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SEED 4412 Advanced Seminar on Methods of Teaching Physical Education, Student Teaching II

3 hours recitation, weekly supervised teaching (total 20 days, 150 hours); 4 credits

Advanced theories and methods of teaching physical education at grade levels appropriate for state certification requirements; focus on developing reflective practitioners and researchers; developing individualized instruction for all students; using technology for cooperative learning in the classroom and school; developing and evaluating newly adopted physical education curriculum and classroom and school cultures responsive to the needs of diverse students and students with special needs, particularly in urban settings; developing advanced methods of teaching English language learners and applying knowledge of language acquisition. Students enroll in workshops in identifying, reporting, and responding to child abuse, and in substance abuse, fire and arson prevention, and safety education. Students spend the equivalent of twenty days in the schools, during which time they engage in daily supervised student teaching.

Prerequisite: Secondary Education 4406 and permission of the chairperson of the Department of Physiology and the chairperson or deputy of the Department of Secondary Education.


The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice. Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors concerning their programs of study.

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