MAE 540/MAE 312-Spring 2018

Bill Bernhard



1. Clinical experience: (50% of grade) Students will intern for 44 periods at a middle school, 44 hours at a high school, with at least  20 periods in special education. PEP time sheets will be submitted at the end of the semester. Students will keep a journal summarizing each period


2.  Performance Appraisal: (25% of grade) An evaluation form regarding your field work will be completed by a cooperating teacher in both the high school and junior high school setting,


3. Unit Presentation: (25% of grade) Each student will plan and present a week long unit (or longer) at the junior high school setting. You must have at least one lesson videoed and you must create/grade at least one assessment for the students. (Bill will watch at least one of your lesson presentations!) You will write a 5 page reaction paper of this experience.


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