Early & Middle Grades Educ. (MGP)

College of Education and Social Work

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MGP 520. Professional Dimensions of Teaching: Middle Grades. 3 Credits.

An introduction to the teaching profession within the context of the contemporary 4-8 classroom. 30 hours supervised fieldwork required. Field clearances required.
Pre / Co requisites: MGP 520 requires prerequisite: field clearances and PREREQ or CO REQ of EDP 501.
Typically offered in Fall.

MGP 535. Teaching Social Studies Grades 4-8. 3 Credits.

A study of social studies teaching and student learning in grades 4 -8, focusing on related curricula, instruction and assessment. National, state and local standards are utilized as frameworks to explore the context, purpose, content, interdisciplinary nature of the social studies.
Pre / Co requisites: MGP 535 requires prerequisite of MGP 520.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

MGP 550. Developmental Field Experience in Inclusive Classrooms. 3 Credits.

Developmental field experience in inclusive classrooms. Field clearances required.
Pre / Co requisites: MGP 550 requires COREQ: MGP 551; PREREQ: Formal Admission to Teacher Education.
Typically offered in Spring.

MGP 551. Student Teaching. 3-6 Credits.

A 12 week, full time field experience. The student teacher assumes increasing responsibility in the classroom, as demonstrated by effective methods for planning, delivering, and reflecting on instruction. Weekly seminars are required. Field clearances required.
Pre / Co requisites: MGP 551 requires COREQ: MGP 550; PREREQ: Formal Admission to Teacher Education, field clearances, all coursework and PRAXIS testing.
Typically offered in Spring.

MGP 552. Student Teaching. 3-6 Credits.

A 12 week, full time field experience. The student teacher assumes increasing responsibility in the classroom, as demonstrated by effective methods for planning, delivering, and reflecting on instruction. Weekly seminars are required. Field clearances required.
Pre / Co requisites: MGP 552 requires COREQ MGP 550; PREREQ: Formal Admission to Teacher Education, field clearances, all coursework and PRAXIS testing.
Typically offered in Spring.

MGP 590. Independent Study. 1-3 Credits.

Enrollment by permission; number of credits determined by graduate coordinator.
Repeatable for Credit.
Cross listed courses EDE 590, EGP 590, MGP 590.