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2000 Level Course

2300. 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.

3000 Level Course

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

4000 Level Courses

4000. Student Teaching in the Secondary School (V1-12). Prerequisite: Meet admission standards to student teaching. Supervised teaching involving a period of major responsibility for instruction in an accredited secondary school. Course graded credit (CR) or no credit (NC).

4310. Schooling and the Adolescent (3). Psychological, social factors that create and affect adolescents in school. Special attention given to instructional strategies and influences on students’ school participation. Field experiences required.

4311. Curriculum Planning, Development, and Evaluation (3). Foundations and principles of curriculum planning, development, implementation, and evaluation in secondary schools; issues in curriculum development. Field-based course.

4312. Secondary Classroom Management and Learners with Disabilities (3). Prepares teacher candidates for effective classroom management as well as for working with students who have learning disabilities. Teaches collaboration and differentiated instruction and organization of social and academic systems in the classroom.

4313. Contributing to Student Success in Professional Learning Communities (3). Supports participation in a professional learning community and provides opportunities to acquire skills in data analysis and instructional planning aimed at improving student achievement.

4315. Learning and Technology (3). Introduces teacher candidates to current instructional technology and the use of technology integration strategies based on learning theories.

4316. Content Planning and Strategies in the Inclusive Secondary Classroom (3). Principles of curricular planning and development in the secondary classroom. Methods, techniques, and evaluation procedures appropriate to the core content areas and technologies that support those procedures.

4320. Instructional Methods (3). Strategies for teaching evaluation and classroom management. Field-based course.

4322. Diversity and the Classroom Learning Environment (3). Organization of social and academic systems in the classroom that are responsive to student learning styles, students’ ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and students with special needs. Field-based course.

4323. Teaching Diverse Students in the Secondary Classroom (3). Organization of social and academic systems in the classroom that are responsive to student learning styles, students’ ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and students with special needs.

4330. Capstone for Secondary Students (3). Taught with student teaching. Focuses on instructional management, organization for teaching, student assessment, and political and ethical dimensions. (Writing Intensive)

4351. Teaching Grammar, Composition, Spelling, and Listening (3). Preparation for teaching grammar, usage, punctuation, composition, spelling, critical thinking, and listening in secondary schools. Field-based course.

4360. Teaching the Social Studies in the Secondary School (3). Methods, techniques, and evaluation procedures appropriate to teach various subjects in the area of social studies. Includes supervised practice in the selection of materials, visuals, and microteaching. Field-based course.

4376. Methods in Science Teaching (3). Focus on the curriculum, methods, and materials related to science instruction in the secondary schools. Field-based course.

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

4394. Internship in Secondary Education (3). Prerequisite: EDSE 4393 and admission to teacher education. Directed experiences in various roles at the secondary school level.

4399. Individual Study (3). Prerequisite: 9 hours of education and consent of instructor. Independent study focusing on curriculum development and teaching strategies.Back to Top

 

5000 Level Courses

5305. Issues and Reform in American Secondary Schooling (3). Purpose, role, contemporary issues, and reform trends in American secondary schooling. Historical, philosophical, sociological, and ideological foundations of education. Examination of multiple contexts that influence schooling and roles of teaching.

5320. Developing Curricula in Secondary Schools (3). Foundations, principles, and issues of curriculum in secondary level schools.

5331. Improvement of Instruction in the Secondary School (3). A study of teaching behaviors, styles, and strategies. Instructional theories and various models of teaching are examined.

5377. Science Curriculum and Instruction (3). A study of evolving science curriculum with emphasis on innovative practices, methodology, organization for instruction, and evaluation.

 

7000 Level Course

7000. Research (V1-12).

8000 Level Course

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