Practicum Experiences

Practicum Experiences


PRACTICUM I - Education Courses

The practicum experiences are central to the Doane Education experience.  Students complete a minimum of 240 hours working in public and private schools prior to student teaching.  These courses provide a foundation for all other coursework.

PRACTICUM II - Methods Courses

Students take a series of courses dedicated to methodology in each of their content areas.

PRACTICUM III - Student Teaching

Student teaching is a full-time semester experience.  Students with two majors are required to take two full-time semester experiences.

PRACTICUM IV - Graduate Coursework

Graduate coursework is completed in the summer after graduation.

PRACTICUM V - First Year Teaching

Support for the first year teacher is provided in a variety of ways.