Special Education 456

EDSP 456: Student Teaching in Special Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Prerequisites: Admission to teacher education licensure program; successful completion of EDSP 427, EDSP 428, EDSP 432, EDSP 462, EDSP 469; COSD 421, COSD 422, COSD 423 (or demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language); Admission into the Teacher Education program, passing scores on Praxis I, RVE and VCLA

Credit Hours: (6)

Teacher candidates work with PreK-12 students who are deaf and/or hard of hearing during these courses under the supervision of cooperating teachers and university supervisor. Placements are provided at the preschool or elementary levels and middle (EDSP 455) or high school levels (EDSP 456). Each course represents a one-half semester, full-time placement. The course begins with observation in the classroom and culminates with full responsibility for the cooperating teacher’s daily schedule, including provision of direct instruction to students.

Note(s): Grading: A-F.