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2000 Level Courses

2300. [EDUC 1301, 1325] Schools, Society, and Diversity (3). Historical, philosophical, sociological, and ideologic foundations of education: Purposes and roles of schools in a pluralistic society. Contemporary issues and reform trends in American public schools. Fulfills multicultural requirement.Back to Top

 

3000 Level Course

3099. Independent Study (V1-3). Prerequisite: Junior standing and consent of instructor. Independent study of special aspects or topics of elementary education. May be repeated for up to 3 hours credit.

3100. Introduction to Teaching I (1). Introduces teacher education students to fundamentals of teaching, including teaching ethics and principles and state and national standards for student learning.

3200. Introduction to Teaching II (2). Introduces teacher education students to fundamentals of teaching, including instructional planning and assessment.

3300. Introduction to Teaching (3). Provides new teacher candidates information, access, and skills needed to successfully complete the teacher education program.

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4000 Level Courses

4000. Student Teaching Elementary Level (V1-12). Prerequisite: Attainment of admission standards to student teaching. Supervised teaching involving a period of major responsibility for instruction and learning in an elementary classroom of an accredited school. Course graded credit (CR) or no credit (NC).

4330. Capstone Course (3). Emphasizes diagnostic teaching and learning, philosophies of education, current issues, classroom organization, professional portfolios, and teacher assessment. (Writing Intensive)

4360. Teaching Social Studies (3). Design and organization of content, materials, and instructional strategies for social studies programs in elementary schools. Field-based course.

4370. Teaching Mathematics (3). Application of content, materials, and instructional strategies in teaching elementary school mathematics. Field-based course.

4375. Teaching Science (3). Methodology of teaching appropriate science learning experiences to elementary school children. Field-based course.

4393. Internship in Elementary Education I (3). Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education. Directed experiences in various roles at the elementary level.

4394. Internship in Elementary Education II (3). Prerequisites: EDEL 4393 and admission to teacher education. Directed experiences in various roles at the elementary school level.Back to Top

 

5000 Level Courses

5360. Developing Social Studies Programs in Elementary Education (3). Objectives, patterns, and principles of organization of social studies in the elementary schools.

5370. Developing Mathematics Programs in Elementary Education (3). Development of arithmetic and its educative function in the elementary school curriculum.

5375. Developing Science Programs in the Elementary School (3). Methods and materials for helping children develop an understanding of their natural and physical environments.Back to Top

 

6000 Level Courses

6306. Studies in Elementary Education (3). Trends in modern elementary education.

6360. Studies in Social Studies Education (3). Prerequisite: EDEL 4360 or 5360. In-depth studies of research and instructional practices pertaining to social studies education. May be repeated for credit.

6370. Studies in Mathematics Education (3). Prerequisite: EDEL 4370 or 5370. In-depth studies of research and instructional practices pertaining to mathematics education. May be repeated for credit.

6375. Studies in Science Education (3). Prerequisite: EDEL 4375 or 5375. In-depth studies of research and instructional practices pertaining to science education. May be repeated for credit.Back to Top

 

7000 Level Course

7000. Research (V1-12). Back to Top

 

8000 Level Course

8000. Doctor's Dissertation (V1-12).Back to Top