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GROUP ADVISING Information for Seniors. Fall 2009. How you prepare for Group Advising. Gather forms View unofficial transcript Update ISET Checklist Update 4-year plan. Where you can find the forms. Pick up the forms at: The ISET Office (McKee 227) or

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How you prepare for group advising
How you prepare for Group Advising

  • Gather forms

  • View unofficial transcript

  • Update ISET Checklist

  • Update 4-year plan


Where you can find the forms
Where you can find the forms

  • Pick up the forms at:

    • The ISET Office (McKee 227) or

    • Print from the ISET website (Forms)

  • ISET course checklist

  • 4-year plan worksheet

  • GPA prediction worksheet


Catalog
Catalog

  • Look on URSA to see which catalog you are in – Go to

    • Student Information  Curriculum Information

    • Current Program  Catalog Term

  • Read the course descriptions

  • Check out course prerequisites

  • Be aware of GPA requirements


Look at your unofficial transcript on ursa
Look at your Unofficial Transcript on URSA

  • Do you have the…

    • Correct major ? (minor if applicable)

    • Correct concentration ?

    • Elementary licensure ?

    • ESL endorsement ? (if applicable)


Do you have transfer credits
Do you have transfer credits?

  • These are listed by institution on your unofficial transcript

  • AP/IB credits

  • Contact Admissions {351-2881}

    if credits are not listed


View ursa for transcript totals
View URSA for Transcript Totals

  • Located above Courses in Progress

  • Earned Hours = transfer credits + UNC credits

    • Credit total determines registration date

  • Use overall Quality Points, GPA hours, and GPA values to complete GPA worksheet

  • Follow instructions for calculating GPA on GPA Worksheet

  • Second page of GPA Worksheet gives the Quality Point values for letter grades


Gpa is very important
GPA is Very Important!

  • 2.75 cumulative GPA needed for most PTEP prerequisite courses

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA required the semester before the Literacy Practicum and Student teaching:

    • EDEL 445/446 Literacy Block

    • EDEL 450

    • EDEL 453/454 Student Teaching Block


Grade forgiveness best way to raise your gpa
Grade Forgiveness: Best way to raise your GPA

  • May be applied toward 4 courses (up to 12 credits)

  • Application available at www.unco.edu/registrar

  • Submit application to Registrar’s Office prior to ADD/DROP deadline of semester course is retaken

  • Keep a copy of the application for your personal records


Update your iset checklist
Update your ISET Checklist

  • Check the courses you have already completed according to your unofficial transcript

  • Check the courses you are currently enrolled in


Esl information
ESL Information

  • ESL concentration requires

    • 2 years of H.S. foreign language or

    • 1 full year of college level foreign language

    • Document language background through vicky.stromberger@unco.edu

    • PLACE Test for ESL Endorsement


Community college guaranteed transfer courses
Community College Guaranteed Transfer Courses

  • Please see the Community College Guaranteed Transfer Course sheet

    • Found on ISET website

    • www.unco.edu/ISET/forms

  • Completed transfer credit transcript must be sent to Admissions


  • Where do you find ptep information
    Where do you find PTEP Information?

    • www.unco.edu/teach

    • Very important!

    • Required forms are available here

    • Check often--frequently updated!


    Edel 445 446 request for literacy practicum placement
    EDEL 445/446Request For Literacy Practicum Placement

    • Found at http://www.unco.edu/teach/eptep.html

    • Registered in EDFE 120 semester prior to request

    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 semester prior to request

    • Completed or currently enrolled in EDEL 350

    • Proof of registration for PLACE or PRAXIS II

    • Partner Schools need:

      • Resume *

      • One-page letter to cooperating teacher

  • ** Preference for placements are NOT guaranteed

  • *Check Career Services website for assistance


  • Praxis ii
    PRAXIS II

    • See PRAXIS II on ISET website

    • Budget and prepare ($130)

    • Take one year priorto Student Teaching

    • Review content area information

      • Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, History/Social Science

    • Practice/Review material available online www.ets.org/praxis/register or at a bookstore

    • Network with each other!


    Classes with registration issues
    Classes With Registration Issues

    • SCED 475  must register for specific lab to accompany specific lecture

      • SCED 475 should be taken with the Literacy Practicum: EDEL 445 & 446


    Please note
    Please Note!

    • * All methods courses must be completed Priorto final student teaching (EDEL 453 and 454)

    • Methods courses include:

      • ART 444

      • CH 303 ** (may be taken during student teaching)

      • SES 403

      • MUS 305

      • TESL 370

      • EDEL 450 (minimum grade of ‘B’ or better)

      • SCED 475

      • EDEL 445 & 446 (minimum grade of ‘B’ or better)


    Student teaching
    Student Teaching

    • Enroll in EDFE 130 semester prior to student teaching {EDEL 453/454} Required 3.0 Cumulative GPA semester prior

  • Passing score on PLACE or PRAXIS II for EDFE 130

  • Placement request for Student Teaching is on Blackboard through EDFE 130 course


  • Have you looked at your degree evaluation
    Have you looked at your Degree Evaluation?

    • Locate your Degree Evaluation on URSA

    • If you have questions please print this off

    • Bring your Degree Evaluation to Group Advising

    • Your advisor will review your Degree Evaluation and answer your questions


    Graduation information
    Graduation Information

    • Conduct Grad Check Last semester prior to Literacy Practicum {EDEL 445/446}

    • Registrar’s Office - Carter Hall 3002

      • Call to make an appointment: 351-2231

    • See ISET advisor regarding any questions/concerns

      • DO NOT PANIC !

    • Apply for graduation @ 90 credits applicable toward degree  Registrar’s Office or online


    Are you on the listserv
    Are You on the Listserv?

    • Check the ISET website bullet for Listserv

    • Valuable information for ISET major

      • Important dates and deadlines

      • Speakers and events

      • Volunteer opportunities

      • Employment opportunities


    Do you know about the iset library
    Do you know about the ISET Library?

    • Please visit the ISET Resource Library!

      • McKee 227 (ISET Office)

    • Useful, current texts on:

      • Literacy, classroom management, strategies, cognitive function, etc…

    • Easy check-out

    • Come see what is available!


    Spring registration dates based on earned credits
    Spring Registration Dates Based on Earned Credits

    • 11/04 Senior 160-100 cr

    • 11/05 Senior 99-90 cr


    Sign up for group advising
    Sign-up forGroup Advising

    • PTEP will register students for

      EDEL 453 & 454 (Student Teaching)

    • To sign-up for a Group Advising session:

      • Call the ISET Office at 351-2929

        • OR

  • Stop by the ISET Office : McKee 227


  • Final n otes
    Final Notes

    • You can make an individual appointment after you have attended Group Advising if you have more questions or need to discuss issues privately

    • No PIN numbers are given in individual appointments


    Iset advisors mckee 227 351 2929
    ISET Advisors McKee 227 351-2929

    • Pat Doherty

      • 351-1369

      • Pat.doherty@unco.edu

    • Jaime Donahue

      • 351-1602

      • Jaime.donahue@unco.edu