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ED*E299*24
Exploring Teaching in Elementary Schools
Louanne Jacobs and Kelly Russell
Prerequisites:
None
Open To:
First-Years, Sophomores, Juniors
Grading System:
Letter
Max. Enrollment:
Open
Meeting Time: M Tu W Th F 8:00am-3:00pm in local schools
The field experience for this project will take place in two educational environments: a public school classroom and a
special education setting in the greater Birmingham metro area. As the student works as a teacher’s aide, he or
she will closely observe and interact with the teachers and children in the learning environment. Total field
placement time required is approximately 35 hours per week. In addition, there will be a weekly seminar focusing
on classroom management and other aspects of teaching. Evaluation will be based on the cooperating teacher’s
assessment of the teacher candidate’s performance in an educational setting, attendance, observation reflections
and other journal assignments, selected readings, and participation in weekly seminars. Students must attend the
scheduled orientation meeting in November and the meeting on the first day of Exploration Term in order to be
prepared for the in-school assignment.
ED*E299*25
Exploratory Teaching in Secondary Schools
Louanne Jacobs
Prerequisites: None
Open To:
First-Years, Sophomores, Juniors
Grading System: Option
Max. Enrollment: 20
Meeting Time: M Tu W Th F 8:00am-3:00pm in local schools
This project is designed for students who wish to explore their interest and skills in teaching high school or middle
school. The project will meet daily in a public school classroom where students will observe and assist the
classroom teacher in appropriate ways. Evaluation will be based on the cooperating teacher’s assessment of
performance, weekly assignments, attendance, selected readings and participation in seminars. Total time required
in 35 hours per week.
NOTE: Students must attend two scheduled meetings before Exploration Term for orientation and assignments.
ED*E499*26
Internship in Collaborative Teaching
Kelly Russell and Amelia Spencer
Prerequisites: Admission to TEP
Open To: Seniors admitted to Internship
Grading System: Letter
Max. Enrollment:
Open
Meeting Time: M Tu W Th F 8:00am-3:00pm
The senior project in collaborative education involves full-time assignment to a resource classroom for four weeks,
under the joint supervision of a certified teacher and a college supervisor. Interns design, plan, and implement
coordinated learning experiences for children with special needs. They attend weekly seminars, engage in