Student teaching provides teacher candidates a supervised learning experience in real school setting. The student teacher is able to practice the application of professional knowledge and skills, develop a personal style of teaching, and demonstrate teaching ability under the direct supervision of school and university supervisors.
EDC 485 and 486/487 is a required course for all Physical Education and Health majors.
EDC 485 & EDC 486/487: Seminar in Teaching & Student Teaching in Elementary/Secondary Physical Education
- Overall cumulative QPA of 2.5 or higher
- Major QPA of 2.7 or higher
- Senior Standing
- Completion of all KIN coursework prior to student teaching
- PLT passing score of 167 or higher
- PE Content test passing score of 154 or higher
- Must be admitted to the teacher education program or have permission of the department chairperson
- Under selected and approved critic teachers, students participate in classroom teaching and other school activities
- EDC 485: 3 Credit seminar
- EDC 486 (elementary)/487 (secondary) 6 credits, Graded
- Application must be submitted to the KIN Office no later than Oct. 1 or Feb. 1 of the semester prior to the student teaching semester
- Not for graduate credit in education