55195 Practicum (Practical Training) in Teaching History 1

Prerequisites: Teaching History: Methodology and Philosophy of Education 2

Objective: To enable student teachers to observe and experience teaching History in high school.

Structure: Every student teacher is assigned a mentor teacher. Training includes three components: Observation – acquaintance with the school and the classes, participation in school activities and structured observation in the mentor teacher’s class; Teaching – ten hours of teaching in the mentor teacher’s class with the guidance of the mentor teacher; Tutorials – mandatory 2-hour sessions are held during the training period to discuss issues related to guided observations and practice teaching.

1No academic credits are awarded for this course, but it is equivalent to 10 semester hours.

2or Educational Theory (55004), which is no longer offered.