Metropolitan State University

EDU 495 : Student Teaching in the Urban Elementary School K-6

A. Course Description
Credits: 8
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
 
Required culminating clinical field experience with children and a cooperating classroom teacher in an urban elementary grades (K-6) classroom for urban teacher candidates seeking elementary education licensure. Placement is for a minimum of twelve full-time weeks based on teacher candidate's Individualized Student Teaching Plan that is developed with and approved by the teacher candidate's advisor and the Field Experience Coordinator the semester prior to student teaching. Weekly reflections, periodic seminars with other student teachers, and the development of a standards-based e-folio are also required.
B. Course Effective Dates: 05/05/2008 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Student Teaching is required by Minnesota Board of Teaching.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Community Engagement
Fee: $275 for required edTPA submission. Note: Application and approval are required to student teach. Placements are made by arrangement with UTP Field Experience Coordinator in urban classrooms and are typically Monday through Friday for 12 full-time weeks during the school day.