EDU 395 Level 1 Clinical Experience

Course Information

Offered autumn and spring, EDU 395 is a guided introductory clinical experience for candidates who have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program. The four required courses are offered as a comprehensive package to correlate with the clinical experience. This blocked format allows for integration of curriculum, modeling of cooperative learning and collaborative teaching, and the linking of course content to the field work. Cohort Level 1 candidates reserve Monday through Thursday mornings to accommodate for class attendance and clinical experience.


Required Courses:
EDU 222 Educational Psychology & Child Development
EDU 338 Academic Interventions
EDU 397 Methods: Teaching & Assessing PK-3 Early Literacy
EDU 397 Methods: Teaching & Assessing K-4 Early Numeracy
EDU 395 Clinical Experience Level 1

Required Clinical Experience:
Beginning week 5, candidates are assigned placements in both the Learning and Belonging (LAB) Pre-School and local schools to acquire the required 60 hours.

As a prerequisite, candidates must have completed the majority of the core content coursework for the elementary education major.

Clinical Experience Materials


EDU 395 Level 1 Packet