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ERIC Number: ED118554
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Elementary Education at Utah State University, Logan, Utah. Sodia Program Description, Philosophy and Student Handbook of Competencies.
Utah State Univ., Logan. Dept. of Elementary Education.
The document describes Utah State University's program in elementary education, called SODIA, an acronym for self, others, discipline, implementation, and associate. The first part of the document identifies specific competencies student teachers need in developing their own self-awareness, in learning communication skills, and in teaching the specific subjects of language arts, reading, math, science, and social studies. It suggests specific instructional activities the student is expected to perform in the classroom as a student teacher. The second part of the document is a handbook of student teaching, defining the role of both student teacher and his/her supervisors. The student is expected to fill out forms which are included as a record of his/her development in different competencies. The third part of the document contains letters from school systems supporting the SODIA program. The last part of the document is a student program planning guidebook meant for use by education majors at Utah State. (CD)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Competency Based Teacher Education, Cooperating Teachers, Educational Philosophy, Guidelines, Higher Education, Individual Development, Performance Criteria, Program Descriptions, Rating Scales, Self Evaluation, Student Teachers, Student Teaching, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Univ., Logan. Dept. of Elementary Education.