Clinical Practice Seminar

Course Description

Focus on three CTC Teaching Domains. Create or revise artifacts reflecting knowledge and skills in each of those Domains to be uploaded into their Professional Portfolio. The Professional Portfolio must be completed and approved by the instructor in order to successfully pass this course. Grading is S/U only. Eligible for In Progress (IP) grading.

Learning Outcomes

  • Integrate and apply the knowledge and skills described within Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible to Students to include TPE 1. Subject-specific Pedagogical Skills for Education Specialist Teaching Credentials.
  • Integrate and apply the knowledge and skills described within CTC Domain B: Assessing Student Learning to include the following TPE 2: Monitoring Student Learning During Instruction and TPE 3: Interpretation and Use of Assessments.
  • Integrate and apply the knowledge and skills described within CTC Domain C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning to include TPE 4: Making Content Accessible; TPE 5: Student Engagement; TPE 6: Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Education Specialists; TPE 7: Teaching English Learners.


  1. Email address: Update your personal information in the University System with a valid email address.
  2. Assigned readings: Complete required readings, including announcements, prior to each unit.
  3. Critical discussions: Participate in all course discussions between Mondays and Thursdays. Late responses will result in a loss of at least 10 points.
  4. Assignments due Sundays: Complete all required assignments by Sundays. Late work will not be accepted without prior arrangement with the professor.
  5. Academic ASL: Submit visually salient signed assignments in a well lit environment, and video assignments must start with the assignment title, name, date and include citations when appropriate. Each signed assignment will reflect graduate level expectations in terms of scope, depth, signing mechanics, and appearance.
  6. Academic English: Submit typed and double-spaced assignments with a one inch margin all around, and all assignments must use the most current APA writing style when appropriate. Each written work will reflect graduate level expectations in terms of scope, depth, writing mechanics, and appearance.
  7. GPA of 3.0: Maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better for all graduate work.
  8. Professional Portfolio: Submit an organized digital professional portfolio, including a final course reflection and an updated learning philosophy. Seminar credit will not be earned until all assignments are completed.



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