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EL ED 496R

Academic Internship

Teacher Education David O. McKay School of Education

Course Description

A full-year classroom teaching internship in the public schools.

When Taught


Grade Rule

Grade Rule 11: P, T, E, I (Pass-fail grade rule with a T option)





Other Prerequisites

Prior application; requires a total GPA of 2.70, at least a C grade in all major and minor courses; FBI fingerprint background clearance.


NOTE: See Education Student Services for application dates. NOTE: An APPROVED Internship Application is required before adding.


El Ed 496R Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome

Participating in the Public School Setting The intern will: reflect with the intent to improve practice. establish and maintain an effective learning environment. effectively manage children in all facets of a school setting. be a full-time teacher for one school year. apply knowledge from various content courses as they relate to teaching in an elementary classroom. apply knowledge of various pedagogical methods for planning, teaching, and assessing and when they are most appropriate. consistently engage collaboratively with colleagues and parents. demonstrate high levels of professionalism during their internship. create a Praxis Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT) that measures their skills in using contextual factors, planning, assessment, lesson design, interpretation of student performance, and reflection.