The student assisting in Education 211 and 221 is based upon the instruction given by the K-12 classroom teacher and college instructor to whom students are assigned. These assisting experiences are meant to provide exploratory activities for students to develop an interest in and commitment to teaching.
Clinical Field Experience
- Individual students are assigned to serve as student assistant approximately five hours per week (70 hours/semester) to the classroom teacher for tutoring, leading small group activities, and whole group instruction.
- Student teaches video taped lessons and is evaluated by faculty members and cooperating teachers.
- Promotes observation of and participation in common experiences in classroom activities.
- Aids student in deciding if he/she wishes to enter the teaching profession.
- Students are assigned to a classroom corresponding to their major.
- Experience is designed to aid students in relating the knowledge developed through the seminar to the classroom experience.
- Each student is required to complete two multicultural activities.
- Activities relate to cultural diversity in race, ethnicity, religion, class, gender, sexual orientation, and equity.
- Two additional cultural activities focusing on the Doane school community is required.