TITLE II 2003-2004 - Purdue University Calumet Title II HEA...

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Purdue University Calumet Title II HEA Report Card Founded in 1946, Purdue University Calumet is a comprehensive regional university dedicated to serving the professional, cultural, and general educational needs of the citizens of Northwest Indiana. Its academic programs lead to certificates and associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. The goal of Purdue Calumet's School of Education is to work with other university academic units and local schools to produce teachers who are able to teach a diverse student population utilizing a variety of research-based instructional methods that result in high quality student learning. Purdue Calumet's mission is to produce teachers who excite, encourage and enable their students to be life-long learners. Student Demographic Characteristics: Two-thirds of Purdue Calumet undergraduate students are of traditional age (17-25-years-old), attending soon after completing high school. A significant number of students are the first in their families to pursue a college degree. Fifty two percent are enrolled as full time students. Ninety-two percent are Indiana residents. Seventy-five percent of Purdue Calumet teacher education program recent graduates are female. Minority students comprise fourteen percent of 2003-2004 teacher education program completers and thirty percent of the total undergraduate student body Type of Institution: At Purdue University Calumet, teacher education candidates are required to take and pass state-mandated tests at two points as they prepare for licensure. 1) Admission to Teacher Education. Candidates must have completed 30 semester hours of course work, maintained a minimum grade index of 2.75 in education courses and an overall grade index of 2.75 with no grade below a C in English composition courses, have submitted an acceptable professional portfolio, and pass a basic skills test in reading, writing and mathematics (Praxis I) at the state mandated level. 2)
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2009 for the course BIO BIO130 taught by Professor Goralka during the Spring '09 term at Diablo Valley College.

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