Tutoring and teaching experiences in an intermediate school setting (grades 4-8). Placements made according to participant's interest and needs. Participation on a predetermined schedule plus scheduled orientation and debriefing sessions.
The course will connect Zesbaugh Scholars to one another, facilitate thoughtful reflection on schooling, teaching and education, and support scholars throughout the year.
Student learning goals
1. Understand and commit to completing Zesbaugh Scholars Program expectations.
2. Understand current issues and trends impacting education.
3. Engage in thoughtful reflection on their contribution to the teaching profession.
4. Present scholarly research and project.
General method of instruction
The course is a seminar and will include small and large group instruction and interaction.
Students must be of junior or senior standing within the university.
Class assignments and grading
Grading is Pass/Fail The assignments are TBD.
Grades will be determined by classsroom participation, completion of assignments, presentation of scholarly research or project, and adherence to Zesbaugh Scholars requirments.