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 Instructional Method
A Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM Distant Off Campus Synchronous
B Dr. Jennifer S. McCloud T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM Distant Off Campus Synchronous

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 Instructional Method
A Gary L. Whitt Distance Off Camp Asynchronous

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM Distant Off Campus Synchronous

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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Jennifer S. McCloud T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM Distant Off Campus Synchronous

EDUC 331 Ped &Curr Prin PK-8 Read & LA

Examination of reading and language arts curricular and instructional practices for PreK-8 students. Emphasis is placed on learner-centered pedagogical frameworks which support the development of skilled and meaningful reading, writing, spelling and oral communication. (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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Leslie D. Murrill T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM Distant Off Campus Synchronous

EDUC 332 Instructional Methods

Study of successful instructional design and methologies. Emphasis is placed on different research-based approaches to instructional planning, content, materials, assessment, and technology. (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 Instructional Method
A Gary L. Whitt Distance Off Camp Asynchronous

EDUC 341 Ped & Curr Prin PK-8 Math

Examination of mathematics education curricular and instructional practices. Emphasis in placed on both mathematics content and methods for teaching elementary mathematics by exploring innovative teaching models that develop deeper understanding of content and support K-6 learning. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • CLST-241 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM Distant Off Campus Synchronous

EDUC 352 Literacy in the Disciplines

Examination of research-based literacy instruction frameworks, curriculum design, and strategies for teaching and assessment in the middle and high school, across disciplines. (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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM You Choose Online Or In-Person

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

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Jennifer S. McCloud T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM Distant Off Campus Synchronous

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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Lisa Earp T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM Distant Off Campus Synchronous

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. Application Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • by October 1, or March 1, overall GPA
  • of 2.5 or higher, pasiong score VCLA, and approval.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman W 4:00PM-5:30PM In-Person

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 Instructional Method
E Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer W 4:30PM-6:00PM Distant Off Campus Synchronous

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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Lisa Earp Student Teaching
B Dr. Lisa Earp Student Teaching
C Dr. Leslie D. Murrill Student Teaching
D Dr. Leslie D. Murrill Student Teaching
F Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer Student Teaching
I Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer Student Teaching
J Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore Student Teaching
K Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore Student Teaching

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 Instructional Method
A Dr. Lisa Earp Student Teaching
B Dr. Lisa Earp Student Teaching
C Dr. Leslie D. Murrill Student Teaching
D Dr. Leslie D. Murrill Student Teaching

EDUC 473 St. Teaching II - Grades 6-8

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,
  • bacjkground check, 2.5 GPA (overall and major) and approval.
  • Must be taken concurrently with EDUC 460.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer Student Teaching
B Ms. Karin L. Kaerwer Student Teaching

EDUC 474 St. Teaching II - Grades K-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 Praxis II, background check, 2.5 GPA
  • (overall and major) and approval. Must be taken
  • concurrently with EDUC 460.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Instructional Method
A Dr. Leslie D. Murrill Student Teaching
B Dr. Leslie D. Murrill Student Teaching
C Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore Student Teaching
D Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore Student Teaching
F Dr. Michael P. Maina Student Teaching
I Dr. Michael P. Maina Student Teaching