EDC 665 EDC 665. Classroom Interactions and Project Based Instruction. 6 Hours.
Restricted to students admitted to the UTeach Natural Sciences post-baccalaureate program. Students are assigned to a mentor teacher classroom where they might continue as apprentice teachers the next semester. Students will be observing or teaching in the classroom at least 3 hours a week, in addition to the 6 contact hours per week. Students prepare, implement and analyze results of inquiry- and project-based lessons, focusing on student thinking and participation, and meeting the needs of students with reading and writing difficulties, those learning in a second language, and those with behavioral and psychological issues. Six lecture hours a week for one semester, with three additional fieldwork hours to be arranged. Curriculum and Instruction 665 and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education 695 may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Curriculum and Instruction 365C or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education 385.