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Field Placement & Seminar I

Course Description

The purpose of Field Placement & Seminar 1 - HMNS-1220 is to provide students with introductory skills in instructional techniques, behavioral management, and student assessment.   Students will spend six hours weekly in a regular or special education learning environment for an entire semester. They will be given opportunities to acquire skills as a Teacher Assistant.

Field Placement I students must also attend a one hour weekly seminar. The seminar will address issues relating to Field Placement, introduction to an educational portfolio, Rhode Island Assistant and Beginning Teacher Standards.

HMNS-1220 will also allow students to discover personal skills, talents and attributes that can be developed for a career in the field of Education or Special Education.


Grade C or better in HMNS 1010
And Grade C or better in either HMNS 2060 or HMNS 2070 

Required Text

HMNS-1220 Student Packet,  Author: Paula Marcello
Classroom Management for Beginning Teachers,  Author: Shirley W. Jacob

Instructional Methods

Six hours weekly guidance of supervising teacher in an educational setting

One hour weekly seminar to include:

Methods of Assessment

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