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Professional Semester III (PS III) Special Focus Internship

Professional Semester III
(PS III)

Education 4573

Special Focus Internship (Series)
Credit hours: 15.0
Contact hours per week: 0-0-35
Students may complete a special focus internship in one of the areas listed below.
Prerequisite(s):
Professional Semester II
Grading: Pass/Fail
 

Special Focus

Career and Technology Studies (CTS) - Trades

An integrated five-course equivalent semester consisting of two components: a half-time teaching internship in a school placement with emphasis on the teaching of the CTS strands (Trades); and engagement in professional study under the direction of a faculty mentor, including reflective practice, exploration, and discussion of selected topics and professional portfolio development. Students are assigned to schools full time.

 
Additional Prerequisite(s):
Education 3700 - CTS Trades, in a strand related to the practicum placement

Career Education

An integrated five-course equivalent semester consisting of two components: a half-time teaching internship in a school placement with emphasis on the teaching of Career Education; and engagement in professional study under the direction of a faculty mentor, including reflective practice, exploration and discussion of selected topics and professional portfolio development. Students are assigned to schools full time.

 
Additional Prerequisite(s):
An Education course in career education

International Education

An integrated five-course equivalent semester consisting of two components: a half-time teaching internship in an international setting: and engagement in professional study under the direction of a faculty mentor, including reflective practice, exploration and discussion of selected topics and professional portfolio development. Students are assigned to schools full time.

 
Additional Prerequisite(s):
One of Education 4310 - Comparative Studies of Education in Developed and Third World Nations, Education 4311 - World Issues and Problems in Education, Education 4783 - Culturally Different Students, or Education 4920 - Study Tour

Native Education (Fall)

An integrated five-course equivalent semester consisting of two components: a half-time teaching internship in a Native setting; and engagement in professional study under the direction of a faculty mentor, including reflective practice, exploration and discussion of selected topics and professional portfolio development. Students are assigned to schools full time.

 
Additional Prerequisite(s):
One methods course in Native Education
 
Note:
All students who are declared Native Education majors must complete their Professional Semester III in this special focus.

Niitsitapi

An integrated five-course equivalent semester consisting of two components: a half-time teaching internship in a school and engagement in professional study under the direction of a faculty mentor including reflective practice, exploration and discussion of selected topics, and professional portfolio development. Students are assigned to schools full time.

 
Additional Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Faculty of Education in the Niitsitapi program

Specialization

Early Childhood Education (K-3) (Fall)

An integrated five-course equivalent semester consisting of two components: a half-time teaching internship in a school, grades K-3; and engagement in professional study under the direction of a faculty mentor, including reflective practice; exploration and discussion of selected topics, and professional portfolio development. Students are assigned to schools full time.

 
Additional Prerequisite(s):
Completion of the four course options for students electing to complete a specialization in Early Childhood Education
 
Note:
All students who elect to complete a specialization in Early Childhood Education must enrol in this special focus.

Special/Inclusive Education (Spring)

An integrated five-course equivalent semester consisting of two components: a half-time teaching internship in a school placement with emphasis on special/inclusive education; and engagement in professional study under the direction of a faculty mentor, including reflective practice, exploration and discussion of selected topics and professional portfolio development. Students are assigned to schools full time.

 
Additional Prerequisite(s):
Completion of the four course options for students electing to complete a specialization in Special/Inclusive Education
 
Note:
All students who elect to complete a specialization in Special/Inclusive Education, must enrol in this special focus.

Technology in Education

An integrated five-course equivalent semester consisting of two components: a half-time teaching internship in a school placement with emphasis on the use of technology in instruction; and engagement in professional study under the direction of a faculty mentor, including reflective practice, exploration and discussion of selected topics and professional portfolio development. Students are assigned to schools full time.

 
Additional Prerequisite(s):
Completion of the four course options for students electing to complete a specialization in Technology in Education
 
Note:
All students who elect to complete a specialization in Technology in Education, must enrol in this special focus.