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									GROUP ADVISING


  SPRING 2009
          IDLA Advisors
       McKee 227 351-2929

 Pat Doherty
  351-1369
  Pat.doherty@unco.edu



 Jaime Donahue
  351-1602
  Jaime.donahue@unco.edu
Getting Started!
  Preview of the Process

Gather Materials
View Transcript on Ursa
Calculate GPA
Update Checklist
Update 4-year plan
                  Gather Materials



 Found on IDLA website www.unco.edu/idla
                         OR
    In   the IDLA Office – McKee 227
 IDLA checklist (select the one for your catalog year)
 4-year plan worksheet
 GPA prediction worksheet
View Unofficial Transcript on Ursa


 Confirm Curriculum Information
 Correct major
 Correct concentration
 Elementary licensure
 ESL endorsement if
  applicable
View Ursa for transfer credit information



 Transfer credits are listed by institution


 AP/IB credits are listed


 Contact Admissions {351-2881} if credits are
 missing
    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!

• 2.75 GPA needed for most PTEP
      prerequisite courses
• 3.0 GPA required for:
  • EDEL 445/446 Literacy Block

  • EDEL 450

  • EDEL 453/454 Student Teaching
    Block
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 IDLA Checklist


 Use unofficial transcript on Ursa


 Check courses you are currently
 enrolled in
   Update your 4-Year Plan


 Include classes you plan to take next
 semester


 Students with an updated checklist and
 4-year plan will receive priority in advising
       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 IDLA advisor regarding any questions/concerns
     DO NOT PANIC !


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

 Carefully check location of class

 DO NOT register for any class with:
     LOWR, LOV or COSP location
      campus locations
   Off
  DIST = Extended Studies
   {extra   tuition cost}
          Course Information

 EDEL 350: availability to tutor for 1 hour
  {two times/week} 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.
  T or W or R or F



 MATH 391, MATH 395 & MED 381  Fall
 ONLY courses {Math concentration}

 EDEL 450 prerequisites : EDEL 350, Math 283,
 and 3.0 GPA
   Classes With Registration Issues


• COMM 100; 103  must register for
 both
  •   Not required for students in the 2008-09 catalog
• SCED 475  must register for specific
  lab to accompany specific lecture
• HUM 120; also co-register for HUM 121
      Science Course Information

 BIO 265; SCI 265; ESCI 265


  You   must register for Lecture (3-4 cr)
                      ~AND ~
  You   must register for the Lab (0 cr)

** Submit both CRN numbers at the same time
            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
    Bilingual Endorsement


     New CDE requirement

K-12 Bilingual Endorsement also
 requires an ESL Endorsement
 Community College Guaranteed Transfer Courses



 Please see the Community College
 Guaranteed Transfer Course sheet
  Foundon IDLA website
  www.unco.edu/IDLA/forms


 Completed transfer credit transcript
 may be sent to Admissions
PTEP Information School of Teacher Education {STE}


www.unco.edu/teach
*Very important information
*Required forms available here
*Check often--frequently
 updated!
              Checkpoint Courses

• 0 credit courses with no scheduled meetings
• Print Checklist
 •   Complete requirements by due date {STE website}
     •   EDFE 110 & EDFE 120 due 03/01/2009
     •   EDFE 130 due 02/13/2009

Register in the appropriate semester:
 EDFE 110: semester prior to PTEP prerequisites
• EDFE 120: semester prior to Literacy Practicum with
  3.0 GPA
• EDFE 130: semester prior to Student Teaching with
  3.0 GPA
                       EDEL 445/446
          Request 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 (tutoring)
 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
           Student Teaching

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

 Passing score on PLACE or PRAXIS II for
 EDFE 130

 Placement request for Student Teaching is on
 Blackboard through EDEL 130 course
               PRAXIS II
 See PRAXIS II on IDLA website
 Budget and prepare ($130)
 Take one year prior to 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 bookstore
 Network with each other!
   Are You on the Listserv?


 Check the IDLA website bullet for Listserv


 Valuable information for IDLA major
  Important dates and deadlines
  Speakers and events

  Volunteer opportunities

  Employment opportunities
        IDLA Resource Library


 Please visit the new IDLA Resource Library!
  McKee   227 (IDLA Office)
 Useful, current texts on:
  Literacy,classroom management, strategies,
   cognitive function, etc…
 Easy check-out
 Come see what is available!
                    Sign-up for
              New Group Advising Session




 To sign-up for New Group Advising session:


  Call   Valerie @ 351-2929

           OR


  Stop   by the IDLA Office : McKee 227
          Final Notes


• Individual appointments are
 available after you have
 attended Group Advising
    If your advising session is prior to 03/01…
                         …



Please visit the IDLA Office in McKee
*

227 to obtain Pin # from Valerie !

*You will need to indicate the date
you attended group advising
 Spring Registration Dates Based on Completed Credits


 04/06          Senior              160-120 cr
 04/07          Senior              119-100 cr
 04/08          Senior              99-90 cr
 04/09          Junior              89-84 cr
 04/10          Junior              83-76 cr
 04/13          Junior              75-70 cr
 04/14          Junior              69-64 cr
 04/15          Jr./Soph.           63-58 cr
   Spring Registration Dates Based on Completed Credits


 04/16           Sophomore          57-50 cr
 04/17           Sophomore          49-46 cr
 04/20           Sophomore          45-42 cr
 04/21           Sophomore          41-35 cr
 04/22           Sophomore          34-30 cr
 04/23           Freshmen           29-22 cr
 04/24           Freshmen           21-18 cr
 04/27           Freshmen           17-10 cr
 04/28           Freshmen           9-1 cr
 04/29           Freshmen           0

								
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