01:271 Field Experience A (3)

Prerequisites: 01:361/01:362/06:241 and 03:351/03:352/06:352 or permission of Instructor.

This course is an introduction to the classroom and student teaching. The process begins with structured observations and discussions with the cooperating teacher, and progresses to include opportunities to work with individual students and small groups, and be involved with the cooperating teacher in team-planning and team-teaching experiences. Students are expected to teach a minimum number of lessons, as prescribed in the Student Teaching Handbook, and are expected to demonstrate specific instructional skills.

Successors: 01:474, 06:344.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 01:271 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

01:371 Field Experience B (3)

Prerequisites: EY - 01:441, 02:458, and three additional credit hours of subject methods courses; MY - 01:441 and 02:459, and three additional credit hours of subject methods courses; SY - 01:452 and a minimum of six credit hours of subject method courses.

Cannot be held with: 01:370.

This course focuses on the practical application of instructional planning skills and curriculum knowledge. Students will begin the session by working with individual students and small groups, moving gradually to teaching a unit of instruction and experimenting with a variety of instructional methods. Students will be expected to plan and teach a minimum of one unit, in consultation with the cooperating teacher and faculty advisor, as per the Student Teaching Handbook.

Successors: 01:474, 65:475.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 01:371 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

01:474 Field Experience (3)

Prerequisites: 01:271 and 01:371. Also 6 additional credit hours in subject Methods courses.

In this second full session of practice teaching, the student will begin the session by working with individual students and small groups, moving gradually to three-quarter time teaching. The Student Teaching Handbook provides specific expectations for each student teaching session.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 01:474 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

01:475 Field Experience (3)

Prerequisites: All Education course work or permission of Director of Field Experience.

In this final full session of student teaching, the student will begin the session by working with individual students and small groups, moving gradually to full-time teaching. A minimum of two weeks of full-time teaching is recommended. The Student Teaching Handbook provides specific expectations for each student teaching session.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 01:475 in the BU Course Transfer Database.