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COURSE NUMBER: EDUC225
COURSE TITLE:Internship in Education
DIVISION:Liberal Arts
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:180
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:
DELIVERY MODE:

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Work experience in a school or educational agency under supervision of both the college and the school/agency, practing the principles, skills, and techniques developed in previous courses. (200 hours observation required.) Criminal background check required.

PREREQUISITES:
Consent of instructor. Placement into ENG121. Must be taken concurrently with EDUC226.

NOTES:
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
* To become a planner and contributor of ideas to the classroom team
* To demonstrate an understanding of the school curriculum
* To be knowledgeable about the basic aspects of school law
* To relate positively to students, parents, and staff
* To display judgemental maturity in handling unique problem situations
* To put all educational knowledge into active participation
* To develope the ability to follow plans set forth by the classroom instructor
* To understand the need to contribute to the best of one’s ability
* To clearly keep a record (journal) of all experiences in the classroom and furthermore to evaluate both self and peers in response to interactions with students and other adults
* To develope and exhibit professional attitudes and judgement

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
This class will concern itself with concepts, philosophies, principles, and policies of the classroom.

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
No special textbook, but selected readings will be assigned where they contribute to the student's growth.

EVALUATION:
Reflective journal entries of classroom events, observations, of model teaching techniques, student intern feelings, and concerns, self-evaluations as a basis of comparisons with the supervising and college teachers’ evaluations (every other week with final grade given at the end of the eight week period), and the development of a professional portfolio will all be taken into consideration when determining the final grade.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 113. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2009

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