OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate a synthesis of professional standards in practice in professional communities.
Candidates are provided an intensive full-semester experience in licensure appropriate levels that integrates practice across disciplines and addresses all aspects of professional practice; to provide intentional experience applying tier one and tier two experiences and theoretical learning with the focus of P-12 learning in the classroom; to provide opportunities for student assessment based on holistic application; to support a transition from role of student to that of reflective practitioner with related professional responsibilities including attention to diversity in community and classroom contexts.
Courses with field experience at this tier: EDUC 360, EDUC 361, EDUC 362, EDUC 363
Supportive academic course at this tier: EDUC 390
OBJECTIVE: To provide candidates with immersion in discipline-specific professional practice at appropriate licensure levels.
Candidates are provided with the following opportunities: focused observation and analysis of diverse student needs; collaborative planning, implementation, assessment and reflection guided by instruction, research, and by professional and content standards; application of technology and teaching and assessment opportunities.
Courses with field experience at this tier: EDUC 313,EDUC 315, EDUC 318, EDUC 319, EDUC 321, EDUC 322, EDUC 325, EDUC 333, EDUC 334, EDUC 335, EDUC 340, EDUC 341, EDUC 347, EDUC 354, EDUC 355/English, EDUC 355/Math, EDUC 355/Social Studies, EDUC 355/World Language, EDUC 355/Natural Science, EDUC 354, EDUC 356, EDUC 358
Supportive academic course at this tier: EDUC 150, EDUC 151, EDUC 216
OBJECTIVE: For prospective candidates to have immediate practical experiences - some with at-risk students - and interact in professional communities in a variety of settings to develop frameworks for clinical integration with P-12 student focus and to discern their commitment to this professional program.
This includes reflection on standards based learning outcomes. All experiences provide scaffolding for Tier II and/or Tier III practicums.
1C. Late: This level of the tier provides informational and resource support as candidates prepare for student teaching. Course: EDUC 359.
1B. Mid: This level of the tier provides a sustained guided classroom experience including a full week experience in a diverse urban setting with structured reflection on diversity model theories and intercultural competence as seen in practice.
Courses with field experience at this level of tier one: EDUC 203, EDUC 212, EDUC 213, EDUC 215, EDUC 310.
1A. Early: This level provides experience in two settings, including one with at-risk populations to see if direct service with school age youth might be a fitting choice for prospective candidates.
Courses with field experience at this level of tier one: EDUC 111
Supporting academic courses at this tier: EDUC 109, EDUC 150, EDUC 150
Samples of Related Activities by Tier
Tier III: Capstone - Student teaching.
Tier II: Pedagogy/methods
Tier I: Foundations
1.C Late-foundations (first tier)
1. B Mid-foundations (first tier)
1. A Early foundations (first tier)
Data/Field Placement Data/ Tier levels flow chart attachment