|Graduate Course Details|
|Title||Clinical Experience and Seminar in Elementary Physical Education|
A full-time 400 hour teaching experience with weekly seminar on topics related to effective teaching in Physical Education. Seminar topics include teacher-student and collegial relations; creating democratic classrooms; understanding peer-culture; critical thinking; expanding the curriculum canon; teaming and clustering; equitable teaching; and reaching special needs and bilingual students. Throughout the full-time clinical experience, students will be attending weekly problem-solving sessions with their mentor teachers and their clinical professors. Session topics will review and expand upon previous course work in the light of current experiences. New topics will be added to the agenda of the course as they arise from students' and practitioners' concerns. Sessions will be conducted as problem-solving seminars.