Summer 2014

Report
MAT ADVISING
Spring 2014
www.uca.edu/mat
MAT LISTSERV
• Go to
http://list.uca.edu/mailman/listinfo/mat
• Fill in your information (your preferred
email) in the Subscribing to MAT section
• Hit “Submit”
• When you get your confirmation email,
please hit “reply” and “send.” You don’t have
to enter anything. Just open a reply box and
hit send
Check the MAT Website
www.uca.edu/mat
• You are responsible for the program
requirements posted on the website.
• Your attendance at this meeting
or viewing of this screencast
indicates that you understand
this requirement.
• Notice MAT Important Information Contract
 Maintain 3.0 or better GPA
 All classes finished before internship
UCA Email
Check your
UCA email!
App Attack
THERE’S AN
APP FOR THAT
UCA MAT Program
Course Selection
• Summer and Fall 2014
schedules available on-line
• Check for “special notes”
before enrolling in courses
Course Selection
www.uca.edu/teaching
and/or
www.uca.edu/schedule
Course Selection
• MAT 5310 and 5320
 Prerequisites to all other
courses.
• MAT 6312
 Child Development
 Take ASTL 6380 first.
• MAT 6311
 Assessment
 Take ASTL 6380 first.
• MAT 6310 (Diversity)
 Take MAT 6338/MAT
6302 and MAT 6311 first.
 Enroll in semester before
internship.
• MAT 6338 & MAT 6374
 will never again be
offered after summer
2014
Content Elective
Courses (7-12 Licenses)
Summer 2014
Fall 2014
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ART 5360 – Art
ART 5361 – Art
BIOL 6395 - Science
ITEC 6368 – Biz Tech
HIST 6310 - SS
WLAN 5325 –
Foreign Languages
ENGL 5358 – English
FACS 6300 - FACS
ITEC 6368 – Biz Tech
MATH 5300 – Math
MATH 6380 – Math
WLAN 5315 – Foreign
Languages
• WLAN 5325 – Foreign
Languages
On-Line Classes
• Asynchronous vs. Synchronous
• Check Blackboard BEFORE the first day of
classes.
• You may have an assignment due on the first
day of classes.
• Some on-line classes have chat sessions and
on-campus meetings – Check the schedule.
www.uca.edu/schedule
Field Experiences
Summer
Fall
• MAT 5390: Practicum
• MAT 5390: Practicum
 For MAT students who
have provisional licenses
or who are teaching at a
private or charter school
only and who have been
the teacher of record in the
classroom for the last
semester
 REQUIRED orientation
meeting – check schedule
• MAT 6699: Internship
 REQUIRED orientation
meeting – check schedule
 Check UCA e-mail for
assignment
Important Dates for
Internship Placement
• Thursday, April 3 at 6 PM in
 Mashburn 103
 For those needing Fall '14 placement
• Thursday, Apr 17 4:30pm
 Placement forms due! [See MAT website.]
 If you’re not sure, submit the forms and
withdraw if hired.
Background Check
• Student Connect - Cost is $10.
• Forms available
• Submit payment AFTER you receive an email from Student Connect.
• Be sure to check SPAM folder
• These MUST be completed before ANY field.
Petition for
Candidacy
Completed after 9
hours in the program
Program Changes
• Significant Praxis test
changes for fall.
• Keep your eye on the
listserv.
PRAXIS –
ETS Website
http://www.ets.org/praxis/ar/requirements
Praxis
Praxis I
Praxis II CONTENT
Praxis II PEDAGOGY
(Principles of
Learning and
Teaching)
pass by end of your first
semester
pass before internship or prior
to applying for provisional
take during internship or
immediately prior to internship
“Praxis I”
“Praxis II”
Praxis Changes –
Praxis I
• “Old” tests (5710, 5720,
and 5730) honored until
September 2016 (if the
test was taken prior to
Sept 1, 2013). You may
continue to take the PPST
for admission. There will
be no time limit for
retaking and using the
PPST in this case.
• Any student who has
taken the PPST (and
passed) in September or
October 2013 may use
the test for admission. If
you did take/pass only
SOME the "old" PPST test
in Sept or October, those
tests will be honored, but
any new tests you take
must be the "Core"
required Praxis tests.
Praxis Changes
Praxis II – Middle School
Old Test
New
Test
New
Test #
Score
5141
(5142)
English
5047
164
5141
(5143)
Math
5169
165
5141
(5144)
Social
Studies
0439
146
5141
(5145)
Science
5089
149
• If you took and passed the
“old” test (5141), those
scores will be honored until
September 2016 (if the test
was taken prior to Sept 1,
2013).
• If you took and passed only
one or more of the subtests
for test 5141 (prior to Sept
1, 2013), you may continue
to take the subtests for the
non-passed areas until
September 1, 2014.
Praxis Changes
Praxis II – Pedagogy
• Effective Sept. 1, the State Board of
Education has approved the use of the
Principles of Learning and Teaching exam
in place of the subject specific pedagogy
exams for all secondary content areas
except for World Languages.
Register ASAP!
Register on the first day that you are allowed.
Some classes will fill up quickly!
Q-Z
A-H
I-P
Monday,
Mar 31
Tuesday,
Apr 1
Wednesday,
Apr 2
If a class is full and you REALLY need it, call or email
Laura Kendrick and ask to be put on the WAIT-LIST
[email protected]

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