Observa(on Sign-‐up Pre-‐Service Teachers College of Educa-on Center for Literacy
Details 1. Observa-on sign-‐up is on a ﬁrst come, ﬁrst serve basis. 2. Observa-on dates will be available for two 4-‐week -me periods. • Phase I: October 3-‐October 28 • Phase II: November 7-‐December 2 3. There are 144 available observa-on dates for UA students to visit the ﬁeld. 4. You must sign-‐up using the Google Spreadsheet linked on the Ning.
Observa-on Guidelines -‐ Before • You can check out an SD memory card from Zook 435 or use your own camera. • Dress professionally and appropriately. Remember, you are represen-ng the University of Akron College of Educa-on. • Arrive at the school 10 minutes prior to the observa-on to allow -me to sign-‐in at the oﬃce and get direc-ons to the classroom. • Make sure you know the name of the teacher you are there to observe so you can communicate eﬀec-vely with oﬃce personnel.
Observa-on Guidelines -‐ During • You should bring an SD card or your own camera to record video. Ask the teacher for the digital camera once you arrive. • Videotape only the Shared eBook Reading session. • Leave the camera with the classroom teacher, but remember to bring the SD card back to campus with you.
Observa-on Guidelines -‐ AIer • Review the Video Capture and Transfer tutorial document to see how to move your video to a local machine. • You can check out a SD Card Reader from Zook 435 to transfer your video. • Return the SD card and card reader to Zook 435 once the transfer is complete.
Next Steps • Visit the Pre-‐Service Teachers Group on the NING and access the Observa(on Sign-‐Up discussion • Review the Google Map of DigiTXT School Sites • Access the Google Spreadsheet to view available observa-on -mes and Sign-‐Up. • Prior to your observa-on, review the Video Capture and Transfer tutorial document posted on the NING.