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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Elementary Education


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The primary mission of the Department of Elementary Education at Fayetteville State University is to offer programs leading to the Bachelor of Science degree and initial licensure in Elementary Education; the Bachelor of Science degree and initial licensure in Birth through Kindergarten; the Master of Education degree and graduate licensure in Elementary Education; the Master of Education in Reading and graduate licensure in Reading and licensure only at the initial and advanced levels. The elementary education degree and licensure programs prepare facilitators of learning to teach grades K-6, the Birth through Kindergarten degree and licensure program prepares facilitators of learning to teach B-K, and the reading licensure programs prepare education professionals for teaching reading in grades K-12. The Department also offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Birth through Kindergarten that is non-teaching.
Candidates for the initial teaching license (Bachelor of Science [B.S.] degree, non-degree Licensure Only programs,) will complete a series of Evidence requirements to demonstrate their competence in the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards. These evidences must be completed during course work and field experiences (if required), and candidates must achieve a minimum rating of Proficient (score of 3.0) on each indicator on the scoring rubrics for course credit and recommendation for licensure. These evidences include: Unit Plan, Case Study, Content Project, and the Leadership and Collaborative Project. In addition, candidates who are required to student teach must also achieve a rating of Met on all parts of the final Certification of Teaching Capacity form.

Learning Outcomes

Elementary Education

  1. Teacher candidates will know their content based on the Common Core (Math and Language Arts K-5), the Essential Standards for all content areas, and CAEP.
  2. Teacher candidates will know how to teach based on the Common Core (Math and Language Arts K-5), the Essential Standards for all content areas, and CAEP.
  3. Teacher candidates will implement practices that reflect the cognitive, mental, and physical development of P-6 students.
  4. Teacher candidates will know how to utilize technology to enhance instruction, learning, research, assessment, and data management.
  5. Teacher candidates will demonstrate leadership skills through the establishment of a safe, orderly, and positive environment.
  6. Teacher candidates will provide appropriate accommodations and implement teaching strategies for diverse learners.
  7. Teacher candidates will integrate 21st century knowledge and skills in instruction.
  8. Teacher candidates will be able to communicate effectively and be reflective practitioners.

Birth-Kindergarten

  1. Teacher candidates will know their content based on the Common Core (Math and Language Arts K-5), the Essential Standards for all content areas, and CAEP.
  2. Teacher candidates will know how to teach based on the Common Core (Math and Language Arts K-5), the Essential Standards for all content areas, and CAEP.
  3. Teacher candidates will implement practices that reflect the cognitive, mental, and physical development of P-6 students.
  4. Teacher candidates will know how to utilize technology to enhance instruction, learning, research, assessment, and data management.
  5. Teacher candidates will demonstrate leadership skills through the establishment of a safe, orderly, and positive environment.
  6. Teacher candidates will provide appropriate accommodations and implement teaching strategies for diverse learners.
  7. Teacher candidates will integrate 21st century knowledge and skills in instruction.
  8. Teacher candidates will be able to communicate effectively, analyze data, and be reflective practitioners.

Programs

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