ESE 4588 Clinical II

This course is the second in a series of two semester-long culminating field experience designed to fully immerse the candidate in an intensive and extensive experience with an assigned cooperating teacher in a P-5 inclusive/general education classroom setting. Candidates will apply pedagogical content knowledge grounded in research-based best practices in the design, implementation, and evaluation of instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners. The most critical component of this placement is the hands-on learning opportunity that occurs over the course of the semester in which the teacher candidate will be engaged in: curriculum design; determining and adapting appropriate methods to classroom instruction; fostering critical thinking skills; meeting district and state standards; the use of technology in enhancing student learning. Candidates will also attend seminars on related topics throughout the semester and attain instruction with the infusion of diversity, equity, and inclusive principles. This course is aligned with state and national standards. The use of technology is required.

9 Credit Hours



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Cross Listed Courses

ECSE 4588


Formal acceptance into the Bachelor of Science in Elementary/Special Education and pass program checkpoints