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 Dr. Jennifer S. McCloud T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
B Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
C Dr. Jennifer S. McCloud T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

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

Offerings

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

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 300 The Inclusive Classroom

Examination of inclussive instructional practice frameworks across PK-12 with particular emphasis on working with students with disabilities, second language learners, and gifted and talented students. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • One 200-level EDUC course. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jennifer S. McCloud T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

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

  • One 200-level EDUC course. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

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

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 Dr. Lisa 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
A Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman W 4:00PM-5:30PM

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 Dr. Leslie D. Murrill M 2:20PM-5:20PM

EDUC 452 Research & Assessment

During this capstone seminar, students work collaboratively to find and analyze current education research. Focus is on research question formation, literature reeview, data collection and analysis procedures, and application of data as it relates to assessment. Products will include a formal meta-analysis, recommendations to the profession based on the analysis, and an experiement design which will potentially further field knowledge. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • One 200-level EDUC course Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • One 300-level EDUC course. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

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

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
A Dr. Lisa Earp
B Dr. Lisa Earp
C Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer
D Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer

EDUC 472 St. Teaching II - Grades 6-12

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 on VCLA, passing score on Praxis II,
  • background check, 2.5 GPA (overall and major) and approval.
  • Must be taken concurrently with EDUC 460.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Lisa Earp
B Dr. Lisa Earp