edu5000 - Fischler School - Nova Southeastern University

Report
EDU 5000
Orientation to the
Graduate Teacher
Education Program
Welcome!
• We are glad that you have joined the Graduate
Teacher Education Program (GTEP)!
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NSU’s Conceptual Framework - SUNRISE
• Nova Southeastern University provides:
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Standards-based instructional and leadership programs that link theory to
practice with the
Use of data for evaluation, ethical decision-making, and intervention for the
Needs and accommodations for diverse students who provide
Reflective and ethical practice based on meaningful field and clinical
experiences as part of
Innovative and convenient postsecondary delivery systems with a
Shared responsibility for quality education programs and professional
advocacy with stakeholders with an
Emphasis on technology and best practices
for dynamic learning environments
What will EDU 5000 do for you?
• During this EDU 5000 orientation, you will:
1. Learn to access information to help you succeed in your
program.
2. Access financial aid information.*
3. Discover money management strategies that will help
you as you progress through your program.*
*FSE and NSU are required by the U.S. Department of Education to share this
information with you.
EDU 5000 Outcomes
By the end of EDU 5000, you will know how to be
successful in your GTEP program of study as you
learn to ...
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Register for your NSU e-mail account.
Obtain a Personal Identification Number (PIN).
Contact an advisor.
Locate course schedules.
Register for courses.
Locate course syllabi, materials, and textbook lists.
EDU 5000 Outcomes (cont.)
• Use SharkLink and WebSTAR to:
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Change personal information.
Check on financial aid.
Work with transcripts.
Get grades.
View course descriptions.
EDU 5000 Outcomes (cont.)
• Access Blackboard for:
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online classes
chats
e-mail
discussions
submitting assignments
EDU 5000 Outcomes (cont.)
• Use SharkLink to:
– check e-mail.
– attach files to e-mail.
• Access information on portfolio seminars (EDU 601 / EDU
602 and EDL) or simulation courses (EDU 600 / EDU 620)
• Access the NSU Library and Electronic Resources.
• Locate program contact information.
Technology Tips
http://www.nova.edu/help/students/index.html
For help with
-Blackboard
-SharkLink
-WebMail
-WebSTAR
Another technology tip…
• If all else fails, call the NSU Help Desk at
800-986-3223, ext. 2HELP (ext. 24357).
Almost 24/7 access!
Your NSU Account
NSU Identity
All students must use their NSU identity for:
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E-mail (SharkLink)
Registration (SharkLinkWebSTAR)
Blackboard (access online courses)
Course syllabi
NSU Electronic Resources
Information (The NSU e-mail account is the official
method of electronic contact with the university.)
NSU Identity
https://www.nova.edu/sbin/nsulookup/pa/nsuid
NSU E-Mail Features
• Forward your e-mail
http://www.nova.edu/bin/emailforward
• Create a vacation message
http://www.nova.edu/bin/vacation.pl
Obtain a PIN
(Personal Identification Number)
1. Call (954) 262-4850 (local to Ft. Lauderdale) or
2. Call (800) 986-3223, ext. 24850 or
3. E-mail [email protected]
PINs are only mailed to your home address.
Allow 7-10 days to receive a PIN by U.S. mail.
Forget your PIN?
https://sharklink.nova.edu
• Under Personal Information, click Change your SharkLink
Password.
• Answer your security question.
• Enter a new PIN.
Or
• Call (954) 262-4850 (local) or 1-800-986-3223 (ext. 24850)
between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (weekdays).
• E-mail [email protected]
(Your PIN will be U.S. mailed to you.)
Student ID Card
Identification cards are available for all students
http://sharklink.nova.edu (Student Tab)
or http://www.nova.edu/nsucard/
Let’s review!
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What are the two things that you need to get started?
1. NSU identification number
2. PIN (only if you use WebSTAR)
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What do you do if you lose your NSU PIN?
1. Click
https://webstar.nova.edu/pls/PROD/twbkwbis.P_WW
WLogin or
2. Call (954) 262-4850 (local to Ft. Lauderdale) or
3. Call (800) 986-3223, ext. 24850 or
4. E-mail [email protected]
http://apps.fischlerschool.nova.edu/sswr/
•Available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week
•Get your answers from the Office of Student Services fast
—no phone tag!
Need to talk to an advisor?
800-986-3223, ext. 21559
Your advisor will:
• Arrange a schedule of classes for your degree.
• Provide a program outline.
• Provide you with any updates or changes to your program
outline.
• Guide you to certification information.
Plan ahead!
• Calendar, refund schedule, and tuition are located at
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/currentstudents/tuition-and-fees .
Class Schedules
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/currentstudents/master_edspecialist-schedule
(Use SharkLink for class schedules.)
•Program dates
•Registration
(WebSTAR)
•Syllabi and textbook
lists
Selecting the Course
• Begin at the program schedule page at
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/currentstudents/master_edspecialist-schedule
• Select Schedules.
Course Session
• Select the session for which you wish to take courses.
Select Location
To sort, click on the individual schedule headers (in
cyan/aqua).
Finding the CRN
• Note the CRN
(Course Reference Number)
next to each course you
desire.
• You will find the courses
listed by the CRN, course
number, location, title, etc.
Let’s review!
• How can you contact your advisor?
1. SOS - http://www.fgsnet.nova.edu/sswr/ or
2. Call 800-986-3223, ext. 1559.
• Where do you begin to find course and registration information?
Link to http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/gtep/home .
• What is the special number that you need to register for each course?
This is the CRN (Course Reference Number) that is listed on the left side
of the schedule.
• What will the GTEP advisors give you for your birthday?
They could give you a bad rendition of Happy Birthday! Are you still
paying attention?
Using SharkLink
SharkLink
http://sharklink.nova.edu
Use SharkLink as the main portal to take you to:
• Registration
• Registration select term
• registration and add/drop classes
• Student Information
• Student records
• view holds
• final grades
• academic transcript
• account summary
• Financial aid
• Personal Information
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Change PIN
Update address and phone number
View e-mail address
Name change information
Using WebSTAR
WebSTAR
http://webstar.nova.edu
WebSTAR can also provide access to:
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Registration
• Registration select term
• registration and add/drop classes
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Student Information
• Student records
• view holds
• final grades
• academic transcript
• account summary
• Financial aid
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Personal Information
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Change PIN
Update address and phone number
View e-mail address
Name change information
Online Registration with WebSTAR
http://webstar.nova.edu
1. Clear all holds.
2. Have the term code and
CRN for your class ready.
3. Link to WebSTAR from at
http://webstar.nova.edu/ .
4. Click Login to Secure Area
and use your PIN to log in.
Online Registration
http://webstar.nova.edu
• The User ID is your
unique identification
number that you will
use for university
transactions.
• This is the personal
identification number
that will be mailed to
you.
WebSTAR - First Screen
• Registration
• Student & Financial Aid
• Register for classes.
• Get your grades, schedule or
transcripts.
• Student Records
• Maintain your personal
information.
• This is the first place your
professor will look for contact
information for you.
Registration Tips
• Check the schedule for the official start/end and drop/add
periods.
• Review your program outline prior to registering for
classes.
• Contact an Academic Advisor if you need help with
selecting classes.
• Before accessing WebSTAR be sure that you have a PIN,
scheduling information, and your NSU ID.
• Register as soon as possible to avoid closed classes.
• View WebSTAR to verify your registration and student
account status.
Registering for Classes
Registering for Classes
• Select the term.
• Select Registration
and Add/Drop
Classes.
Drop/Add Classes
• To drop a class:
• Change the Action
from none to Drop.
• To add a class:
• Enter the CRN
• Press Submit
Changes.
Request to Drop Classes
• To drop a class, obtain and complete a Student Transaction Form
(STF) at
http://www.schoolofed.nova.edu/common/pdf/sso/student_tran
saction.pdf.
• The STF must be faxed to the FSE Registration Department at
(954-262-2336).
• The student will be assessed tuition for each week of the
semester prior to withdrawal, in accordance with the FSE Tuition
Refund Policy.
• The system will not let a student drop all classes online.
• Web registration closes usually closes one week before classes
begin.
Enrolling in Coursework
Not Listed on the Program Outline
Do not deviate from your program outline.
– If you decide to take additional classes, they will not
replace coursework listed on your program outline.
– Program outlines are listed at
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/gtep/programoutlines .
Use Student Records through
SharkLink (Student Tab) or WebSTAR
• View holds.
• View grades.
• Obtain unofficial
transcripts.
Holds
– Admissions - Students that are provisionally admitted have
90 days to submit their documents, otherwise a “hold” will
be placed on the accounts.
– Advising - When placed on Academic Probation, a “hold” is
activated on the student’s account. To clear probation and
register, please contact an advisor (800-986-3223, ext.
21559).
– Bursar - If a hold is placed on your account, call the
Bursar’s Office (1-800-986-3223, extension 25200) to clear
the “hold.”
Have you checked your financial aid status today?
CAPP
•CAPP = Curriculum, Advising, and Program Planning
•CAPP is a degree evaluation tool to use to compare your
completed coursework with the degree requirements
published in the college catalog.
•Access CAPP Links at
http://www.nova.edu/registrar/capp.html .
Payment Policy
• All tuition fees must be paid within 30 days from the
official start date of the term.
• A $100 late fee will apply after the 30 day period.
• Account balances will prevent future registration activity,
e.g., registration for class, viewing grades, request of
official transcripts, etc.
Refund Policy
• A student who cancels a course registration before the
first class meeting/session is entitled to a full tuition
refund; student fees are also refundable.
• A student who drops a course after the first class meeting
will receive a prorated tuition refund. The prorated
tuition refund will be based on the number of class
meetings/sessions held during the term as of the date of
receipt of a completed Student Transaction Form.
• Please see the Tuition Refund Schedule at
http://www.schoolofed.nova.edu/sso/PDF/refund_sched
_09_10/tuition_refund_8_16wks.pdf .
GTEP Tuition Refund Policy
For a full copy of this policy, refer to the FSE Catalog and Student Handbook.
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Students may not withdraw from courses on, or after, the last class meeting. Students are considered active
participants in all courses for which a registration has been accepted, unless the FSE Registration
Department has received a Student Transaction Form requesting withdrawal.
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REFUND AMOUNTS
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100% refund - Written notice of a change of registration submitted before the start of the first class meeting.
50% refund - Written notice of a change of registration submitted before the start of the second class meeting.
25% refund - Written notice of a change of registration submitted before the start of the fifth class meeting.
No refunds will be made after the end of the fifth class meeting of the session.
A full refund of tuition payments will be given
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if the student has not met minimum admission requirements
if a course or workshop is canceled
if the student receives an involuntary call to active military duty
for a documented death of the student or a member of his or her immediate family (parent, spouse, child, sibling)
in the event of a severe illness of the student (as approved by the institution and confirmed in writing by a physician)
that precludes completion of the term
for exceptional circumstances approved by the university president or a designee
Scholarship Opportunities
Visit NSU’s scholarship Web site for updates throughout the
year for new scholarship opportunities:
http://www.nova.edu/financialaid/scholarships/institutional.html
Free Scholarship Search Services
• http://www.fastWeb.com
• http://www.collegenet.com
• http://www.wiredscholar.com
• http://www.gocollege.com/financial-aid/scholarships/
• http://mappingyourfuture.org/
Florida Department of Education
Financial Aid Programs
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State Grants and Scholarships for students and
teachers
Student Scholarship Programs
Student Grant Programs
Professional Programs
Apply online at
http://www.FloridaStudentFinancialAid.org
Personal Information at
SharkLink or WebSTAR
• Change PIN.
• Update address and
phone number.
• View e-mail address.
• Change name
information.
Let’s review!
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Where do you look to see which courses you are registered for?
Where do you find out if you have paid for courses?
Where do you update your address information?
Where do you drop or add a course?
What will help you if you have problems with registration?
We hope you answered WebSTAR for each of these questions!
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Where do you find the tuition refund policy?
You will find this, and other polices, in the FSE Catalog and Student
Handbook. (We hope you didn’t say WebSTAR!)
Course Materials
Course Descriptions
Syllabi
Textbooks
GTEP Home Page
“One-Stop Shopping” for GTEP Students
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/gtep/home
While you are a registered GTEP
student at NSU, use this page as your
home page.
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Select Course
Materials.
Course Material
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/gtep/home
GTEP Course Syllabi
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/Resources/uploads/app/45/
files/syllabi/index.html
•Search for the
syllabus by the
course prefix.
•You will need
your NSU e-mail
account to
access the
syllabi.
GTEP Course Syllabi (.pdf format)
http://get.adobe.com/reader/
•Adobe Acrobat
Reader is free
software used to
view the course
syllabi and other
documents (e.g.,
the catalog).
•Download and
install this
software.
Textbooks
http://nsubooks.bncollege.com/
NSU Bookstore
The NSU Bookstore carries all GTEP textbooks!
Purchase textbooks online at least two weeks before
class starts at http://nsubooks.bncollege.com/
or call
1-800-986-3223, ext. 24750 or 1-800-509-BOOK.
Have your order list ready when you call!
Let’s review!
• Where do you find links to GTEP course syllabi and
textbooks (and course schedules and contact information
and everything else you will need)?
At the GTEP Home Page!
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/gtep/home
Viewing Your Courses
See the courses for which you are registered
– Go to your Student Tab at SharkLink
(http://sharklink.nova.edu) and find Click here to see
your courses .
– Click the course that you want to access.
BlackBoard
What Does It Mean to Attend Class Online in
Blackboard?
– Online education courses are conducted entirely
through the Internet and all registration,
correspondence, and course participation are
conducted electronically.
– Students MUST log in to the Blackboard course
management system to complete activities and
assignments and interact with the professor and other
students in the class.
– You may be dropped from the course if you do not log
in when the class begins.
Blackboard Online Courses
https://mako.nova.edu
1. As soon as you are registered, find
the instructor’s e-mail address on
the course schedule:
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.ed
u/gtep/registration-and-schedules
2. E-mail your instructor that you are
registered in the course.
3. Log in to your Blackboard course
on the first day of class.
4. Look for directions on where to
begin!
5. Log in to your course each day to
get messages!
Blackboard Assistance
https://mako.nova.edu
• Need help with
Blackboard (uploading
assignments, posting
discussions, etc.)?
• Call NSU’s Online Help
Desk:
1-800-986-3223, ext.
2HELP
or
1-954-262-HELP
Blackboard Student Tutorials
https://mako.nova.edu
• Use the tutorial
videos.
Professor Contact
• Blackboard messages (e-mail)
is like posting a PRIVATE
message.
• You will find the contact
information for each
professor in the course
syllabus and on the course
schedule.
Blackboard Assignments
Check with your instructor on formats!
• We recommend that you use Microsoft Office products
(Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) to complete
assignments.
• E-mail questions on file formats to your instructor.
Your Assignments
Most professors request
assignments as:
1. Microsoft Word document
or
2. RTF (.rtf) (Rich Text Format)
Most of the document’s format is
maintained.
or
3. HTML (.htm)
(HyperText Markup Language)
The document is saved as a Web
page.
Saving Files in .rtf or .htm
(Rich Text Format or HTML)
• In the Save As window,
select Rich Text Format
(.rtf) or Web Page (.htm,
.html) in the File Type
field.
• Rich text files (.rtf) can be
easily read, regardless of
which word processor you
use.
ASSESS – Assessment System
http://apps.fischlerschool.nova.edu/oat/
• Link to ASSESS to
review your
progress on
assessments
throughout your
program.
Let’s review!
• What are two things you need to do if you need help
accessing BlackBoard?
1. Call the Help Desk at 800-986-3223 (ext. 2HELP)
2. E-mail your instructor that you are having problems
and that you are working with the Help Desk to
correct these problems.
Your instructor cannot offer technical support for your workstation!
WebMail
WebMail
http://webmail.nova.edu
• Your e-mail address is
[email protected]
• Enter the username.
• Enter your password
(not your PIN).
• Press the Log in
button.
WebMail
To compose a new
message:
• Click the Compose Button on the
toolbar.
• The message composition
window will appear.
• Enter the recipient’s address in
the To field.
• Enter any recipients in the CC or
BCC field.
• You may enter multiple
recipients in each field separated
by a comma or a semicolon.
• Type the Subject of the message.
• Type the message in the
Compose field.
• Don’t forget to spell check your
message.
Attach a Document
• After composing your message, scroll to
the bottom of the Compose window.
Note: If you do not see the Attachment
section maximize the window and scroll to
the very bottom of the page. If you still do
not see it, move the entire window as far
up as possible.
• Click on the Browse button, located to the
right of the Attachment field. This window
will appear.
• Select the file to attach and click Open. The
filename will appear in the Attachments
field.
• Click on Attach. Information for the file will
show as shown below:
Note: To delete the attachment put a check
next to the filename and click on Remove
Selected.
Address Book
To find an NSU e-mail address:
• Enter the name or a
fragment of the name.
• Click Search.
• To start another search:
Click Clear Search.
Enter the new information
and click Search.
How’s your e-mail etiquette?
Brush up on your e-mail manners!
Always…think first—e-mail later!
Let’s review!
• What is the OFFICIAL method of communicating with NSU?
NSU e-mail.
• How can I access my e-mail online?
SharkLink or WebMail.
• Do I have to use SharkLink or WebMail?
No, you can use your own service provider. Call the Help Desk (800986-3223, ext. 2HELP) for information on this.
• Whom should I e-mail if I am angry about a course?
No one. Wait until you are no longer angry and then contact your
instructor. Try to work out the problem with your instructor first.
NSU instructors are very experienced and they care about helping
you succeed!
Research
Library Information
Two introductory videos are
available for students:
• Distance Students:
http://www.nova.edu/library/dils/DS
O/Module%201/distance.htm
• On-site Students:
http://www.nova.edu/library/dils/DS
O/Module%201/local.htm
Library Information
• Begin at the NSU
home page:
http://www.nova.edu
• Select Libraries
Select Alvin Sherman Library
Select Electronic Resources
Electronic Resources
• Catalogs - Locate books.
• Databases - Select from
the NSU Patron.
• Full-text Journal Title
Search - Find journals
available at NSU.
• Other Library Catalogs
• Internet resources - Link
to other databases.
• Help!
OR Use the NSU Distance Students Page
NSU Distance Students Web Page
• Catalogs - Locate
books.
• Databases - Locate
articles
• Journal Finder - Find
full-text journals
available at NSU.
• Other Library Catalogs
• Internet resources Link to other databases.
• Help!
Education Tutorial
http://www.nova.edu/library/dils/tutorials/education/
Important
• Your SharkLink ID
(NSU email username
and password) is
required to access the
library’s resources
• Your NSU SharkCard is
required to check out
library materials in
person (does not apply
to distance students).
If all else fails…
http://www.nova.edu/library/help/askalib.html
Quick e-reference
http://www.nova.edu/library/eleclib/eref.html
Can you APA?
APA is a short way of referring
to the Form and Style Manual
of the American Psychological
Association.
The use of the current edition
of the APA manual is required
when composing all
assignments for all GTEP
classes.
NSU APA Sources
• Basic Introduction Workshop on Using APA (open to all NSU students)
http://www.fcas.nova.edu/services/academic_services/resources/index.cf
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• NSU Library Tutorial
http://nova.campusguides.com/content.php?pid=114919&sid=992685
• Online Tutoring
http://www.fcas.nova.edu/services/academic_services/tutoring/index.cfm
• Research, Study, and Writing Skills
http://www.fcas.nova.edu/services/academic_services/resources/index.cf
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• Turnitin and Using APA to Avoid Plagiarizing
http://www.nova.edu/library/video/research/Turnitin/
Let’s find out about additional services that are available through the NSU
Office of Academic Services!
Additional APA Resources
http://www.fcas.nova.edu/services/academic_services/
Office of Academic Services Contact
Information
• Office of Academic Services
Parker Building, Suite 100
(954) 262-8350 (800-338-4723, ext.28350)
[email protected]
• Hours of Operation
-Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
-Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
APA Form and Style
http://www.apastyle.org/faqs.html
EndNote
• EndNote is a software product that has helped some
students manage their citations and references.
• EndNote is available as a free download to NSU students
through a link at http://www.nova.edu/commonlib/ISI/.
• Additional information and tutorials on using EndNote is
available at
http://www.nova.edu/library/dils/tutorials/endnote/.
Need a tutor for math or writing?
NSU offers assistance through the
Undergraduate Student Success (Title V) Web
site to all students –
graduate and undergraduate.
http://www.nova.edu/titlev/
Let’s review!
• There are so many resources! Where should I begin?
Begin by using the NSU Education Tutorial.
• What do I do if I have problems with locating resources?
Ask a NSU Librarian (1-800-986-3223, ext. 24613).
• I don’t like APA. Can’t I just use something else?
Sorry. You must use APA, but we have many links and
people who can help you. Refer to the APA links
provided in this presentation and practice.
Course Evaluations
Online Evaluations
http://www.nova.edu/online_evaluations
• Notification through e-mail
• Available during the last 10 days of class
• Anonymous feedback on the course and
the instructor
• Instructor receives feedback after
submitting grades
• Feedback is also provided to the program
professor for the specialization
To access the evaluation online:
• 1. Click on
http://www.nova.edu/online_evaluations.
• 2. Enter your NSU email account username
and password at the prompt.
Student Ethics
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/currentstudents/studentcataloghandbook
Review the Code of
Student Conduct and
Academic Responsibility
and the
Student Code of Computer
Ethics in the catalog.
Plagiarism
• All assignments and presentations must be the original
work of the student.
• All students are responsible for complying with the
plagiarism policy that is located in the FSE Catalog and
Handbook (http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/currentstudents/studentcataloghandbook).
• The NSU Campus Guide on Plagiarism is another source
for information on plagiarism
(http://nova.campusguides.com/plagiarism).
Admission and Graduation
Requirements
No Child Left Behind
“Highly Qualified” Teachers – Florida
Florida admission requirements:
1. ICP applicants must have passing scores on CLAST or Praxis I or GRE (1000 between verbal
and quantitative sections) and a 2.5 overall undergraduate GPA.
2. Applicants who are adding on a certification area must provide a copy of a current
teaching certificate.
3. Applicants who have a temporary teaching certificate must also submit passing CLAST
(taken prior to July 1, 2002) or General Knowledge exam scores.
4. Educational Leadership applicants must have two years of teaching experience, a districtissued or temporary or professional teaching certificate, and a 3.0 GPA (during the last 60
credit hours of the undergraduate degree).
Florida graduation requirements:
1. ICP applicants for graduation must have passing scores on all sections of FTCE (General
Knowledge, Professional, and Subject Area exams).
2. Students that have a current, professional or temporary teaching certificate and who are
adding a new certification area, must submit passing scores on the subject area exam that
relates to their MS degree (approved or non-approved).
3. Educational Leadership applicants for graduation must have passing scores on all sections
of the FELE and a 3.0 GPA.
No Child Left Behind
“Highly Qualified” Teachers – Florida
For additional information on current Florida teacher certification
requirements, please go to the Florida Educator Certification Web site at
http://www.fldoe.org/edcert/ or call:
Florida Department of Education
Bureau of Educator Certification
Suite 201, Turlington Building
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Telephone Service:
In-State Toll-Free Number: 800-445-6739
Out of State Number: 850-488-2317
No Child Left Behind
“Highly Qualified” Teachers – Nevada
Nevada admission requirements:
1. ICP applicants must have passing scores on the Praxis I or CBEST.
2. Applicants that have a current professional or provisional teaching
license and who want to add a new licensure area, must submit
passing scores on the subject area exam that relates to their MS
degree (approved or non-approved).
3. Educational Leadership applicants must be licensed and have two
years of teaching experience (three by the completion of the
program).
Nevada graduation requirements:
1. ICP students must have passing scores on the Praxis II.
2. Currently licensed students must have passing scores on the Praxis II
for certain subject areas.
No Child Left Behind
“Highly Qualified” Teachers – Nevada
For additional information on current Nevada teacher licensure
requirements, please go to the Nevada Department of Education
Teacher Licensing Office Web site at http://www.doe.nv.gov/ or
contact:
Nevada Department of Education
Teacher Licensing Office
9890 South Maryland Parkway, Suite 231, Room 234
Las Vegas, Nevada 89183
702-486-6457 (voice mail)
702-486-6458 (8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
702-486-6450 FAX
No Child Left Behind
“Highly Qualified District Requirements
• All students are encouraged to contact the local school
district to find out about the what is needed to meet the
“highly qualified” requirements for each position.
• “Highly qualified” requirements may include passing an
additional state certification or licensure exam.
Let’s review!
• How do I make sure that all of my forms and information
have been submitted?
E-mail (SOS) or call your advisor (800-986-3223, ext. 1559).
Caribbean students need to call 800-554-6682, ext. 28735.
• How do I graduate?
Fulfill all of the requirements and then go to
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/commencement/home
and review the information there. Complete the degree application
at https://www.nova.edu/sbin/dapp/degreeapp.pl . By the way, you can
bring all of the relatives and friends that you want to the ceremony!
M.S. and Ed.S. Program Requirements
M.S. and Ed.S. program requirements may vary for the
following areas:
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Portfolio / Simulation
Program hours
Session length
Field experience / internship
Applied research / final project
For additional information on these requirements, review the
FSE Catalog and pages 2-3 in your EDU 5000 syllabus.
M.S. and Ed.S. Field Placements
Security Clearance
Candidates who complete a clinical experience (e.g., field experience,
internship, practicum, etc.) in an educational setting must complete the
security clearance processes of the school, local school district, and state,
which may include a background check, drug testing, fingerprinting, etc. For
information on these requirements, policies, and procedures, please refer to
Obtaining Security Clearance
(http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/gtep/Obtaining-Security-Clearance) at
the Office of Placement Services
(http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/current-students/office-of-placementservices). Additional information on ethical standards for teachers of
Florida is provided online at the Office of Professional Practices
(http://www.fldoe.org/edstandards/). Information on the Florida
requirements for Background Screening Requirements is provided at
http://www.fldoe.org/edstandards/background_screening.asp .
M.S. and Ed.S. Field Placements and
Reporting
Requesting a Field Placement
If a field experience placement in a school is needed for a course,
contact the Office of Placement Services immediately (954-262-8561 /
1-800-986-3223, ext. 28561 /
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/current-students/office-ofplacement-services or
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/gtep/Office-of-PlacementServices).
Reporting a Field Placement
After completing a field experience, link to
http://apps.fse.nova.edu/placementform/placementform.aspx to
report placement information. Field placements must be reported for
all courses online.
GTEP Portfolio and Simulation
Requirements
Links to Portfolio Materials
• EDL STAR Assessment Sheets
http://www.nova.edu/~drewesj (Under STAR Resources)
• EDU 601 / EDU 602 Students (Prior to fall 2012)
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/gtep/portfolio
• EDU 600 / EDU 620 Students (Beginning fall 2013)
This information is under development.
EDU 601 and EDU 602
For students entering prior to fall 2012
Non-Educational Leadership students who registered prior to
fall 2012 will take EDU 601 and EDU 602.
Tips
1. Discuss registration for EDU 601 / EDU 602 with your
advisor first!
2. Save ALL assignments and instructor feedback (i.e.,
save copies of your BlackBoard files for later).
3. Complete EDU 602 at the end of your program to
complete your portfolio so that you are ready to
graduate.
EDU 601
What do you do in EDU 601?
You will:
1. Identify 12 Accomplished Practices.
2. Learn how to collect artifacts for your portfolio.
3. Begin to organize your portfolio, as stated by the program guidelines.
4. Classify portfolio evidence and learn how to reflect on it in the context
of Accomplished Practices.
5. Learn to use the Individual Evidence and Reflection Form (IERF) that
must be included for each artifact.
EDU 602
What do you do in EDU 602?
You will:
You will learn to:
1. Identify the various applications of the portfolio.
2. Evaluate portfolio evidence according to program
guidelines.
3. Make required adaptations to portfolio evidence.
4. Present a complete portfolio that evidences competence
in the 12 Accomplished Practices.
STARs
Educational Leadership students
complete the STARs in their courses!
* STAR competency sheets are
assignments that are due in each EDL
course.
* Students must download the STAR
Handbook (attached to each EDL
syllabus) during their first course.
* The collection of STARs becomes the
EDL Portfolio reviewed in EL 600.
* Each STAR focuses on the theme of
the individual course, so there will be
more than one STAR sheet for each
competency.
Let’s review!
• Who completes a portfolio?
Students in specific programs, who entered prior to fall 2012,
complete a portfolio through either EDU 601 / EDU 602 or STARs
(EDL). Refer to your EDU 5000 syllabus for this information.
• What happens if I lose my portfolio assignments?
You will have to re-do the assignments.
Don’t let this happen to you. Keep copies (paper and electronic) of
your assignments and your IERFs / STARs AND your instructor
feedback. You can also save your files in Blackboard.
Wrap Up
GTEP Administrators
http://fin.nova.edu/depts/admin.htm
Dr. Wayne Driscoll
Associate Dean of Faculty
Dr. Ronald Kern
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Dr. Marliese Hogan
Director of Supervised Teaching Internships
Dr. Melba Fletcher
Director of Supervised Teaching Externships
Dr. David Spangler
Director of Interdisciplinary Arts
Dr. David Graf
Director of NGTE Online Programs
Need more online support?
http://www.nova.edu/resources/index.html
Try this additional
collection of links from
the Office of Information
Technologies and Media
Services.
Want to learn more about
NSU’s online tutorials?
A collection of
self-paced tutorials on
computer applications
programs is online.
Link to this collection:
http://www.nova.edu/izone/techtrain/
A few GTEP reminders…
1.
Students are expected to attend every class session. If you are
not present on the first day of class, you may be withdrawn from
the class. This could impact your financial aid!
2.
Notify your instructor of emergencies before class.
3.
Grades will be available through WebSTAR
(http://webstar.nova.edu) after the end of the course.
4.
Portfolio information will be provided in EDU 601/EDU 602 or
EDL.
5.
Find more information on capstone and initial certification and
licensure activities at http://www.fgse.nova.edu/gtep/fldexp/
6.
Check your catalog or GTEP Web site for more information.
Florida Inventory of Teacher Technology Skills
http://www.flinnovates.org/university/
Florida Inventory of Teacher Technology Skills
• Students will complete the inventory during EDU 5000.
• Directions for completion are in the EDU 5000 syllabus.
• Contact your EDU 5000 instructor with questions on this
inventory.
• Report your scores to your EDU 5000 instructor.
• Thanks for helping us to identify areas of improvement in
our program!
It’s Your Turn
http://www.nova.edu/online_evaluations/
How did you
like this EDU 5000 course?
Please take a moment
and complete an
evaluation for this
(EDU 5000) and every
class you take.
IMPORTANT - Upcoming Surveys
• You will be contacted at least two times:
(1) within 12 months after graduation, and
(2) three years after graduation
• When you receive an e-mail message that asks you to
participate in our survey, please respond.
• In that message will be:
(1) a link to an online survey for you
(2) a link to an online survey for your employer
• Please ask your employer, personally, to complete this for
us. (These surveys will take about 15 minutes to complete.)
• Thanks in advance for your participation in our survey
process. This is your opportunity to help us improve our
programs!
If you forget…
Review this presentation online at any time!
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/gtep/EDU-5000-Orientation-
FSE Catalog and Student Handbook
• For all questions, refer to your
FSE Catalog and Handbook at
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/currentstudents/studentcataloghandbook.
• The catalog will answer most of your questions, but if you
don’t find what you are seeking, contact your advisor.
Follow up with your EDU 5000
instructor through Blackboard!
• Link to https://mako.nova.edu!
Plan for the future…
The Doctor of Education
Concentrations
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Educational Leadership
Healthcare Education
Higher Education
Human Services Administration
Instructional Leadership
Instructional Technology and
Distance Education
Organizational Leadership
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Minors
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Adult Education
Autism
Conflict Resolution
Curriculum Development
Gerontology
Human Resource Development
Urban Education
Community College
Doctoral Program
Program Overview
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Core Seminars (3)
Research Elective
Applied Dissertation
Concentration Area
Minor/Electives
18 credit hours
3 credit hours
12 credit hours (minimum)
18 credit hours (variable)
15 credit hours (minimum)
Total: 69 credit hours
Money matters!
http://www.fischlerschool.nova.edu/Resources/uploads/app/45/files/financi
al_aid_basics.pdf
• The next segment of EDU 5000 will cover
information on Financial Aid Basics.*
*FSE and NSU are required by the U.S. Department of Education to share this
information with you.
Feedback?
• Please contact your EDU 5000 instructor (advisor)
with questions about this presentation and your
orientation activities.
• Your instructor’s (advisor’s) name and e-mail
address are linked in your Blackboard course for
EDU 5000.
Financial Aid
EDU 5000
Orientation to the
Graduate Teacher
Education Program

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