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SCTC 4485. Integrating STEM Practice in Diverse Teaching Environments. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is typically offered in Fall, Spring, Summer I and Summer II.

This course will combine lecture instruction with significant field work. Students in the class will develop evidence-based lessons based on best practices literature. They will apply the best practice of scientists and engineers in multiple teaching venues and in classrooms with students of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Students will develop, implement and assess lessons that are discipline specific but integrated with other curricular themes. These lessons will incorporate technology, use of electronic/virtual lessons, real world problem solving and the design process. Students will develop these lessons with faculty mentors from their discipline in collaboration with master teachers in the TUteach program. Four unique lessons will be created. Students will practice the lesson and create a video of each lesson prior to delivery. These lessons will be reviewed prior to implementation in the school setting. Feedback will allow for modification of the lesson. Students will serve as peer reviewers for these lessons as well.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
SCES 2189|Minimum Grade of C|May be taken concurrently
OR SCTC 2385|Minimum Grade of C|May be taken concurrently
OR SCTC 3385|Minimum Grade of C|May be taken concurrently.