2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 27, 2019  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

All Grade Education


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The student who desires to earn an all school settings major must complete the pattern outlined below which leads toward a baccalaureate degree and an Initial Practitioner License. This qualifies the holder to teach in any public school in Indiana at all school settings and developmental levels in the subject matter field for which the license is endorsed.

Approved Licensure Areas at Indiana State University:


There are five school settings for licensure:

  1. Early Childhood
  2. Elementary: Primary
  3. Elementary: Intermediate
  4. Middle School/Junior High
  5. High School

The foillowing are available at Indiana State University as All-Grade Teaching Licenses:

School Settings
  1 2 3 4 5
Instructional Licenses:          
  English as a New Language   X X X X
  Fine Arts:          
     Visual Arts   X X X X
     Vocal and General Music   X X X X
     Instrumental and General Music   X X X X
     Theater Arts   X X X X
  Physical Education   X X X X

General Education (47 credits):


See description of General Education. Note that students on a teaching curriculum must complete Educational Psychology 202, which may apply to General Education.

Multicultural Education:


All students on teaching curricula must complete an approved multicultural education course. The approved course in teacher education is listed below (General Education category is noted as well).

Professional Education (32-33 credits):


A grade of C or better is required in each course as well as a minimum grade point average of 2.5 in all course work applicable to this area.

Required Courses:


Educational Psychology 202—3 hrs; Elementary Education 225—3 hrs. prior to 350; Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 301—3 hrs.; blocked with 302—3 hrs.; 350—3 hrs.; 401—11 hrs.; 402—1 hr. or, Music 495—11 hrs. and Music 496—1 hr. (for music majors only); major methods 2-3 hrs. (Please refer to the department/content major for specific methods courses); one of Special Education 226—3 hrs., Music 418—2 hrs. (for music majors only), Physical Education 497—3 hrs. (for physical education majors only).

The following courses are to be completed in sequential semesters:


Educational Psychology 202; Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 301 blocked with Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 302; Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 401 and Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 402 or approved equivalent. Students must complete the courses in each semester with a C or better before enrolling in courses in the next semester. Admission to Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) I is needed prior to registration in Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 301 and Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 302; admission to BCP II is needed prior to registration in Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 401. Major methods courses are taken as required or recommended by the major department, but must be completed prior to Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 401 or Music 495. Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 350 and Special Education 226, Music 418, or Physical Education 497 are completed as required or recommended by the major department.

Teaching Area:


The student must select at least one of the following programs. Detailed descriptions of each program will be found in the departmental section of this Catalog. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required for all course work applicable to each major, minor, or area of licensure.

Music Education (College of Arts and Sciences)
Physical Education (College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services)
Visual Arts (College of Arts and Sciences)

For more information about licensure, students should consult their advisor or Education Student Services—237-3131.

Progression:


The progression through the teacher education program is as follows:

Admission to Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) I:


  • Application to program
  • PRAXIS I at or above cutoff score
  • Limited criminal history check completed and approved
  • 2.5 grade point average
  • “C” or better in core courses
  • “C” or better in Educational Pscyhology 202

Admission to Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) II:


  • Satisfactory recommendation from clinical faculty
  • Satisfactory recommendation from course instructor(s)
  • Satisfactory recommendation from content methods instructor(s)
  • Grades of C and higher in all professional education courses attempted
  • Completed application for student teaching
  • Grade point average equal to 2.5 or better
  • Any special requirements for student teaching originating in the content major satisfied
  • Recommendation of content department
  • “C” or better in Special Education 226 or equivalent
  • “C” or better in Educational Psychology 341

Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) III Candidacy (Prior to graduation and licensure):


  • “S” in student teaching
  • “B” or better in Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 402 or content major equivalent
  • Application for graduation

Procedures and Requirements for Supervised Student Teaching:


  1. Each teaching candidate completes a professional semester of student teaching in accredited schools under the supervision of teachers who meet the qualifications for student teacher supervision. No other course work is permitted during the supervised student teaching.

The following requirements must be met prior to enrollment in supervised teaching:

  1. Admission to the Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) II.
  2. Completion of a minimum of 20 semester hours of work in residence at Indiana State University.
  3. An overall minimum grade point average of 2.5.
  4. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 in each teaching content area as well as the overall major.
  5. Satisfactory completion of the Professional Education sequence with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 for these classes and a grade of C or higher in each class. Professional classes may be repeated only once. (See Teaching Curricula section for Middle School/Junior High and Senior High Schools and All School Settings.)
  6. Senior or graduate status.
  7. Submission of an application for student teaching in the fall at least two semesters preceding the student teaching experience.
  1. Students will make a commitment to assume student teaching as a full-time role. While assigned to supervised teaching, students will not enroll in additional course work including correspondence courses, nor plan for any employment or assume any other obligations which would interfere with all-day supervised teaching.
  2. The student should assume no obligation that interferes with his or her leaving the campus to live in the community that provides the most appropriate supervised teaching assignment.
  3. Students who have not completed at least 40 hours of work at Indiana State University prior to the semester in which they will do supervised teaching are required to pay $20 per hour of supervised teaching in addition to their registration fees.

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