Courses

EDUC 210 Principles of Education

Historical, philosophical, political an d social principles of American educatio n. Curricular patterns and objectives wi th emphasis on present-day changes and l egal implications for schools and teache rs. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 K. Elmore M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Fall 2014 K. Elmore T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Fall 2014 K. Elmore T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2014 K. Elmore M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Spring 2014 K. Elmore T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Fall 2015 K. Elmore M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Fall 2015 K. Elmore T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Fall 2015 K. Elmore T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2015 K. Elmore M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Spring 2015 K. Elmore T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2016 K. Elmore M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Spring 2016 K. Elmore T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

EDUC 221 The Exceptional Student

Study of the development of children wi th exceptional needs (e.g., gifted, stud ents with disabilities). Lecture: 1 1/2 hrs/wk. 1/2 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments EDUC-210

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 S. Simmons T 2:50PM-4:20PM
Spring 2014 M. Stallions T 2:50PM-4:20PM
Spring 2014 S. Simmons Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2015 S. Simmons T 8:30AM-10:00AM

EDUC 230 Reading & Lit Elem Classroom

Examination of literature for children and adolescents as a context within which to introduce and strengthen skills that comprise reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments EDUC-210

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 L. Murrill T 4:30PM-7:30PM
Spring 2014 M. Earp T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Fall 2015 L. Murrill T 4:30PM-7:30PM
Spring 2015 L. Murrill T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2016 L. Murrill T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

EDUC 242 Instructional Technology

Examination of how classroom teachers maximize both instructional efficiency and power with appropriate use of technology, including educational applications and creation of rich-media, html, spreadsheets, word-processors, course management tools, and related applications. 1/2 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments EDUC-210 or concurrently

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 G. Whitt M 4:00PM-5:30PM
Fall 2014 G. Whitt T 8:30AM-10:00AM
Spring 2014 G. Whitt T 8:30AM-10:00AM
Spring 2014 G. Whitt Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Fall 2015 G. Whitt M 4:00PM-5:30PM
Fall 2015 G. Whitt T 8:30AM-10:00AM
Spring 2015 G. Whitt T 8:30AM-10:00AM
Spring 2015 G. Whitt M 4:00PM-5:30PM
Spring 2016 G. Whitt W 4:00PM-5:30PM
Spring 2016 G. Whitt M 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 linguisitic development evaluate different teaching strategies and assess how well they facilitates and motivate learning. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments EDUC 210 and EDUC 242.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2015 M. Stallions T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Spring 2016 M. Stallions T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

EDUC 311 Sec. Curr. Concepts & Pedagogy

Examination of key curriculum design and instructional planning elements, including use of technology, organization of the middle and secondary school, and current practices and trends in teaching at the 6-12 level. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments EDUC-242

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 G. Whitt M 5:45PM-8:45PM
Spring 2014 G. Whitt
Fall 2015 G. Whitt M 5:45PM-8:45PM
Spring 2015 G. Whitt

EDUC 320 Diff Instr for Elem Math & Sci

Examination of the content knowledge, teaching strategies, methods, and theoretical foundations necessary to teaching math and science effectively in the elementary school. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments EDUC-242

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 L. Stoneman T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2014 G. Whitt M 5:45PM-8:45PM
Fall 2015 G. Whitt W 5:45PM-8:45PM
Spring 2015 G. Whitt M 5:45PM-8:45PM
Spring 2016 G. Whitt M 5:45PM-8:45PM

EDUC 330 Diff Instr for Elem Lang Arts

Examination of educational theory, pedagogical methods and issues related to teaching reading, writing, spelling and oral communication in the PreK-6 classroom. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments VCLA and Praxis I math attempted or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, EDUC-230 and EDUC-242

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 L. Murrill T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2014 S. Simmons T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Fall 2015 L. Murrill T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2015 L. Murrill T 4:30PM-7:30PM
Spring 2016 L. Murrill T 4:30PM-7:30PM

EDUC 338 Field-Based Internship

Practical experience in a public school classroom as a participant observer unde r the supervision of classroom teachers and an Education faculty member. Seminar : 1 hr/wk.; Laboratory: Minimum 115 hour s in schools. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments EDUC-210, EDUC-242, one methods course, application by October 1st or March 1st, passing score on VCLA and Praxis I math or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score and approval

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 S. Simmons Th 4:30PM-6:00PM
Spring 2014 T. Reynolds M 4:00PM-5:30PM
Spring 2014 S. Simmons M 4:00PM-5:30PM
Fall 2015 L. Stoneman T 4:30PM-6:00PM
Spring 2015 S. Simmons
Spring 2016 L. Stoneman T 4:30PM-6:00PM

EDUC 345 Diff Classrooms in Sec School

Examination of the processes and strategies of curriculum design and implementation, including differentiated instruction. (1) 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score; EDUC-242, and EDUC-311 or LANG-341

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 L. Stoneman T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2015 L. Stoneman T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2016 L. Stoneman T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

EDUC 350 Diff Instr Elem Soc Studies

Examination of goals, content, materials, methods, and technology of teaching social studies in grades PreK-6. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-200 or HIST-175 and EDUC-242

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 N. Bradley W 4:00PM-7:00PM
Spring 2014 T. Reynolds M/W 1:10PM-2:40PM
Fall 2015 S. Simmons T 4:30PM-7:30PM
Spring 2015 N. Bradley W 5:45PM-8:45PM
Spring 2016 V. Staff W 5:45PM-8:45PM

EDUC 351 Teach Read Writ Con Area 6-12

Examination of the processes and strategies of curriculum design and implementation for teaching reading, writing, and study skills in the middle and secondary school subject matter areas. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score and EDUC-311 or HHP-302 or HHP-404 or HHP-409 or LANG-341

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 M. Earp T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2015 M. Earp T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2016 M. Earp T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

EDUC 370 Field-Based Reading: Pre K-6

examination of the use of formal and informal assess reading level, diagnose needs, and monitor student progress. Through field experiences, data organization and analysis will provide information to plan and implement individualized reading based instruction. (Field experience is required). 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Passing score on VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, EDUC-330, and approval. Department approval is required for the course to be taken concurrently with 490, 491 or 492

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 M. Earp T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Fall 2014 K. Elmore
Spring 2014 M. Earp T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Spring 2014 M. Earp
Fall 2015 M. Earp T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2015 M. Earp T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2015 M. Earp
Spring 2016 M. Earp T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

EDUC 380H Reading in the Content Area

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2015 V. Staff

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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 K. Elmore

EDUC 406 Independent Study & Research

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Summer Term 3, 2014 L. Murrill
Spring 2014 M. Stallions

EDUC 480 Strategic Class Mngmt Elem Sch

Examination of the cognitive, physical, social and emotional characteristics of elementary school students through field observation, professional readings, class discussion and construction of comprehensive classroom management plans. Attention will be given to philosophies and strategies of classroom management proven effective with this age group. 1/2 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments All admission requirements for EDUC-490 or EDUC-492 student teaching must be met. EDUC-480 must be taken concurrently with EDUC-490

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 K. Elmore T 4:30PM-6:00PM
Spring 2014 K. Elmore T 4:30PM-6:00PM
Fall 2015 K. Elmore Th 4:30PM-6:00PM
Spring 2015 K. Elmore T 4:30PM-6:00PM
Spring 2016 K. Elmore Th 4:30PM-6:00PM

EDUC 481 Strategic Class Mangmt Sec Sch

Examination of the cognitive, physical, social and emotional characteristics of middle and secondary school students through field observation, professional readings, class discussion and construction of comprehensive classroom management plans. Attention will be given to philosophies and strategies of classroom management proven effective with this age group. (1/2) 1/2 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments All admission requirements for EDUC-491 or EDUC-492 student teaching must be met. EDUC-481 must be taken concurrently with EDUC-491

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 K. Elmore T 4:30PM-6:00PM
Spring 2014 K. Elmore T 4:30PM-6:00PM
Fall 2015 K. Elmore Th 4:30PM-6:00PM
Spring 2015 K. Elmore T 4:30PM-6:00PM
Spring 2016 K. Elmore Th 4:30PM-6:00PM

EDUC 490 Student Teaching PK-6

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or private school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents. (1) 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, major, and education/pyschology licensure courses) and approval

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 L. Murrill
Fall 2014 L. Murrill
Fall 2014 M. Earp
Fall 2014 M. Earp
Fall 2014 G. Whitt
Fall 2014 G. Whitt
Fall 2014 K. Elmore
Fall 2014 L. Stoneman
Fall 2014 L. Stoneman
Spring 2014 T. Reynolds
Spring 2014 T. Reynolds
Spring 2014 M. Earp
Spring 2014 M. Earp
Fall 2015 L. Murrill
Fall 2015 L. Murrill
Fall 2015 M. Earp
Fall 2015 M. Earp
Fall 2015 M. Stallions
Fall 2015 M. Stallions
Spring 2015 M. Earp
Spring 2015 M. Earp
Spring 2015 L. Murrill
Spring 2015 L. Murrill

EDUC 491 Student Teaching 6-12 Sec.

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating sucessfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.(1) 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and education/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 M. Earp
Fall 2014 M. Earp
Fall 2014 L. Stoneman
Fall 2014 L. Stoneman
Fall 2014 K. Elmore
Fall 2014 K. Elmore
Fall 2014 G. Whitt
Fall 2014 G. Whitt
Spring 2014 T. Reynolds
Spring 2014 T. Reynolds
Spring 2014 L. Stoneman
Spring 2014 L. Stoneman
Fall 2015 L. Murrill
Fall 2015 L. Murrill
Fall 2015 M. Earp
Fall 2015 M. Earp
Spring 2015 L. Murrill
Spring 2015 L. Murrill
Spring 2015 L. Stoneman
Spring 2015 L. Stoneman

EDUC 492 Student Teaching PreK-12

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or department approved, accredited independent school: planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and edcuation/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 G. Whitt
Fall 2014 G. Whitt
Fall 2014 L. Stoneman
Fall 2014 L. Stoneman
Fall 2014 K. Elmore
Spring 2014 L. Stoneman
Spring 2014 L. Stoneman
Fall 2015 M. Stallions
Fall 2015 M. Stallions
Fall 2015 J. Maina
Fall 2015 J. Maina
Spring 2015 L. Stoneman
Spring 2015 L. Stoneman