Teaching at the secondary level for an entire semester with one quarter in a middle school and the other in a high school. Capstone experience typically completed in the final semester. Prerequisites: admission to the teacher education program, admission to student teaching. For initial licensure candidates, passing Praxis II score.

Teaching at the elementary and middle school levels. Capstone experience typically completed in the final semester. Prerequisites: admission to the teacher education program, admission to student teaching. For initial licensure candidates, passing Praxis II score. May be repeated for credit.

Teaching at the pre-K-12 levels. Capstone experience typically completed in the final semester. Prerequisites: admission to the teacher education program, admission to student teaching. For initial licensure candidates, passing Praxis II score. May be repeated for credit.

Designed to assist student teachers in integrating theory with practice through discussion and individual conferences. Special emphasis on specific aspects of the teaching profession such as contracts, career, and life planning, professional organizations, resume preparation, interviews, legal rights and licensure. The final portfolio is completed in this course.

The Professional Portfolio is the capstone project of an education student, and is part of the Wisconsin licensure process. This course includes designing a learning segment, teaching and video recording lessons in a K-12 student teaching placement, assessment of student learning, and extensive reflection on the teaching and learning process. Prerequisite: All previous education courses must be completed. This course much be taken during student teaching.

This course provides independent reading and/or research, at the post-baccaulareate or master degree level, under the direction of a faculty member. Refer to the academic policy section for independent study policy. May be repeated for credit.

Course is directed toward the practice of teaching children art and participating meaningfully in children s interpretative practices. Art education students design and implement developmentally appropriate weekly lesson plans as they teach in the Viterbo After School Art Program which offers eight-week art classes for students ages 5-12. Studio component: development of art educational objectives through laboratory experiences.

Study the holistic development of the early adolescent; explore structure of middle level learning environments; plan, design, and assess approaches to teaching and learning, including authentic learning, management of behavior and learning environments, awareness of student services.

Emphasis on teaching strategies for language and culture. The use of instructional resources including realia, technology, building a teaching file, and the organization of classroom for instruction. it also includes curriculum development and its implementation (including Wisconsin s Model Academic Standards.)

The study of teaching and directing techniques for the senior high school. Involves general music, choral music, repertoire, voicing, curriculum design, discipline, learning styles, teaching strategies, and philosophy. Emphasis on the total year s program in perspective with performances and understanding the non-musical responsibilities of a high school teacher. The course also focuses on the development, application, and refinement of musical and interpersonal skills needed for teaching in a secondary setting. Offered every third semester.