School Health Education (SHE) - Courses
SHE 310 Cr.4
Introduction to Curricular Processes and Instructional Techniques
Beginning concepts in comprehensive school health education curriculum development and instructional techniques are the core of this course. Skills for delivery of effective health instruction are practiced including assessment, planning, implementation, and reflection. This course also includes an introductory field experience that is designed to help the teacher candidates identify the tile of the school and its staff through observation and participation. Lect. 3, Lab 1. Prerequisite: HED 210; admission to teacher education. Offered Spring.
SHE 407/507 Cr.3
Health Education in the Elementary School
Introduction of the school health program for the elementary education major and physical education major. Consideration is given to school health services and healthy school living, with a further emphasis on health instruction and health content for the elementary school. Prerequisite: admission to teacher education; junior standing. Offered Occasionally.
SHE 410/510 Cr.6
Application of Curriculum Processes and Instructional Techniques
This senior level experience provides an opportunity to apply the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium Standards (InTASC). The primary focus is on a teacher candidate's growth and development in the InTASC standards. The traditional field experience or participation in a Professional Development School experience will address how the InTASC standards impact teaching and learning. Further analysis of method selection and instructional strategy development is included from a practical as well as philosophical point of view. This course is taught largely at an undergraduate level. Graduate students will have additional course requirements/expectations. Lect 4, Lab 2. Prerequisite: SHE 310 or admitted to EC-MC or MC-EA Certification; SHE majors must take in last semester prior to student teaching and concurrently with SHE 415; admission to teacher education; junior standing. Offered Fall.
SHE 415/515 Cr.3
School Leadership for Health Educators
This course will develop teacher candidates' leadership skills in school health programming. An overview will be included on the following topics: group dynamics, leadership theories and styles, resources and grants, curriculum assessment and analysis, administration and coordination of health curriculum, and professional skills. Prerequisite: SHE 310; must be taken concurrently with SHE 410; admission to teacher education; junior standing. Offered Fall.
CHE/SHE 475/575 Cr.1-3
Workshop in Health Education
Group study of varying health education topics, community agencies, and educational institutions. Repeatable for credit under different topics - maximum six credits combined CHE/SHE. (Cross-listed with CHE/SHE.) Departmental option for pass/fail or letter grade. Prerequisite: junior standing. Consent of instructor. Offered Occasionally.
SHE 492 Cr.1
Student Teaching Seminar in School Health Education
Through this course for student teachers/interns, university coursework is correlated with successful teaching practices in the schools. Students build on their knowledge base, reflect on their teaching, and analyze school culture with their peers. Each seminar aligns with the InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards based on the needs of the student teachers/interns. Prerequisite: to be taken concurrently with SHE 494 or SHE 495; admitted to EC-MC or MC-EA certification program. Consent of department. Pass/Fail grading. Offered Fall, Spring.
SHE 494 Cr.3-15
Student Teaching in School Health Education: Early Childhood-Adolescence
Student teaching is a full day, full school semester, professional experience in selected elementary and secondary schools with qualified, approved cooperating teachers. Orientation, seminars and classroom projects required. May be repeated for credit in a subsequent semester for each additional licensure. Prerequisite: completion of all requirements in education, including special methods courses; recommendation by the appropriate education program faculty; 2.75 cumulative GPA and a 2.75 GPA in the major, minor, concentration. Consent of department. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading. Offered Fall, Spring.
SHE 495 Cr.3-15
Teaching internship is a full day, full school semester, professional experience in selected elementary and secondary schools with qualified, approved cooperating teachers. Orientation, seminars and classroom projects required. Requires selection for Wisconsin Internship Program placement and a state intern license. Prerequisite: completion of requirements in education, including special methods courses; recommendation by the appropriate education program faculty; 3.00 cumulative GPA and a 3.00 GPA in the major, minor, concentration and professional course work; Praxis II. Consent of department. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading. Offered Fall, Spring.