Corequisite: MCED 4502. Part of final semester, Professional Practicum II. Presentations by Education faculty and practitioners in the field concerning such topics as legal issues affecting educational practice; family constellations; adolescent misbehavior; behavior analysis; discipline involving logical and natural consequences in place of rewards and punishments; and encouragement. Students create a professional portfolio, and submit a senior exit project utilizing interactive technology. Students learn how to prepare for job interviews; what to expect the first teaching year; how to maintain a professional portfolio to demonstrate growth; how to reflect on personal development; and what is involved in meeting the Arkansas Teacher Licensure Standards. Four credit hours.
- Course credit hours: 4