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Field Services

FS 199 Special Individual Studies (1-3)
Terms and hours to be arranged. Individual projects, practicum on special studies in a limited area of interest, under the guidance of a designated staff member. Note: All students must attend an orientation meeting prior to registration to set up placement in a school for this practicum. Information on the time and place will be posted in the Education Building and Academic Advising Office approximately two weeks prior to registration.

 

FS 303 September Experience (1-3)
One to three week pre-student teaching program required of all education students, who will select or be assigned to a school in the weeks prior to its opening in the fall. A one-day seminar will be held at or near the conclusion of this experience. Note: All students must attend an orientation meeting prior to registration to set up placement in a school for this practicum. Information on the time and place will be posted in the Education Building and Academic Advising Office approximately two weeks prior to registration.

 

FS 358 Winter Experience (1)
A practicum experience providing an opportunity for students to spend a week in a school during the winter holiday. Students participate in the school and community activities. Note: All students must attend an orientation meeting prior to registration to set up placement in a school for this practicum. Information on the time and place will be posted in the Education Building and Academic Advising Office approximately two weeks prior to registration.

 

FS 399 Special Studies (1-3)
Designed for an individual or group in a special interest area under the instruction and guidance of a designated staff member. This course may also be used for a field experience placement. Note: All students must attend an orientation meeting prior to registration to set up placement in a school for this practicum. Information on the time and place will be posted in the Education Building and Academic Advising Office approximately two weeks prior to registration.

 

FS 402 Early Student Teaching (2)
Orientation to student teaching and an extension of the total experience.

 

FS 406 Special Individual Studies (1-6)
Terms and hours to be arranged. Designed for individual or special studies in a limited area of interest, under the guidance of a designated staff member.

 

FS 409/509 Practicum (1-3)
Terms and hours to be arranged.

 

FS 600 Assessment and Differentiated Instruction (3)
Examines the key issues and concepts in using classroom assessment to help teachers differentiate instruction and the curriculum. Course topics include reliability and validity of norm-referenced and criterion-referenced assessments, achievement testing, curriculum-based assessment, curriculum-based measurement and issues surrounding the assessment of students with special needs.

 

FS 601 APD/CTL Seminar (3)
A fifteen week campus and field based course designed for candidates who plan to advance from an Initial Teaching License to a Continuing Teaching License. Candidates will be guided through the process of documenting that they have met the advanced proficiencies required by TSPC to move from an Initial to a Continuing Teaching License (CTL). Upon successful completion of this course and the Master’s Degree, candidates will be recommended by WOU to the Teachers Standards and Practices Commission for a Continuing Teaching License. Prerequisites: FS 600; and successful completion of the M.S. in Ed; Continuing License Education Core (18 credits); successful completion of at least 15 credits within content area; completed a minimum of three years full-time classroom teaching (P-12) and is currently hired; and admission to graduate candidacy OR admission to graduate study; completion of Initial Teaching License requirements; completed a minimum of three years full-time classroom teaching (P-12) and is currently hired; and holding a master’s degree.

 

FS 606 Special Individual Studies (1-15)
Terms and hours to be arranged. Individual surveys, evaluative studies and special studies in a limited area of interest, under the guidance of a designated staff member.

 

 

 

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