Courses

EDUC 210 Principles of Education

Examination of the historical, philosphical, political and social principles of American education, including curricular patterns and objectives with emphasis on present-day changes and legal implications for schools and teachers. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Elmore T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
B K. Elmore T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
C K. Elmore M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

EDUC 240 Education Technology

Examination of the appropriate use of digital technologies to effectively design, develop, implement, and assess learning in school settings. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • EDUC-210 or concurrently. Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A G. Whitt M/W 4:00PM-5:30PM

EDUC 250 Teaching and Learning

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

Requisites

  • EDUC 210. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E K. Kaerwer W 4:30PM-7:30PM

EDUC 321 Ped & Curr Prin PK-8 Sci

Examination of elementary and middle school science education curricular and instructional practices. Emphasis is placed on effective approaches to teaching, instructional materials, and student assessment. The course will use a guided inquiry approach to science instruction appropriate for the abilities and interests of children in grades PreK-8. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • EDUC-210

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E G. Whitt M 5:45PM-8:45PM

EDUC 332 Sec. Curr. Concepts & Pedagogy

Study of successful teaching practices at the secondary level (Grades 6-12). Emphasis is placed on different approaches and practices of instructional planning, content, materials, assessment and technology in the secondary school. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • EDUC-210

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E G. Whitt W 5:45PM-8:45PM

EDUC 352 Literacy in the Content Areas

Examination of literacy instruction frameworks, curriculum design, and strategies for teaching in the middle and high school content areas. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • EDUC-210

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Stoneman T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

EDUC 361 Ped & Curr Prin PK-8 Soc St

Examination of social studies education curricula and instructional practices for PreK-8 students. Emphasis is placed on Pedagogical practices that engage students in authentic learning activities designed to develop conceptual understanding of accurate, responsive, and responsible social studies content. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • EDUC-210

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A S. Simmons

EDUC 371 Field Exp Elem Reading Instr

Examination of instructional methodology, planning, and formal and informal assessment in the teaching of literacy. Class and field experiences will provide the preservice teacher with opportunities to work with a student and use formal and informal methods of data collection and analysis to plan individualized literacy instruction. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; 20 field-based hours required in addition to lecture. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • EDUC 331 and Permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A M. Earp T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

EDUC 380 Student Teaching I

Practical experience in an appropriate level and/or subject area within a public school classroom as a participant observer under the supervision of classroom teachers and an Education faculty member. (1) Seminar: 1 hr/month; Laboratory: 9 hours/week in schools. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • EDUC-250 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 300-LEVEL EDUC COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E L. Stoneman T 4:30PM-6:00PM

EDUC 405 Independent Study & Research

Selected research projects or topics in education carried out under the supervis ion of the departmental staff. 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Stoneman

EDUC 451 Curr, Instr & Assessment Elem

Analysis and application of pedagogical theories, instructional methodologies, and assessment practices related to teaching and learning in the elementary classroom. The course emphasizes the evaluation of student data to inform decisions about learning progress and best practice instruction. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • EDUC-250 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 300-LEVEL EDUC COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Murrill M 2:20PM-5:20PM

EDUC 460 Strategic 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 K. Elmore W 4:30PM-6:00PM

EDUC 471 Student Teaching II - Elem

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Murrill
B L. Murrill
C M. Earp
D M. Earp

EDUC 474 Student Teaching II-Elem Sec

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Elmore
B K. Elmore
C J. Maina
D J. Maina

EDUC 495 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminating in a paper, artistic creation, or performance. (1/2) 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Murrill

EDUC 496 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminating in a paper, artistic creation, or performance. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Murrill