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General Course Information for TED465D: Student Teaching IV

Course: TED465D - Student Teaching IV
Textbook: For the correct edition of the textbook assigned to a specific class, go to: http://www.nutextdirect.com

Course Prerequisite(s):
Course Description: Teacher candidates, who have successfully completed Student Teaching III, will continue to implement the state approved standards for their subject area(s) and the content performance standards for the teaching profession including assessing their readiness for daily classroom instruction. Grading is by S or U only.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Develop and implement an academic lesson design.
  • Write a reflection on developing and implementing an academic lesson design.
Specified Program Learning Outcomes:
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION WITH NEVADA ELEMENTARY LICENSURE
    • Adhere to professional standards and ethics.
    • Consider students' knowledge when designing, implementing, and assessing curriculum to promote developmentally appropriate learning outcomes for all children.
    • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the learning needs and developmental issues of students to create positive learning environments that ensures healthy human growth.
    • Demonstrate application of educational technology to meet the needs of all learners including those with special needs and linguistically and culturally diverse students; this was originally one - split into 2 for clarity and language.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of child and adolescent development in order to explain how to support growth in cognitive, social, physical and emotional domains.
    • Demonstrate understanding through use of systematic observations, documentation and other effective assessment strategies in a responsible manner to facilitate and account for learning, and to support positive growth.
    • Design, implement and evaluate standards-based lesson plans for learning and achievement in content areas.
    • Utilize different teaching strategies to accomplish the teaching and learning goals.
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ENGLISH EDUCATION WITH NEVADA SECONDARY LICENSURE
    • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the learning needs of students to create positive learning environment that ensure healthy human growth.
    • Demonstrate application of educational technology to meet the needs of all learners including those with special needs linguistically and culturally diverse students.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of adolescent development in order to explain how to support growth in cognitive, social, physical and emotional domains.
    • Demonstrate professional standards and ethics.
    • Design, implement, and evaluate standards-based lesson plans for learning and achievement in content areas.
    • Utilize different teaching strategies to accomplish the teaching and learning goals
    • Utilize systematic observations, documentation, and other effective assessment strategies in a responsible manner to facilitate and account for learning and to support positive growth.
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION WITH NEVADA SECONDARY LICENSURE
    • Create positive learning environment that ensures healthy human growth.
    • Demonstrate professional standards and ethics.
    • Design, implement, and evaluate standards-based lesson plans for learning and achievement in content areas.
    • Explain how to support growth in cognitive, social, physical and emotional domains.
    • Use educational technology to meet the needs of all learners including those with special needs linguistically and culturally diverse students
    • Utilize different teaching strategies to accomplish the teaching and learning goals.
    • Utilize systematic observations, documentation, and other effective assessment strategies in a responsible manner to facilitate and account for learning and to support positive growth.
  • Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential(California)
    • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the learning needs of students to create positive learning environment that ensure healthy human growth.
    • Demonstrate application of educational technology to meet the needs of all learners including those with special needs linguistically and culturally diverse students.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of adolescent development in order to explain how to support growth in cognitive, social, physical and emotional domains
    • Design, implement, and evaluate standards-based lesson plans for learning and achievement in content areas.
    • Utilize systematic observations, documentation, and other effective assessment strategies in a responsible manner to facilitate and account for learning and to support positive growth.

Students with Disabilities:
Students seeking special accommodations due to a disability must submit an application with supporting documentation, as explained under this subject heading in the General Catalog. Instructors are required to provide such accommodations if they receive written notification from the University.

Writing Across the Curriculum:
Students are expected to demonstrate writing skills in describing, analyzing and evaluating ideas and experiences. Written reports and research papers must follow specific standards regarding citations of an author's work within the text and references at the end of the paper. Students are encouraged to use the services of the University's Writing Center when preparing materials.

The following website provides information on APA, MLA, and other writing and citation styles that may be required for term papers and the like: http://nu.libguides.com/citations

National University Library:
National University Library supports academic rigor and student academic success by providing access to scholarly books and journals both electronically and in hard copy. Print materials may be accessed at the Library in San Diego or through document delivery for online and regional students. Librarians are available to provide training, reference assistance, and mentoring at the San Diego Library and virtually for online or regional students. Please take advantage of Library resources:

URL: http://www.nu.edu/library.

Contact the Library:

  • RefDesk@nu.edu
  • (858) 541-7900 (direct line)
  • 1-866-NU ACCESS x7900 (toll free)

Use the Library Training Tools (on the Library Homepage) for additional help

  • Recorded class presentations
  • Tutorials & Guides (APA/MLA, Peer-Review, and more)

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism is the presentation of someone else's ideas or work as one's own. Students must give credit for any information that is not either the result of original research or common knowledge. If a student borrows ideas or information from another author, he/she must acknowledge the author in the body of the text and on the reference page. Students found plagiarizing are subject to the penalties outlined in the Policies and Procedures section of the University Catalog, which may include a failing grade for the work in question or for the entire course. The following is one of many websites that provide helpful information concerning plagiarism for both students and faculty: http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/plagiarism.shtml

Ethics:
Ethical behavior in the classroom is required of every student. The course will identify ethical policies and practices relevant to course topics.

Technology:
Students are expected to be competent in using current technology appropriate for this discipline. Such technology may include word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. Use of the internet and e-mail may also be required.

Diversity:
Learning to work with and value diversity is essential in every class. Students are expected to exhibit an appreciation for multinational and gender diversity in the classroom.

Civility:
As a diverse community of learners, students must strive to work together in a setting of civility, tolerance, and respect for each other and for the instructor. Rules of classroom behavior (which apply to online as well as onsite courses) include but are not limited to the following:

  • Conflicting opinions among members of a class are to be respected and responded to in a professional manner.
  • Side conversations or other distracting behaviors are not to be engaged in during lectures, class discussions or presentations
  • There are to be no offensive comments, language, or gestures