I will be available to meet live (face-to-face) with any interested students on August 23, 2010 in Ferguson 101B.
· Analysis and strategies used for comprehension in:
i. Expository text
ii. Narrative text
The following assignments will be assigned in class:
Journal Article Reviews
Journal Article Reflections
These should come from the list approved by your Qualified Instructor. The books can also be chosen from the IMSLEC accredited ALTA and/or IDA book lists.
The primary assessment instrument will be the demonstration evaluation document.
Grades are determined by weighing the course requirements in the following manner:
Video Demonstration Evaluations 40%
Chapter Reviews and Reflections 15%
Journal Article Reviews and Reflections 15%
Book Reports 15%
The following is the Video Rating Scale:
Rating Scale: 4 – demonstrates understanding 3 – working toward understanding
2 – needs improvement
Other Class Policies
Divide notebook into the following sections:
The primary assessment instrument will be proficiency checks and observations on each of the following proficiency areas.
1. Curriculum Knowledge
_____ Alphabet _____ Phonological Awareness
_____ New Learning _____ Spelling
_____ Decoding _____ Comprehension Skill
_____ RAP _____ Review
_____ Decks: ARD ____ IRD ____ ISD ____
_____ New Learning
_____ Instant Words
_____ Phonological Awareness
3. Technical Skills
_____ Timing and Pacing
_____ Use of Guided Instructing / Socratic Questioning
_____ Multisensory Approach
4. Classroom Interaction
_____ Interactive Instruction
_____ Appropriate Verbalization
_____ Classroom Management
5. Lesson Plan Implementation
_____ Preparation / Procedures
Specific class deadlines will be discussed on Web CT and via e-mail.
Send your video and the demonstration evaluation reports to the address below:
Midwestern State University
West College of Education
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099
Include your self evaluation as well as the Qualified Instructor's evaluation of your demonstration lesson. The video should be a sample of your Year One training.
The video sound and visual presentation should be of good quality.
Send me two out of the following 3 assignments along with the video demonstration:
Chapter Review, Article Review or Book Report
These should come from the list approved by your Qualified Instructor.
2 – needs improvement 1 – unsatisfactory
-1 point per day video is late
One point will be taken off for each day the video is late.
Web CT course
You must log on to Web CT.
Please make sure you have watched your video demonstration and critiqued it. Please include your self evaluation. There is a copy of the form on Web CT.
"By enrolling in this course, the student expressly grants MSU a 'limited right' in all intellectual property created by the student for the purpose of this course. The 'limited right' shall include but shall not be limited to the right to reproduce the student's work product in order to verify originality, authenticity, and educational purposes." from Student Handbook.