Directed Research under supervision of faculty member.
This course addresses the English language learner, writing instruction, and children's literature; literature-writing connections are emphasized. Students learn to identify language demands across elementary school subjects and tasks so they can design demand-matched instruction for all prek-6 students as they listen, speak, read, and write throughout the school day. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Elementary Program. Prerequisite: MT or PGMT elementary education
Designed to teach elementary pre-service teachers fundamental social studies concepts of United States history, Virginia Studies, civics, geography, and economics appropriate for meeting the Virginia Standards of Learning in grades PreK-6. The course also focuses on the planning, instruction, and assessment of social studies curriculum.
This seminar supports elementary teachers enrolled in the state-approved teacher education program. Designed to accompany the elementary clinical experience, this seminar provides opportunities for candidates to discuss and reflect on experiences in the clinical placement.
Semester-long intensive clinical experience designed to develop skills in fostering relationships with students, colleagues, and peers; observing and reflecting on teaching and learning; and designing and implementing individual, small group, and whole group instruction. Designed to support elementary teachers enrolled in the state-approved teacher education program.
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.
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
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.
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.
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisites: Advisor Permission Required
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.