EDU 6942: Autumn Field Experience and Professional Issues
A field experience that requires a minimum of 20 hours of observation and assistance at the beginning of the school year. Activities include attending in-service meetings and making preparations for the first days of school. Also considers an array of professional issues, from trouble areas for new teachers to professional conduct. Emphasis given to identifying signs of abuse, youth violence, and emotional distress. Covers procedures for mandatory reporting and teaching students about prevention.