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.
- Goal Development
- Multicultural Curriculum
- Creating a Safe Environment
- Bloom's Taxonomy
- Cooperative Learning
- Current Educational Context
- Developing and understanding of classroom diversity
- Establishing a successful classroom environment
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.
- Participate in annual multicultural fair.
- Two additional cultural activities focusing on the Doane school community is required.