Field placement in a small urban high school environment, accompanied by a seminar focusing on various aspects of the environment as a context for teaching. Teacher candidates observe and demonstrate increasing levels of responsibility for teaching under the guidance of a mentor/teacher and a university faculty member. Emphasis on culture as it relates to pedagogy and learning, critical thinking, reflection, and use of clinical observation to describe and analyze the role of the classroom teaching in teaching and learning. Early in the program, candidates rotate between classrooms and schools in order to gain a broad range of perspectives; later field placements center on classrooms relevant to the candidate’s major. May be reelected to a total of three credits.