UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

EPP - Field Experience

Field Hours by Course

Courses which have a field experience, and the total number of contact hours needed to fulfill the requirements of the course.  Unless otherwise noted, all field hours take place outside of scheduled class meetings. In addition, candidates will be responsible to provide their own transportation to their placement(s). All placements require cooperating teachers to complete an evaluation of the candidate as part of the experience which will be placed in your chalk and wire portfolio. The evaluations and placements are developmental in scope and sequence and evaluate the candidates dispositions, and knowledge and performance of the Wisconsin Teacher Standards.

ENGL 355 Literature-Based Reading Methods for Adolescents

15 hours

MUS 181 Introduction to Music Education

15 hours

MUS 281 Secondary Methods - General Music

10 hours

MUS 351 Elementary Methods - Classroom Music

13 hours

MUS 352 Secondary Methods - Music Performance

15 hours

P ED 265 Physical Activities I 

10 hours

P ED 266 Physical Activites II

10 hours

SPED 330 Introduction to Special Education

10 hours

TED 100 Intro to Education

7 hours

TED 250 Educational Psychology

25 hours 

TED/ENGL 252 Foundations of Diversity and Equity in Education (d)

25 hours (falcon tutors) 
Transportation will be provided
Scheduled as a lab with TED 252

Elementary Education Methods Block I

TED 312 Elementary Techniques Science
TED 315 Elementary Techniques in Mathematics
TED 317 Reading Practicum

150 hours

Placement is full days, three days per week (MWF) during the final eight weeks of the semester.

Elementary Education Methods Block II

TED 310 Elementary Techniques in Language Arts
TED 311 Elementary Techniques Social Studies
TED 316 Developmental Reading

150 hours

Placement is full days, three days per week (MWF) during the final eight weeks of the semester.

 TED 330 Infant and Toddler Programs

20 hours

 TED 332 Preschool Curriculum

14-18 hours

 TED 335 Kindergarten Curriculum & Materials

14-18 hours

 TED 414 Developmental of the Transescent

15 hours

TED 422 Secondary School & Content Area Reading

15 hours

Secondary Content Area Methods Courses

  • TED 425 Techniques of Elementary Education: Physical Education
  • TED 428 Techniques of Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Education: TESOL
  • TED 429 Techniques in K-12 Health Education
  • TED 430 Techniques in Art
  • TED 432 Techniques in English
  • TED 435 Techniques of Teaching Secondary Physical Education
  • TED 437 Techniques of Middle-Secondary Education: Spanish
  • TED 440 Techniques in Agriculture
  • TED 448 Techniques of Elementary Education: Spanish

25 hours

Social Studies Methods Blocks

Middle School Block - all courses must be attempted in the same semester

  • TED 445 Techniques in Middle School Social Studies 
  • TED 444 Applied Support for Diverse Learners in Middle School Social Studies

High School Methods Block-all courses must be attempted in the same semester

  • TED 433 Techniques in High School Social Studies
  • TED 463 Content Area Literacy in the High School Social Studies Classroom
  • TED 466 Classroom Management in Middle and Secondary Social Studies and Science

Middle School Block = 75-100 hours

High School Block = 75 - 100 hours

Science Methods Block

Middle School Methods Block - all courses must be attempted in the same semester

  • TED 454 Methods for Teaching Middle School Science
  • TED 454 Methods for Teaching Middle School Science

High School Methods Block - all courses must be attempted in the same semester

  • TED 434 Methods for Teaching High School Science
  • TED 462 Content Area Literacy in Middle and High School Science
  • TED 468 Classroom Management in Middle and Secondary Social Studies and Science

Middle School Block = 75-100 hours

High School Block = 75 - 100 hours 

Mathematics Methods Block

Middle School Block Methods - all courses must be attempted in the same semester

  • MATH 304 Investigations in Middle School Mathematics
  • TED 457 Applied Support for Diverse Learners in the Mathematics Middle School Classroom
  • TED 458 Middle School Mathematics Methods

High School Block Methods - all courses must be attempted in the same semester

  • MATH 305 Integrating Technology in Teaching High School Mathematics
  • TED 438 High School Mathematics Methods
  • TED 464 Content Literacy in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom
  • TED 467 Motivation and Engagement in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom

Middle School Block = 75-100 hours

High School Block = 75 - 100 hours