Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    Apr 01, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 6090 - Pedagogical Content Knowledge

4 cr
This course describes the content-specific teaching strategies and assessment tools that promote learning in each discipline. By building pedagogical content knowledge, the prospective teacher acquires and demonstrates the essential knowledge and skills unique to the content area(s) in his or her endorsement as specified by Vermont Standards. As with student teaching, the student's primary contact in PCK is with his or her field mentor. The prospective teacher will practice and demonstrate essential disciplinary knowledge and skills during 100 hours of field work in a school setting appropriate to the student's licensure area. In addition, the candidate will meet at least three times per week with the field mentor. Post-baccalaureate candidates from all disciplines will meet weekly with a supervisor from the education department.