Metropolitan State University

EDU 475 : Student Teaching in the Urban Infant-Toddler Classroom

A. Course Description
Prerequisites: EDU 321 Urban Infant-Toddler Curriculum and Practicum and completion of at least 60 credits required for the degree/licensure program, and admission to student teaching.  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
Supervised student teaching with children ages 0-3 within an urban child care center for teacher candidates seeking early childhood licensure (Birth-Grade 3). Placement is for a minimum of three full-time weeks (2 credits) in combination with other student teaching placements to a maximum of fifteen full-time weeks (9 credits) in a single placement depending on the teacher candidate's Individualized Student Teaching Plan that is developed with and approved by the teacher candidate's advisor and the Field Experience Coordinator. Weekly reflections, periodic seminars with other student teachers, and the development of a standards-based portfolio are also required. ** Note: this is a variable credit course with credit range of 2 - 9.
B. Course Effective Dates: 01/09/2006 - 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
Note: Application and approval are required to student teach. Placements are made by arrangement with UTP Director of Field Experiences in urban classrooms and are typically Monday through Friday during the school day. A total of 15 weeks (9 credits) is required for completion of the ECE licensure programs.
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