Undergraduate Course Catalog 2004-2005

COURSE: 54-483 Special Education Student Teaching (two 8-week placements in Special Education settings) (9)
This course is designed for students seeking Illinois Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS1) certification with total involvement in the participating school system. Progress in developing teaching skills is observed carefully and supervised by the cooperating teacher and University supervisor. Assignment is made at the elementary level for eight weeks and the middle/secondary level for eight weeks. Associated seminars focus on current issues in special education including vocational/transitional, adaptive equipment and professional and ethical considerations. This course meets the advanced writing requirement. Attendance at student teaching seminars is required. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Illinois Content Area Test; 2.75 GPA; Admission to student teaching. Offered: Every semester.