Dec 09, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 583 - Seminar II

Seminar to process, reflect upon, and enhance in-school experience. Focus on professional growth and development through the inquiry cycle. Seminar topics include contemporary issues affecting public education.

Prerequisites: must be accepted into the Teacher Certification MAT Program. Must have successfully completed the following courses with B- or higher: EDU 532 and EDU 572 and EDU 582 and (EDSE 502 for students enrolled in the secondary and K-12 specialization) and (EDSE 524 for students enrolled in the special education specialization).


Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe current issues in education. [Comprehension]
  • Discuss the rules and regulations that impact teaching [knowledge]
  • Identify a range of teaching strategies to meet student learning needs-i.e., power point presentation, lead discussion and invite interaction, planned group activities, interactive web materials. [Application]
  • Document current best practices, curriculum standards, teaching plans, parent conferences, discipline logs, and other school experiences [Synthesis]
  • Analyze how various teaching methods promote learning and how different teaching methods are required to meet a hierarchy of student competencies.  [Analysis]
  • Explain the rationale for- and the components of the Washington State’s comprehensive Teacher / Principal Evaluation system (referred to as TPEP) [Comprehension]
  • Devise a plan of action to receive consistent feedback on one’s practice. [Synthesis]
  • Generate a plan of action to collect evidence relating to established goals. [Synthesis]
  • Identify potential feedback sources, for the purpose of receiving professional feedback from within and outside the student’s practicum context.
  • Establish professional teacher goals and student growth goals as part of the education evaluation process.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Winter Locations Ellensburg

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