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
OL Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore

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
OL Gary L. Whitt

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
OL Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer M/T/W/Th/F 10:50AM-1:00PM

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
OL Gary L. Whitt

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
OL Gary L. Whitt