This course is the first of a two-part series for preservice teachers. It offers a reflective study of classroom practice through seventy-five (75) hours of observation in secondary schools and teaching activities under the guidance of cooperating teachers and education team members in an actual classroom setting.
This course includes opportunities to structure lessons for diverse student populations with whole group and small group lessons. This course is required for certification. Credit cannot be earned for EDUC 421 and EDUC 521.
Dr. Radigan spent more than 20 years teaching high school English, debate, speech, drama and ESL in Texas, and also served as an elementary school principal for five years. For the past ten years, Dr. Radigan has had joint appointments at Rice University and the University of Houston. She has been a lecturer in the Teacher Education Department at Rice University and the facilitator for the online Cultural Studies Program at the University of Houston. She has also served as an evaluator for the Even Start Programs in Houston ISD, Fort Bend ISD and Angleton, and has worked as a researcher with the Center for Education at Rice University.
Term: Fall 2017
Start Date: Aug. 21, 2017
End Date: Dec. 01, 2017
Schedule: 6-8:59 p.m.
Location: Rice campus
Fee: Rice Tuition
Note: This course is part of the Education Department. To learn more and apply for one of the programs offered, visit http://education.rice.edu/.