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Summer 2006




EDUC 306  Lifespan Human Development                              3 credits
An introduction to human development through the life-span. The course is designed specifically for nursing students and covers theoretical perspectives and empirical research on development from the prenatal period through senescence, with consideration of practical implications. Issues in physical, social, cognitive and affective development are examined. Note: Access to the internet and use of e-book and online activities is required. This course does not satisfy the requirements of the psychology major or minor. Students not pursuing a degree in nursing may take this course for elective credit. Also listed as PSYC 306. Prerequisite: PSYC 100. For more information contact eobrien@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0127] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             O'BRIEN, E
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (LH8 ...)


EDUC 312  Analysis of Teaching and Learning                       3 credits
HYBRID COURSE - This course is an introduction to a systematic approach to instruction. Special emphasis is placed on developing performance objectives, planning teaching strategies and formulating evaluation instruments to assess learning. The use of technological resources in instructional planning is emphasized. Students will develop skills to create meaningful learning experiences for students of diverse cultural, ethnic, linguistic and intellectual backgrounds. These skills then are practiced in actual teaching situations. This course will meet completely online after June 30, 2006. Prerequisite: Permission of the department. For more information contact vwilli5@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG THIS IS A SHARED COURSE
          WITH EDUC 602/6060.
[0128] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             WILLIAMS, V
            TuTh.......4:30pm- 7:40pm (ACIV208)


EDUC 490  Individual Projects in Education                      1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


EDUC 601  Human Learning and Cognition                            3 credits
HYBRID COURSE - This course emphasizes major principles of human learning and cognition viewed from empiricist, nativist and constructivist perspectives. Topics such as conditioning, memory, information processing, motivation, problem-solving and metacognition will be investigated systematically. Principles of learning as applied to special populations (the gifted and talented, the handicapped, the adult learner) and models of teaching (e.g. discovery, inquiry, cooperative) also are emphasized. Prerequisite: Consent of department. For more information contact vwilli5@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0130] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             WILLIAMS, V
            MW.........4:30pm- 7:40pm (ACIV208)


EDUC 602  Instructional Systems Development I                     3 credits
HYBRID/ONLINE COURSE - This course includes the elements of analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation. An emphasis is placed on micro-level design issues including analysis, design and evaluation. Learners work through the ISD process to assemble a training or education project that is ready for implementation. A design plan and lesson plan is constructed to allow learners real-world experience in the ISD process. For more information contact vwilli5@umbc.edu for section 6060 (hybrid) or hodell@umbc.edu for section 8030 (online).
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG SECTION 6060 IS A SHARED
          COURSE  WITH  EDUC  312.  SECTION  8030 IS
          OFFERED COMPLETELY ONLINE.
[0131] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             WILLIAMS, V
            TuTh.......4:30pm- 7:40pm (ACIV210)
[0132] 8030 Meets 05/30/2006 - 08/18/2006             HODELL, C
            TBA                       (WEB ...)


EDUC 603  Instructional Systems Development II                    3 credits
ONLINE COURSE - The course focuses upon theoretical macro and micro models of instructional systems and their applications in public school systems, higher education, government agencies, and industry. Learning experiences include the opportunity to design processes for solving educational and training problems. Students will develop a management proposal based on a selected model. Prerequisite: EDUC 602 and consent of department. For more information contact kcurra1@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG THIS  COURSE IS OFFERED
          COMPLETELY ONLINE.
[0133] 8030 Meets 05/30/2006 - 08/18/2006             CURRAN, K
            TBA                       (WEB ...)


EDUC 605  The Adult Learner                                       3 credits
ONLINE COURSE - This course covers adult learning theories, instructional strategies and other aspects of adult learning and human performance improvement, with a special emphasis on the implications for design, delivery, evaluation and the application of learning. Other selected topics include alternative methods to traditional learning/training, and the characteristics, motivation and learning preferences of adult learners. For more information contact gregw@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG THIS  COURSE IS OFFERED
          COMPLETELY ONLINE.
[0134] 8030 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/21/2006             WILLIAMS, G
            TBA                       (WEB ...)


EDUC 641  Online Classroom                                        3 credits
ONLINE COURSE - In this course, various aspects of computer-mediated communication and instruction are examined. A broad range of distance education issues and applications are explored from a theoretical and practical standpoint. For more information contact berge@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG THIS  COURSE IS OFFERED
          COMPLETELY ONLINE.
[0135] 8030 Meets 05/30/2006 - 08/18/2006             BERGE, Z
            TBA                       (WEB ...)


EDUC 681  Survey Of Instructional Technology                      3 credits
          Applications                                      
First in a series of three Instructional Technology courses, this course exposes students to a range of multi-media tools used to design interactive instruction including computer-based training (CBT) and web-based training (WBT) products. Through analysis and hands-on experience with each tool, the students identify the properties of each tool, describe the strengths and limitations and evaluate their application for different learning events. This course was formerly listed as EDUC 640. For more information contact pkeller1@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG FORMERLY LISTED AS EDUC
          640.
[0137] 8010 Meets 05/30/2006 - 08/18/2006             KELLERMAN, P
            M..........6:00pm- 9:15pm (ACIV464)


EDUC 689E Advanced Special Topics in Education                    3 credits
          Educational Technology for ESOL Teachers          
ONLINE COURSE - This course is designed for practicing English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers at any level of instruction. The course focuses on exploring teachers’ beliefs and building new skills related to using technology to enhance the teaching and learning of English as a foreign language (EFL). Opportunities to reflect, analyze teaching beliefs and gain new skills are provided throughout the course. For more information contact savendano@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0138] 6120 Meets 05/30/2006 - 08/18/2006             AVENDANO, S
            TBA                       (WEB ...)


EDUC 689T Advanced Special Topics in Education                    3 credits
          Managing Training and Performance                 
HYBRID COURSE - This course will address the management of training and performance improvement programs. Topics will include the role of the training and performance manager, demonstrating your value to the organization, assessing program quality and results; working with supervisors, managers, specialists and consultants; managing trainers, designers, and technical specialists; managing program delivery, creating a learning organization; budgeting for training, career management, marketing your services, and alternative instructional delivery. Professionals from the field of training and performance will be guest speakers. The course is designed for students to explore multiple perspectives of “real world” applications and the skills and knowledge required in management positions. The course format will include both in-person and online class meetings. For example, one week the class will meet in person, and the next week it will meet online. A specific class schedule will be established after the guest speaker dates are confirmed. For more information contact gregw@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0139] 8010 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/21/2006             WILLIAMS, G
            W..........6:30pm- 9:00pm (ACIV461)


EDUC 7700 Master's Special Study                                   1 credit

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


EDUC 771  Research Designs in Education                           3 credits
HYBRID COURSE - This course provides an overview of designs used in educational research. Topics include, but are not limited to, experimental, quasi-experimental, historical, ethnographic and phenomenological modes of inquiry. Emphases are on the assumptions, applications, tools and procedures associated with each of the varied designs. For example, study of experimental and quasi- experimental design will attend to issues such as validity, randomization and multi-variate statistics. The class meetings will be held on the following Tuesdays and Thursdays: May 30, June 1, June 6, June 8, June 13, June 15, and June 20. Students must present their final project in a poster session scheduled between August 28 and September 8th. Final project are due on September 11, 2006. Prerequisite: EDUC 601, EDUC 602 and/or consent of department. For more information contact oliva@umbc.edu.
          Grade  Method:  REG  THIS COURSE  WILL RUN
          FROM MAY 30, 2006-SEPTEMBER 8, 2006.
[0142] 6120 Meets 05/30/2006 - 08/18/2006             OLIVA, L
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 8:20pm (ACIV210)


EDUC 772  Evaluation and Assessment                               3 credits

          Grade  Method: REG  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


EDUC 792S ISD Internship ISD Internship                         1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


EDUC 792T ISD Internship                                          3 credits
ONLINE COURSE - A field-oriented experience in which the student designs and implements a system of instruction, an analysis technique or evaluation design in a setting consistent with the student's professional preparation. For more information contact gregw@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG THIS  COURSE IS OFFERED
          COMPLETELY ONLINE.
[0144] 8030 Meets 05/30/2006 - 08/18/2006             WILLIAMS, G
            TBA                       (WEB ...)


EDUC 794T ISD Project Seminar                                     3 credits
ONLINE COURSE - This course provides the advanced graduate student in the ISD program the opportunity to analyze an educational or training problem, and apply the complete instructional systems development process to the design and development of a comprehensive instructional program to meet the needs determined by the analysis. The student is expected to design a project plan and follow the plan as he or she designs and develops all the instructional material necessary to support delivery of the comprehensive instructional system. The instructional system is expected to include an evaluation component and reflect the proper application of ISD principles in the overall design. Prerequisite: Completion of 9 out of 12 program courses and consent of department. For more information contact gregw@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0145] 8030 Meets 05/30/2006 - 08/18/2006             WILLIAMS, G
            TBA                       (WEB ...)


EDUC 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


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