plan to allow for an additional 2-3 hour block of time between 9am-3pm on Tues, Wed, or Thurs to fulfill practicum requirement.
EDIS 5020: Foundations of Learning and Teaching
Credits: 3
We study instructional design, planning and delivery, assessments, and professional behavior for pre-service teachers in a secondary field. Planning standards-based lessons, shifting to a professional perspective of learning, and the ways to gather, analyze, and use data to measure academic progress, guide instructional content and delivery, and provide timely feedback are covered. Pre-requisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program
EDIS 5030: Designing Effective Learning Experiences and Environments
Credits: 3
This class focuses on instruction, classroom management, behavioral management, and personalized curriculum techniques for establishing positive learning environments in secondary classrooms. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program; EDIS 5020.
EDIS 5872: Seminar: Teaching Internship: English Education
Credits: 3
Designed to accompany the teaching internship (i.e., student teaching). Focuses on special issues and concerns that grow out of that experience, including classroom management, parent-teacher conferences, and school-community relations. Seminar sections are aligned with specific program/endorsement areas and meet the guidelines for approved licensure programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
EDIS 5873: Seminar: Teaching Internship - Foreign Language
Credits: 3
Designed to accompany the teaching internship (i.e., student teaching). Focuses on special issues and concerns that grow out of that experience, including classroom management, parent-teacher conferences, and school-community relations. Seminar sections are aligned with specific program/endorsement areas and meet the guidelines for approved licensure programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
EDIS 5875: Seminar: Teaching Internship - Science Education
Credits: 3
Designed to accompany the teaching internship (i.e., student teaching). Focuses on special issues and concerns that grow out of that experience, including classroom management, parent-teacher conferences, and school-community relations. Seminar sections are aligned with specific program/endorsement areas and meet the guidelines for approved licensure programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
EDIS 5876: Seminar: Teaching Internship - Social Studies Education
Credits: 3
Designed to accompany the teaching internship (i.e., student teaching). Focuses on special issues and concerns that grow out of that experience, including classroom management, parent-teacher conferences, and school-community relations. Seminar sections are aligned with specific program/endorsement areas and meet the guidelines for approved licensure programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
EDIS 5883: Teaching Internship: Foreign Language Education
Credits: 6–12
A required student teaching internship for pre-service teachers, this full-semester experience is supervised by clinical instructors from the public schools and university supervisors. Course sections are aligned with specific program/endorsement areas and meet the guidelines for the approved licensure program in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program
EDIS 6991: Professional Field Project
Credits: 2
EDIS 6991 serves as the framing course for the completion of the Curry Teaching Performance Assessment (CTPA), the culminating capstone project for the Secondary One-Year PGMT program. Additionally, EDIS 6991 explores the process of searching for and obtaining a job as a middle and/or high school teacher as well as issues of professional engagement in these settings.
EDIS 8970: Field Study
Credits: 3–6
In this student-driven, field-based course, students perform work at a school, district, or other educational setting to investigate and address a specific question, challenge, need, or interest of the partner organization. Students make informed analyses of the educational issues and present findings.
EDIS 8982: Practicum: Curriculum & Instruction
Credits: 1–12
Practicum: Curriculum & Instruction
EDIS 9740: Internship in College Teaching or Supervision
Credits: 1–6
Opportunities for experienced doctoral students to teach courses or partial courses at the University, or to supervise student teachers under the guidance of a faculty member.
EDIS 9991: Ed.D. Research
Credits: 1–12
Ed.D. Research conducted under the guidance of dissertation/capstone committee. 12 hours required for graduation. Permission of Instructor required.
EDIS 9993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Under close guidance of a faculty member, students work on an area of particular interest that cannot be met by a regularly scheduled course. A plan of study should be signed by the faculty sponsor and filed in the student's permanent file in the Office of Student Affairs. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.