Internship Seminar Course

Course Description

This course provides additional synchronous and asynchronous support and mentoring for interns specific to their classroom teaching experiences and needs. The course emphasizes the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs) for Education Specialists. During the three-month seminar, candidates submit evidence of their knowledge and skills in each TPE area as part of a portfolio requirement completed and approved by the instructor.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the knowledge and skills described within CTC Domain B: Assessing Student Learning to include the following: TPE 2. Monitoring student learning during instruction; TPE 3. Interpretation and use of assessments
  • demonstrate 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
  • demonstrate the knowledge and skills described within Domain E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Learning Environments to include: TPE 10. Instructional time and TPE 11. Social Environment.


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We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 150,000 alumni worldwide.

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Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

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Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

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Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

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Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

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As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

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