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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