MAT Advising Fall 2013

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MAT ADVISING
Fall 2013
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
indicates that you understand
this requirement.
• Notice MAT Important Information Contract
 Maintain 3.0 or better GPA
 All classes finished before internship
 And more …
UCA Email
Check your
UCA email!
App Attack
THERE’S AN
APP FOR THAT
Course Selection
• Spring and Summer 2014
schedules available on-line at
www.uca.edu/schedule
• Check for “special notes”
before enrolling in courses
• http://uca.edu/teaching/
Course Selection
• MAT 5310 and 5320
 Prerequisites to all other
courses.
• MAT 6310 (Diversity)
 Take MAT 6338/MAT
6302 and MAT 6311 first.
 Enroll in semester before
internship.
• MAT 6312
 Child Development
 Take ASTL 6380 first.
• MAT 6311
 Assessment
 Take ASTL 6380 first.
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
Content Elective
Courses (7-12 Licenses)
Spring 2014
Summer 2014
• ITEC 6368 Business
Technology
• MAT 6307 –
Mathematics
• WLAN 5330 (for
MAT 6311) –
Foreign Languages
• ART 5360 & 5361
– Art
• ITEC 6368 –
Business
Technology
• WLAN 5325 –
Foreign Languages
Field Experiences
Spring
Summer
• 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 Jan 7 OR Jan 8,
6:00pm - Mashburn 103
• MAT 6699: Internship
 REQUIRED orientation
meeting Jan 9, 6:00 Mashburn 103
 Check UCA e-mail for
assignment
Important Dates for
Internship Placement
• Wednesday, October 30 at 6 PM in Mashburn
103 -- For those needing Spring '14 placement
 Meeting with those who might need placement for
Spring 2014 internship.
 If uncertain whether placement is needed, come to
the meeting.
• Thursday, Nov 7, 4:30pm
 Placement forms due! [See MAT website.]
 If you’re not sure, submit the forms and withdraw if
hired.
Wiki
http://bearmats.wikispaces.com/
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.
Program Changes
• Ability to test up/down one
grade band
• MAT no longer admits P-4
candidates
• Significant Praxis test
changes
Required
Tests/Forms
 GRE/Praxis I
 Passed before the end of the 1st semester
 Petition For Candidacy
 Completed after 9 hours in program
 Praxis II Content Test(s)
 Passed before application for provisional license or
application to internship
 Praxis II PLT
 Passed at beginning of internship
www.ets.org/praxis
Praxis Changes –
Praxis I
Old
New Test
Test
5710 Core Academic Skills for
Educators: Reading
New Test #
5712
Qualifying
Score
156
5720 Core Academic Skills for
Educators: Writing
5730 Core Academic Skills for
Educators: Mathematics
5722
162
5732
150
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5751)
Must be submitted by the end of your first semester of enrollment.
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,
Oct 28
Tuesday,
Oct 29
Wednesday,
Oct 30
If a class is full and you REALLY need it, call or email
Laura Kendrick and ask to be put on the WAIT-LIST

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