Hours Required120 credit hours
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Participate in five practicum field experiences in a variety of classroom settings and grade levels.
Become an educational leader prepared to work with diverse learners, schools and communities.
Receive professional mentoring from content area experts who will help you transform your passion into teaching expertise.
Observe and analyze STEM instructional practices in Finnish and Estonian classrooms or take an in-depth look at the educational system in Costa Rica during faculty-led global experiences.
Interact with peers who have similar interests and develop your professional network by joining one of the many active student organizations on campus such as the UNL Aspiring Educators, Student Council for Exceptional Children or Future Teachers of Color.
The Arts in the Elementary School Curriculum (TEAC 305)
Exploration and experiences with the arts. Learn about supporting ways to include and promote the arts within the curriculum of the elementary school.
Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School (TEAC 308)
Cover the scope, content and organization of the mathematics curriculum, development, use and sources of instructional materials and teaching procedures.
Multicultural Education (TEAC 330)
Learn about minority group cultures, the existence of subcultures within mainstream society, women in the social setting and their relationship to the American education process.
Fundamentals of Child Development for Education (EDPS 250)
Explore human development concepts and principles of cognitive and social/emotional development through early adolescence. Understand biosocial forces affecting children’s behavior and development related to education.
Learning in the Classroom (EDPS 362)
Research-based practice in human cognition, theories of motivation, classroom management and classroom-based assessment supporting teaching and learning within diverse elementary settings.
Reading and Writing Disabilities: Elementary Students + Practicum (SPED 415 and 415A)
Learn to assess and teach early literacy skills in small groups and 1-to-1. Apply classroom learning by tutoring children at the Schmoker Reading Center.
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