Courses

CLST 241 Math Concepts in Elem Educ

An in-depth study of Mathematical concepts in Elementary Education with an emphasis on National and State Mathematic Standards. The course will require students to deepen their conceptual and procedural understanding in the areas of Number/Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, Data Analysis/Probability and Problem solving. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer M 5:45PM-8:45PM

EDUC 250 Teaching, Learning & Cognition

Study of the pedagogical, developmental and cognitive components of teaching and learning in diverse classrooms. Provides a deeper understanding of the learning and behavior of students as well as individual and group differences including special populations such as exceptional, gifted and at-risk learners. With a focus on PreK-12 learners students will be able to explore cognitive and linguistic development evaluate different teaching strategies and assess how well they facilitates and motivate learning. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

EDUC 460 Classroom Management

Examination of a comprehensive knowledge base concerning best practices in instructional and behaviorial management. Areas of emphasis include structuring the classroom for success, planning for instruction, managing materials and equipment, and accessing and managing student and group behavior.(1/2) Lecture: 1.50 hrs/wk. 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer W 4:30PM-6:00PM

EDUC 471 St. Teaching II - Grades K-6

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or department approved, accredited independent school classroom: planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.(1)Seminar: 1 hr/wk; Laboratory: Minimum 400 hours in schools. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • EDUC-380. Application by October 1, or March 1, Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • passing score VCLA, passing score on Praxis II,
  • Backgorund check, 2.5 GPA (overall and major) and approval.
  • Must be taken concurrently with EDUC 460.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
C Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer
D Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer

INQ 260ED How People Learn

Introduces the methodologies of the social sciences through an inquiry-focused approach to a topic. The ourse seeks to develop students' critical thinking skills through the exploration and application of social scientific methods. Individual sections will be taught in a particular discipline. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 260 and INQ 260 from the same discipline.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM