The culminating field-based experience for all programs leading to teacher certification. It is a continuous, full-time (5 days per week) experience of 8-15 credits during which, after a period of structured observation, students gradually assume responsibility for a full range of teaching activities encountered in a school situation, thereby demonstrating the appropriate professional skills and attitudes essential for successful teaching. The Internship in Teaching is conducted under the supervisory guidance of a Mentor Teacher and a University Supervisor. Required seminars complement the experience. Falls and Springs. Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA; minimum 2.70 cumulative GPA for English/Teacher Certification students; completion of all other program requirements for certification by the beginning of the Internships semester; permission of the Coordinator of Internships.
*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.