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ITE 316

What it means to be a teacher…

ITE 316: Field Experience, aka Get Schooled

Summer 1 (3-week intensive, May 22 – June 9)

ITE 316 is a 3-credit course with an Oral Communication Focus designed to provide students with the opportunity to spend time in a school working with children or teens. While observing and assisting a mentor teacher in elementary (K-6), secondary (6-12) or special education, students will develop a general understanding of what it means to be a teacher, the work that it entails, and its rewards. Students will accumulate more than the 40 hours of supervised group leadership field experience as required by College of Education elementary and secondary teacher licensure programs prior to application.

This course provides the trifecta in feeling good. Students can feel good about spending time in a classroom, helping a teacher. They can also feel good about making a difference in a child’s life. And best of all, they can feel good about getting credit for it.

Fulfills the general education requirement: FGB

About the Instructor
Vail Matsumoto is an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Teacher Education and a former DOE high school teacher. She believes in teaching what you love, loving what you teach, and Santa Claus.

For inquiries about the course: call 956-4408 or email vail@hawaii.edu.

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Term Dates

  • Summer 1
    May 22 – June 30, 2017
  • Summer 2
    July 3 – August 11, 2017
  • Varied Date Courses
    Class schedules vary between May 22 – August 11, 2017

  • Registration Dates
    UHM Seniors
    March 7
    UHM Continuing
    March 8
    New or Visiting
    March 14

Questions? Contact Us

UHM Outreach College

Sinclair Library 310

2425 Campus Road

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-7221

Email: ochelp@hawaii.edu

Web: outreach.hawaii.edu