Mar 30, 2023  
2021-22 Catalog 
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EDUC 306 - Practicum III

1 Credits

The third practicum complements the third quarter in the BASTE program. As students explore assessment for learning, reading methods, and science methods, the practicum placement gives students an opportunity to connect this material with field observations. The three BAS Teaching practicum courses will incorporate opportunities for students to reflect on the practicum experiences, including the implications for supporting English language learners.


Pre-requisite(s) ENGL& 101 min. 2.0
Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS - EDUC

Quarters Typically Offered
Spring Day

Designed to Serve BAS Teaching students.
Active Date 20200330T21:14:54

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Worksite 30
Total Contact Hours 30
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
Teacher presence

  • Ability to command attention 

  • Use effective strategies to engage students attention

  • Relational credibility with students

  • Potential to lead

  • Initiates appropriate interactions with individual students

  • Display with-it-ness


Importance of relationships with school colleagues, families, and educational partners

  • After-school activities

  • Knowledge of schools and communities

  • Community cultural wealth

  • School personnel and community resources


Verbal and Nonverbal communication techniques that foster active inquiry, collaboration and supportive interactions in the classroom

  • Modeling effective verbal/nonverbal communication skills

  • Understanding cultural, gender, intellectual and physical ability differences in classroom communication

  • Supporting and expanding learner expression in speaking, writing, and listening


Different approaches to learning and creating instructional opportunities for diverse learners

  • Identify students’ prior learning preferences, strengths, and needs

  • Individualized instruction

  • Connect instruction to students’ prior learning experiences, families, cultures, and communities. 

  • Design learning opportunities that take into account students’ stages of language acquisition and the academic language demands of lesson targets


Support the intellectual, social, and personal development of all students

  • Knowledge of child development

  • Student responsibility 

  • Knowledge of students; individual development, sills, knowledge, and language proficiency

  • Theories of learning


Learning beyond the classroom

  • Knowledge of subject matter in the area of certification

  • Present subject matter in multiple ways

  • Use students’ prior knowledge when identifying earning objectives and choosing instructional strategies

  • Engage students in methods of inquiry

  • Interdisciplinary learning


Variety of instructional states to support students’ development of critical thinking, problem-solving, and performance skills

  • Teaching strategies, materials, and technology for multiple instructional purposes to meet student needs

  • Active learning that promotes the development of critical thinking,problem-solving, and performance capabilities


Curriculum development based upon student needs, district and state performance standards

  • Principles of effective instruction

  • Evaluation of plans and student work relevant to long and short term goals


Reflective Practitioner

  • Self-assessment and problem-posing strategies for reflecting on practice

  • Resources for professional development

  • Professional ethics



  • Motivation strategies

  • Behavior management strategies/techniques

  • Time management for effective classroom instruction



  • Informal/formal assessment to enhance, monitor, and evaluate student learning

  • Metacognition-self assessment activities to help learners identify learning targets, learning behaviors, progress toward learning and setting personal goals for learning

  •  Maintaining useful records of student work

  • Communicate student progress to students, parents, guardians,m and other colleagues

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate professional dispositions

Demonstrate ability to integrate knowledge and skills developed through field experiences with the content of the program’s coursework through seminars in core

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