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Undergraduate Catalog | 2006-2008
College of Liberal Arts
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UTeach-Liberal Arts

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

UTL | UTeach-Liberal Arts

Lower-Division Courses

101. Introduction to the Teaching Profession. Internship in an elementary school under the supervision of a mentor teacher. Course readings and a weekly seminar complement the field experience. Seminar topics include basic classroom management, lesson design, assessment, technology, diversity, and special student populations. One class hour a week for one semester; ten hours of fieldwork a semester are also required. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Consent of the UTeach adviser in the College of Liberal Arts.

202. Introduction to Teaching in the Middle School. Internship in a middle school under the supervision of a mentor teacher. Course readings and a weekly seminar complement the field experience. Seminar topics include classroom management, lesson design, assessment, technology, diversity, special student populations, conferencing techniques, and school organization. Two class hours a week for one semester; at least twenty hours of fieldwork a semester are also required. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: UTeach-Liberal Arts 101 and consent of the UTeach adviser in the College of Liberal Arts.

303E. Teaching English in the High School. Internship with a high school English teacher. Course readings and a weekly seminar complement the field experience. Seminar topics include state and national standards, curriculum design and implementation, the role of technology in education, and teaching strategies with a special focus on innovative strategies for teaching literature and writing. Three class hours a week for one semester; at least thirty hours of fieldwork a semester is required. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. UTeach-Liberal Arts 303 and 303E may not both be counted. Prerequisite: UTeach-Liberal Arts 101; 202 with a grade of at least B; and consent of the UTeach adviser in the College of Liberal Arts.

303L. Teaching Languages Other Than English in High School. Internship in a high school under the supervision of a mentor teacher. Course readings and a weekly seminar complement the field experience. Seminar topics include standards, teaching for proficiency, curriculum design and implementation, horizontal and vertical teaming, teaching strategies for the languages other than English classroom, use of technology, legal issues and professional development. Three lecture hours a week for one semester; at least thirty hours of fieldwork a semester is required. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. UTeach-Liberal Arts 303 and 303L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: UTeach-Liberal Arts 101; 202 with a grade of at least B; and consent of the UTeach adviser in the College of Liberal Arts.

303S. Teaching Social Studies in the High School. Internship in a high school under the supervision of a mentor teacher. Course readings and a weekly seminar complement the field experience. Seminar topics include social studies topics, standards, curriculum design and implementation. Teaching strategies, technology, and vertical and horizontal teaming in social studies. Three class hours a week for one semester; at least thirty hours of fieldwork a semester is required. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. UTeach-Liberal Arts 303 and 303S may not both be counted. Prerequisite: UTeach-Liberal Arts 101; 202 with a grade of at least B; and consent of the UTeach adviser in the College of Liberal Arts.

304. Middle School Teaching for Postbaccalaureate Certification. Designed for college graduates seeking teacher certification. Students observe and teach in a middle school under the supervision of a mentor teacher, and participate in a weekly seminar. Seminar topics may include classroom management, lesson design, assessment, technology, diversity, special student populations, conference techniques, and professional development. Three lecture hours and two hours of fieldwork a week for one semester. May not be counted toward any degree. Prerequisite: Consent of the UTeach adviser in the College of Liberal Arts.

Upper-Division Course

320. Topics in Teaching the Liberal Arts. Introduction to various topics related to middle grades, secondary, and all-level teaching certification. Topics may include history, social studies, English language arts, and languages other than English. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of the UTeach adviser in the College of Liberal Arts.

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