Master's Degree - Option A - initial teacher certification

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Spring 2023 Course Information
Practica

Course Description
The practicum experience is centered on the observation of, the participation in, and reflection on the various roles and responsibilities of the Family and Consumer Sciences teacher and the profession of teaching. Through observation in the classrooms, class preparations, and discussions, the student begins to construct the knowledge base needed to be an effective career and technical classroom teacher in Family and Consumer Sciences.
Contacts
Instructor

Sheree Moser
Mobile: 402-890-3997
smoser2@unl.edu

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

Teaching strategies: A guide to effective Instruction
Orlich, D. C., Harder, R. J., Trevisan, M. S., Brown, A. H., & Miller, D. E.
Edition: 11th, 2018
Publisher: Boston, MA: Cengage Learning

Teaching Family & Consumer Sciences in the 21st Century (See textbook notes in the comments section below)
Alexander, K.L., & Holland, A.K.
Edition: 3rd, 2020
Publisher: Lubbock, TX: Curriculum Center for Family & Consumer Sciences

Inspiring Active Learning: A Complete Handbook for Today's Teachers (See textbook notes in the comments section below)
Harmin, M. & Toth, M.
Edition: 2nd, 2006
Publisher: Alexandria, VA: ASCD


Course Access

Canvas at UNL

UNL Graduate Studies will email students with information (student name, email, and NU ID) and instructions for accessing UNL classes. For undergraduate students in the ECEMS program, Kaelie Kellner will email students with information and instructions for accessing UNL classes. Students will claim their UNL account by setting a password and security questions. Once students claim their ID, they will be able to access their courses at https://canvas.unl.edu/. Courses may not be visible to students until the first day of class.

Please contact the UNL campus coordinator listed below with any questions.

Lisa King for Family & Community Services, Family & Consumer Sciences Education, Family Financial Planning, Youth Development, and Community Development
Kaelie Kellner for Early Care & Education
Morgan Harris for Dietetics
Melisia Bieber for Merchandising
Melissa Sailors for Ag Systems Management & Technology, Animal Science, Food Safety & Defense, Grassland Management, Horticulture, and Quantitative Genetics & Genomics

 


Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.


Comments

Teaching Family & Consumer Sciences in the 21st Century Textbook: You'll purchase this e-book through the Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences. Information to purchase the text will be provided in the first module. Various chapters will be used or referenced throughout this course and the remainder of your FCS Ed program.

Inspiring Active Learning Textbook: Digital copies may be viewed indefinitely or borrowed free for 21 days from the TTU library, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ttu/reader.action?docID=280358, or it may be borrowed for free for 14 days from Internet Archive, https://archive.org/details/inspiringactivel0000harm_r5v1.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

– – Brooke Noble, Dietetics Graduate,
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