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Undergraduate Catalog 2012

Education

EDUC 199 (2.00)

Freshman Seminar

   Course ID: 053430
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 216 (3.00)

Foundations of Leadership Development

This course is designed to help develop effective, ethical leaders. The principles and practices of leadership will be addressed, incorporating opportunities to implement what is learned. It is a highly interactive course that requires extensive in-class discussion. The main goals are to help students better understand themselves, develop intercultural competence, communicate effectively in group settings, develop an ethical decision-making process, value civic engagement and actively apply leadership skills.
   Course ID: 050065
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: PSYC 216
   Requirement Group: You must complete PSYC 100 with a C or better.

EDUC 299 (1.00 - 3.00)

Special Topics in Education.

This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits .
   Course ID: 053447
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Mthd & Mtrls Of Research, Concpts Of Peer Tutoring, Top: Tutoring K-12, Diversity & Pluralism, Civic Imag/Social Entrep, Leadership Development I, Spec Top: Lit For Child, Children's Literature, Top:Student Peer Advise, Media Rep Of Teachers, Top:Student Peer Advisng, Top: Tutoring Techniques, Literature For Children, Special Topics In Educ, Top: Stdnt Peer Advising, Save Our Trees ---- Stop the Ivy!

EDUC 306 (3.00)

Lifespan Human Development

An introduction to human development through the lifespan. 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.
   Course ID: 050066
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: PSYC 306
   Requirement Group: You must have completed PSYC 100 with a C or better before you can enroll in this course.

EDUC 310 (2.00)

Inquiry into Education

This course introduces reflective practice as a foundation for the study of teaching and learning. Inquiry as a way of learning about schools, as well as about self as teacher and learner, will be explored through reflection on students' experiences with children and schooling. The macro- and micro-sociocultural contexts of education across diverse settings will be examined. Students will draw upon anthropological and sociological research methods to study the dynamics of classrooms, schools and communities. Field experiences are required in this course. Prerequisite: permission of the department
   Course ID: 053457
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 310L (1.00)

Inquiry Into Education - Field

   Course ID: 053458
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Field Studies

EDUC 311 (3.00)

Psychological Foundations of Education

The psychology of school learning will be explored. There will be an overview of theories of teaching, learning, motivation and related research, including the philosophical assumptions underlying each - within the dynamics of context of class, culture, race and gender issues - The overall focus will be an exploration of ways of knowing and ways that learners construct knowledge. Emphasis is placed on empirical findings and their implications for the process of schooling. Topics include instructional models and objectives, conditioning, skill acquisition, verbal learning, memory, problem-solving, creativity and discovery learning. Prerequisite: Permission of the department
   Course ID: 053459
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 313 (2.00)

Concepts and Practice of Peer-Assisted Learning I

This course is designed to train prospective peer tutors, undergraduate TAs, and student course discussion leaders in the theory-based techniques and methods of tutoring. Students will learn the roles of the tutor and the tutee and how the interaction of these roles promotes effective tutoring and learning. Areas of emphasis include collaborative/interactive learning, communication skills for tutoring, conducting successful tutoring sessions for varied learners and tutoring situations, and strategies for discipline and skill-specific tutoring. A range of teaching methods from lecture to experiential exercises will be used; active learning/participation is essential to course mastery. Students will model, practice, evaluate and develop tutoring techniques alone and in groups, and apply the principles and strategies they learn in actual tutoring sessions. Recommended Preparation: A 200-level course or above in the tutoring discipline; completion of 29 credits with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and 3.0 subject GPA in the courses to be tutored; and permission of the instructor.
   Course ID: 053461
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 314 (2.00)

Concepts and Practice of Peer-Assisted Learning II

Continuation of EDUC 313. Recommended Preparation: EDUC 313 and permission of the instructor
   Course ID: 053462
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 356 (2.00)

Field Experience in Early Childhood Education (Level I).

   Course ID: 053482
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 387 (3.00)

Tutoring and Literacy

This course is designed to provide training and ongoing support to UMBC students who are serving as tutors in community-based programs. Students will explore issues related to literacy and will learn strategies for improving the tutored children's skills and interest in reading. Recommended Preparation: Sophomore standing or permission of the instructor
   Course ID: 053487
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 388 (3.00)

Inclusion and Instruction

This course is designed to introduce students to strategies for differentiating instruction within general education classrooms. The course examines the legal, philosophical and programmatic underpinnings of instructional inclusion, broadly defined. Addressed in the course are approaches for adapting the curriculum - especially in the areas of reading, writing and math - to meet the needs of socio-culturally, linguistically, cognitively (e.g., dyslexic, dyscalculic) and behaviorally diverse student populations, including students identified traditionally as having special needs (e.g., gifted and talented, physically challenged).
   Course ID: 053488
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 395 (3.00)

Television Production Techniques I

   Course ID: 053492
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 405 (1.00 - 3.00)

Special Issues in Early Childhood Education

Selected issues in early-childhood development, curriculum development and educational philosophy are discussed. The major focus of the seminar is determined in accord with the needs of the registrants. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 053501
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 410 (3.00)

Teaching Reading in the Content Areas: Part I

Major approaches to teaching reading to students in grades 7 to 12. Emphasis on skills in all content areas ranging from English to science, which the secondary teacher can apply toward improving secondary students' reading ability and their attitude toward reading. Emphasis is on literacy as a tool to increase learning. Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education and permission of the department
   Course ID: 053504
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 411 (3.00)

Teaching Reading in the Content Areas: Part II

This course is designed to develop competency in the utilization of reading and writing strategies, assessments, vocabulary building, comprehension and special-needs adaptations. The secondary certification candidates should be able to demonstrate competency in their knowledge of contemporary theory, research,wisdom of practice, modeling and analysis, and protected practice. Field experiences are required in this course.
   Course ID: 053505
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Writing Intensive
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 410.

EDUC 412 (3.00)

Analysis of Teaching and Learning

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 are then practiced in actual peer teaching situations that may occur off campus.
   Course ID: 053506
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 310 and EDUC 311.

EDUC 414 (3.00)

Adolescent Literature

A survey of literature written especially for adolescents of school age (12-18 years). Selections read cut across genre and age groups. Emphasis is on understanding the literature from an adolescent's point of view and on devising teaching strategies to create and enhance an adolescent's understanding of the works. Attention also is paid to the development of critical skills and criteria for evaluating adolescent literature. Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education and permission of the department
   Course ID: 050069
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: ENGL 414

EDUC 416 (3.00)

Materials for Teaching Reading

This course is designed to assist pre-service and in-service teachers in understanding literacy acquisition and processes by observing and analyzing children's language, reading and writing development as well as examining current and historical issues in language and literacy practice and research. It is organized around current, accepted, research-based theoretical models that account for individual differences in reading. Introduction to language structures including spoken syllables, phonemes, graphemes, and morphemes is included in this course. Participants will apply knowledge of the core areas of language to reading acquisition in terms of first and second language acquisition, typical development and exceptionalities. Participants will be introduced to current scientific research.
   Course ID: 050070
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: ENGL 415

EDUC 417 (3.00)

Processes and Acquisition of Reading

This course is designed to assist pre-service and in-service teachers in understanding literacy acquisition and processes by observing and analyzing children's language, reading and writing development as well as examining current and historical issues in language and literacy practice and research. It is organized around current, accepted, research-based theoretical models that account for individual differences in reading. Introduction to language structures including spoken syllables, phonemes, graphemes, and morphemes is included in this course. Participants will apply knowledge of the core areas of language to reading acquisition in terms of first and second language acquisition, typical development and exceptionalities. Participants will be introduced to current scientific research.
   Course ID: 053509
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 412.

EDUC 418 (3.00)

Instruction of Reading

This course is designed to give the prospective classroom teacher familiarity with a representative array of research-based instructional techniques and strategies in the area of reading and writing. Course content includes the principles for developing reading and language arts programs in the elementary classroom. The course includes examinations of current approaches, methodologies and strategies for teaching reading and writing as strategic processes; utilizing a variety of developmentally appropriate word recognition, comprehension and composition strategies; and basing instruction on evidence of individual need. Students will be engaged in reading and writing in a workshop model as well as a field experience that requires teaching both reading and writing lessons to elementary students.
   Course ID: 053510
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 417.

EDUC 419 (3.00)

Assessment for Reading Instruction

This course is designed to assist pre-service teachers in conducting classroom-based literacy assessments. The course content includes an examination of and practice using a range of assessments for reading, writing and related skills, focusing on the relationship between assessment and instructional planning for diverse learners. Instruction will focus on the purpose of assessment, types of assessment tools, how to administer and use several formal and informal assessments, how to interpret assessment results, and how to communicate assessment results to a variety of constituents.
   Course ID: 053511
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 418 or EDUC 439.

EDUC 420 (3.00)

Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School

This course introduces mathematics teaching at the elementary and middle school levels, including: (1) school mathematics content, (2) students' mathematical thinking; (3) designing, selecting, and sequencing mathematical learning experiences and assessments; and (4) your beliefs about mathematics and mathematics learning and teaching. The course emphasizes teaching for understanding; inquiry learning; and representing mathematics with manipulatives and other technologies. Topics include mathematical reasoning, problem solving, and proof; spatial reasoning, geometry, and measurement; number, number systems, and operations; and algebraic thinking across the grades. A field experience is required. Recommended Preparation: EDUC412 and permission of the department
   Course ID: 053512
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 421 (3.00)

Teaching Science in the Elementary School

This course is designed to help teachers acquire general science understanding and to develop teaching materials for practical use in classrooms. It includes experiments, demonstrations, constructions, observations, field trips and use of audiovisual material. Field experience is required in this course.
   Course ID: 053513
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 412.

EDUC 422 (3.00)

Social Studies in the Elementary School

This course provides an analysis of the social studies curriculum in elementary schools. Aims and trends in social studies curricula are examined. Teacher candidates will develop methods of instruction and evaluation. Field experiences are required in this course.
   Course ID: 053514
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 412.

EDUC 423 (3.00)

Methods of Teaching Speech and Drama in the Secondary School

Class plans, units and courses of study for teaching speech, oral interpretation and drama in high school. Objectives of speech and drama education, evaluation of performances, choice of plays for high schools and methods of directing high school dramatic activities.
   Course ID: 050068
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: SPCH 301
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 412.

EDUC 424 (1.00)

Issues in Early Childhood Curriculum

Teacher candidates will critically examine current issues in early-childhood education as they relate to the social, intellectual, physical and personal development of young children. These issues will be evaluated from a child-centered perspective and within the contexts of family, school, community and society.
   Course ID: 053515
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 425 (3.00)

Methods of Teaching English in the Secondary Schools

This course examines how notions of race and ethnicity are represented, contested, and reconsidered in U.S. literature. Special attention will be paid to how race intersects with gender, sexuality, and class. Course readings are drawn from writers of a range of ethnic backgrounds. Recommended Preparation: Completion of 200-level literature course with a grade of C or better.
   Course ID: 050067
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: ENGL 396
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 412.

EDUC 426 (3.00)

Mathematics in the Secondary School

This course introduces mathematics teaching at the middle and high school levels, including: (1) secondary school mathematics content, (2) understanding and developing students' mathematical thinking; (3) designing, selecting, and sequencing mathematical tasks and assessments; and (4) your beliefs about mathematics learning and teaching and mathematics itself. The course emphasizes teaching for understanding; discovery learning; and representing mathematics with manipulatives, graphing calculators, Geometer's Sketchpad, and other technologies. Topics include innovative curricula for learning and teaching mathematical reasoning, problem solving, and proof; proportional reasoning; algebraic thinking; trigonometry; spatial reasoning, geometry, and measurement; and probabilistic thinking. A semester-long, one-day per week field experience is required. Students in this course also enroll in Phase I of the 100 day internship.
   Course ID: 053516
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 412.

EDUC 427 (3.00)

Science in the Secondary School

This course develops a holistic, interdisciplinary understanding of science. Develops skills at designing, using and assessing various developmentally appropriate teaching strategies. Focuses on inquiry and action. Active learning strategies/tools, including reflective inquiries, demonstrations, constructions, field trips, observations and authentic teaching experiences. Use of educational technologies to enhance the teaching and learning of science. Emphasison adapting subject matter to learner diversity. Field experiences are required in this course.
   Course ID: 053517
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 412.

EDUC 428 (3.00)

Social Studies in the Secondary Schools

The course introduces participants to the concepts, issues, and methods relevant to teaching social studies at the secondary level. Teacher candidates will gain conceptual knowledge and practical experience with planning, materials development, instructional approaches, and assessment in multiple-ability classrooms. The course also provides participants with an introduction to various audiovisual and instructional technologies for use in curricular planning and instruction. Field experiences are required for this course.
   Course ID: 053518
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 412.

EDUC 429 (3.00)

Methods of Teaching Modern Foreign Language in Secondary Schools

This course reviews principles of second language acquisition and presents an overview of methods and approaches of teaching foreign languages. The students analyze current teaching/learning approaches, instructional curricula, and lesson planning in the context of the The National Foreign Language Standards, Communicative Competence, and a Proficiency Orientation. Class activities include lectures, class discussions, demonstrations, observations and reflections, and lesson and unit planning. Field experiences are required in this course.
   Course ID: 053519
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 412.

EDUC 433 (4.00)

Mathematics Processes in Early Childhood

This course focuses on how young children learn mathematics, and how to foster their mathematical thinking. Concepts about whole numbers, geometry, spatial relationships, and measurement align with the Maryland Common Core State Standards. As part of their Internship (Phase I) students will learn how to encourage, and support children┬┐s mathematics learning in their field placement classrooms (3 hours/week).
   Course ID: 101959
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 439 (3.00)

Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood

Teacher candidates learn to observe young children, plan, implement and evaluate activities to foster children's development and to use naturalistic assessment, including work sampling. Teacher candidates begin constructing their professional portfolio following NAEYC standards, which will be used throughout the early- childhood program.
   Course ID: 053521
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete PSYC 100 with a C or better.

EDUC 440 (2.00)

Field Experience in Early Childhood Education - 1

This course is taken jointly with EDUC 439. Teacher candidates work in nursery schools, child care centers, Head Start programs and public schools for two mornings per week. They observe, plan and implement activities supporting the observational and assessment processes focused on in EDUC 439 and assist the classroom teacher with children's daily routines.
   Course ID: 053522
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete PSYC 100 with a C or better.

EDUC 441 (3.00)

Children's Literature and Other Materials for Early Literacy Development

The primary focus will be on developing knowledge of children's literature and a variety of texts and other media, including technology for young children, and selecting and evaluating developmentally appropriate materials to address children's reading interests and needs. Issues pertaining to parent involvement and community resources to support the goals of the reading program also will be discussed.
   Course ID: 053523
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 439.

EDUC 442 (1.00)

Process Seminar in Early Childhood Education- Creative Media Level I

This seminar involves experiential learning, using creative materials and activities appropriate for the early-childhood curriculum.
   Course ID: 053524
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 439.

EDUC 443 (2.00)

Process Seminar in Early Childhood Education - Math/Science Level II

This seminar involves experiential learning with materials, equipment and processes related to mathematics and science curricula.
   Course ID: 053525
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 439.

EDUC 444 (3.00)

Teaching of Problem Solving and Thinking Skills in Early Childhood Education, Level II

Problem-solving and thinking as an educational process with a focus on children's learning in mathematics, science, social studies and creative arts in the early-childhood curriculum. Emphasis is on meeting the needs of individual children. Focus is on teaching methods and instructional strategies using early-childhood materials and learning centers (books, blocks, dramatic play, sand/ water, art materials, special artifacts, etc.) to teach social studies, mathematical and scientific concepts, and creative arts through an integrated curriculum. Candidates construct instructional units.
   Course ID: 053526
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 439.

EDUC 445 (2.00)

Field Experience in Early Childhood Education, Level II

Teacher candidates work in supervised early-childhood classrooms two mornings a week. They are required to do a series of observations on the school and classroom, plan and carry out activities in specific curriculum areas (math, science, social studies) and to assist the teacher with the children's daily routine.
   Course ID: 053527
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Independent Study
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 440.

EDUC 446 (3.00)

Language, Literacy, and Intellectual Development of Young Children

This course will focus on the ongoing relationship among the communication skills (listening, speaking, writing and reading) within young children's lives in their families, educational settings and communities. Teacher candidates will study children's development of language and literacy within diverse economic, ethnic and language contexts to better understand and appreciate their role in children's early language and literacy development.
   Course ID: 053528
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 439.

EDUC 447 (3.00)

Teaching of Reading and Writing in Early Childhood Education

Various philosophies of teaching reading are examined. Students study and develop specific techniques in teaching children decoding skills, comprehension skills, appreciation for reading as a lifelong habit and the relationship of reading to other language arts. Various curricular approaches to reading, word study, and writing are studied.
   Course ID: 053529
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 444.

EDUC 448 (1.00)

Field Experience in Early Childhood Education, Level II

Students work in supervised public school classrooms in grades 1, 2 or 3 in a professional development school two mornings a week. Each student is required to observe children in activities related to reading and to develop and carry out reading activities. This is Phase I of the internship.
   Course ID: 053530
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete EDUC 445.

EDUC 450 (10.00)

Internship in Student Teaching in Early Childhood Education

Teacher candidates have two placements in early-childhood classrooms in professional development schools. One placement is in a pre-kindergarten or kindergarten, the other in a primary grade. Through a process of increased responsibility, teacher candidates plan, implement and assess lessons and activities for the total classroom, becoming totally responsible for planning and implementation for at least two weeks in each classroom. Teacher candidates should expect to participate in the school for a period longer than one semester, for a total of 100 days, including the days completed in EDUC 448. Prerequisite: Completion of all methods courses in the program and permission of the department.
   Course ID: 053531
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Field Studies
   Attributes: Course Fee = $600.00

EDUC 451 (3.00)

Internship Seminar in Early Childhood Education

A professional content course complementing the intensive clinical experience in which teacher candidates analyze the total instructional program and its context. Content includes assigned readings related to the curriculum and teacher candidates' own planning and evaluation of their teaching. Teacher candidates will complete electronic professional portfolios consistent with NAEYC standards. Prerequisite: Completion of all methods courses and permission of the department.
   Course ID: 053532
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Field Studies

EDUC 452 (10.00)

Student Teaching in the Elementary Schools

Directed and evaluated teaching experience in selected classrooms. There is an increased emphasis on independent teaching, maintaining learning communities that serve the needs of diverse learners, an emphasis on discipline-specific planning, implementing and assessing instruction, and focus on academic and social outcomes. Prerequisite: Completion of all methods courses required for certification and permission of the department
   Course ID: 053533
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Field Studies
   Attributes: Course Fee = $600.00

EDUC 453 (2.00)

Elementary Internship Seminar

The seminar provides a forum for discussing and processing field experiences and current issues/problems in teaching and learning. Topics that are addressed include classroom management, assessment strategies, the culture of schools and becoming a professional. The seminar provides a supportive arena to integrate theory, research and practice while preparing teacher candidates for the responsibilities of classroom instruction. Prerequisite: Completion of the Phase I internship and permission of the department.
   Course ID: 053534
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 456 (10.00)

Student Teaching in the Secondary Schools

This intensive internship provides students with the opportunity to take progressive responsibility for teaching in their specialty area and developing professional teaching competencies in a Professional Development School with support from a mentor teacher and a university supervisor Prerequisite: Completion of all methods courses required for certification and permission of the department.
   Course ID: 053536
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Course Fee = $600.00

EDUC 457 (2.00)

Secondary Internship Seminar

The seminar provides a forum for discussing and processing field experiences and current issues/problems in teaching and learning. The seminar has been designed to help teacher candidates analyze the many facets of teaching and to become a reflective practitioner. Topics that are addressed include classroom management, assessment strategies, the culture of schools, developing evidence-based portfolio, and becoming a professional. Prerequisite: Completion of the Phase I internship and permission of the department.
   Course ID: 053537
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Field Studies, Seminar

EDUC 458 (10.00)

Internship in P-12 Education

This intensive internship provides students with the opportunity to take progressive responsibility for teaching in their specialty area and developing professional teaching competencies in a Professional Development School with support from a mentor teacher and a university supervisor.
   Course ID: 053538
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 470 (1.00 - 3.00)

Elementary School Curriculum

This course provides an in-depth study of curriculum problems, including extensive reading, critical analysis of research and implications for teaching strategies in the various curriculum areas. Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education and permission of the department.
   Course ID: 053543
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 471 (3.00)

Principles of Training and Development

This course will examine key principles relevant to training and development, including the role of training in an organization, adult learning theory, needs assessment, training methodology, organizational support, resources and constraints, evaluation of training and managing the training function. Issues that influence training implementation, such as ethics and interpretation, also will be addressed.
   Course ID: 053544
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete one from MGMT 210 or EDUC 300 or EDUC 301 or PSYC 355 or SOCY 310.

EDUC 480 (1.00 - 3.00)

Secondary School Curriculum

This course provides an in-depth study of curriculum problems, including extensive reading and the critical analysis of research and implications for teaching strategies in the various curriculum areas. Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education and permission of the department.
   Course ID: 053549
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

EDUC 485 (3.00)

The Teaching of Writing

An introduction to theories and techniques of writing instruction. Current theory and research is applied in the development of a repertoire of approaches to writing instruction and curriculum development. Students examine research that analyzes writing from linguistic, psychological and developmental perspectives. Direct experience in personal writing reinforces theoretical study of the processes of composition and enables prospective teachers to improve their own writing skills. Each student designs a model writing program or course, including a rationale for choices made, that demonstrates how specific features of the course or program will be taught.
   Course ID: 050064
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Same as Offering: ENGL 485

EDUC 489 (1.00 - 3.00)

Advanced Special Topics in Education

This course provides an examination of a selected topic in education. The specific topic to be considered is announced each semester that the course is offered. These topics, not offered elsewhere in the curriculum, focus on unique areas of interest, such as training in the institutional setting, the early adolescent learner, law-related education and foundations of multilingual/multicultural education. Variable credit course repeatable a maximum of 6 credits.
   Course ID: 053554
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Top:Tchng Alg I,II,Geom, Sem Lit For Young People, Adv Special Topics:Educ, Gender Equity In Educ, Tchng Diverse Learners, Spec Educ Early Child, Top: Total Prog Design, Racially Mixed People/US, Appl Mathematic Strategy, Child Lit & Materials, Adv Top: Instr Systems, Adv Top: Tst/Evl In Trng, Adv Top: Adv ELS/Fl Meth, Design Sustain Environ, Adv Top:Testng/Eval-ELS, Adv Top: Qlty Cntrl, Adv Top:Prb Slv/Crt Thnk, Tchng Reading/Wrtg, Advanced Topics In Educ, Integration Or Context, Environmental Lit N-8, Secondary Reading II, Grounds For Teaching, Integrated Arts In Educ, Adv ELS & For Lang Mthds, Top: Wrtng Bilingual/ELS, Top: Instrctnl Systems, Leadership Develop II, Top:Strat Foreign Lang, Top:Tchng Writing ELS, Computer-Assisted Learn, Advanced Second Reading, Top: Instructnl Systems, Adv Top:Teach Innov Tech, Effective Questions, Devel Thinking Skills, Adolescent Psychology, Internet For Educators, The Immigrant Experience, Adv Special Topics Educ, Clinical Experience IV, Arts For Educators, Adv Top: Trng Crs Dsgn, Top:Mgmt Clsrm Instr Sys, Top: Innovative Technol, Top:Instructional Design, Top:Tutoring, Habitats For Children, Politcs/Society In Curri, Comp Assisted Lang Learn, Hollywood's View of Teachers, Instructional Strategies for Teaching Art, Economics

EDUC 490 (0.00 - 3.00)

Individual Projects in Education

The course is open to students with special projects who apply to the instructor who supervises the experience. A written request to register in the course must be submitted to the program coordinator for approval. The request must include a brief description of the project, number of credits sought and the instructor's signature. Prerequisite: consent of program coordinator. Variable credit course repeatable a maximum of 6 credits.
   Course ID: 053556
   Consent: Department Consent Required
   Components: Independent Study
   Requirement Group: Senior standing.

EDUC 499 (8.00)

Practicum in Media Technology

   Course ID: 053566
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture