Teacher Education

Academic Internship

Academic Internship
A full-year classroom teaching internship in the public schools in lieu of El Ed 400, student teaching.
 Hours8.0 - 12.0 Credit, Arr Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesPrior application; requires a total GPA of 3.00, at least a C grade in all major and minor courses; FBI fingerprint background clearance.
 NoteNOTE: See Education Student Services for application dates. NOTE: An APPROVED Internship Application is required before adding. 
 ProgramsContaining EL ED 496R
Course Outcomes: 

El Ed 496R Course Outcomes

Participating in the Public School Setting

The intern will:

  • reflect with the intent to improve practice.
  • establish and maintain an effective learning environment.
  • effectively manage children in all facets of a school setting.
  • be a full-time teacher for one school year.
  • apply knowledge from various content courses as they relate to teaching in an elementary classroom.
  • apply knowledge of various pedagogical methods for planning, teaching, and assessing and when they are most appropriate.
  • consistently engage collaboratively with colleagues and parents.
  • demonstrate high levels of professionalism during their internship.
  • create a Teacher Work Sample that measures their skills in using contextual factors, planning, assessment, lesson design, interpretation of student performance, and reflection.