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Education

Course Code
ED 205  Credits
Title Introduction to Education 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course explores education in America from early childhood through high school graduation. This course will introduce the philosophical foundations, learning environments, social contexts, curriculum and instruction, standards and assessment, as well as contemporary issues related to the field. The roles, responsibilities and daily life of teachers, schools and students will be examined. This course includes 40 hours of experience in the field. 



Course Code
ED 294  Credits
Title Educational Psychology 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Explains psychological theory and research related to learning, motivation, cooperation, and instruction in diverse cultures and settings. 



Course Code
ED 310  Credits
Title Social Foundations of Education 
Prerequisite ED 294 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Historical, social, and multicultural foundations of education will be studied. Social and ethical issues will be examined with consideration of implications for teaching in order to better understand education within a context of a changing society. A variety of interactive methods will be employed. Students in all teaching licensure programs will enroll in ED 310



Course Code
ED 343  Credits
Title Curricular Issues 
Prerequisite ED 294 PSY 202 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Curricular issues in general education, including standards-based instruction, current educational debates, and practical applications provide the framework for ED 343. This course is required for students earning licensures in Special Education. 



Course Code
ED 367  Credits
Title Practicum: General Education 
Prerequisite ED 294 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Field experience in general education classrooms- elementary level and secondary level. 



Course Code
ED 419  Credits
Title Creating Web-Based Curriculum Materials 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course will assist educators in the design and implementation of a classroom web site containing web-based lesson plans. It will also assist educators with web-based delivery methods and collaborative projects. Participants will create web-based classroom materials and collaborate with others via the Internet to extend the boundaries of the classroom. 



Course Code
ED 423  Credits
Title Design of Online Instruction 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Participants in this course will create components of an online course. Educators will learn how to design the course from the ground up including identifying program outcomes and course competencies, designing learning activities, and creating and evaluating assessment tasks. The course design process will be focused on designing for the unique requirements of the online environment. 



Course Code
ED 435  Credits
Title Infusing Technology into Mathematics 
Prerequisite ED 419 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course will examine and evaluate both commercial and free-software available for mathematics instruction. Students will design learning activities that foster equitable, ethical, and legal use of technology. 



Course Code
ED 443E  Credits
Title Classroom Management/Consultation 
Prerequisite ED 310 ED 294 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Understanding and development of skills necessary to create a positive learning environment, encourage appropriate social interactions, and advance engagement in learning. Secondary focus on the development of the professional consultation skills necessary to initiate and apply appropriate and effective teaming techniques across school and home environments. Applications for elementary and early childhood settings will be a focus. To be taken concurrently with student teaching. 



Course Code
ED 448  Credits
Title Reading Study Skills in the Content Areas 
Prerequisite SPED 225 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Teaching techniques to improve reading ability in content materials; vocabulary, comprehension, study skills and providing for individual learning differences. Includes child development, assessment, cultural diversity issues, and technology. 



Course Code
ED 451  Credits
Title Middle School Philosophy 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course is intended for those individuals preparing to become middle level school leaders and educators. It investigates the philosophical basis for middle level education and all phases of duties and responsibilities for educational leadership as they interact with the components of appropriate middle level education. 



Course Code
ED 452  Credits
Title Adolescent Development and Advisor/Advisee Programs 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The purpose of the course is to explore pre-adolescent development and the role adults play in the unique development of middle school students to build positive relationships through a team using planned advisory programs. 



Course Code
ED 453  Credits
Title Interdisciplinary Instructional Strategies 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The purpose of the course is to provide instruction in the design and preparation of interdisciplinary instructional units with appropriate instructional strategies for classroom use. The instructional units and strategies will be designed for use in grades 5-8 middle school classrooms using an interdisciplinary team approach to instruction. 



Course Code
ED 460S  Credits
Title Student Teaching: Secondary 
Prerequisite Admitted into teacher education program: SARTE, complete Ed 310, Ed 498, Ed 448. Student teachers must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 (Early Childhood, Sped, Elementary Ed) or 2.50 (Secondary and K-12) at the time of application for student teaching. All courses required for the major must be completed. 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Supervised student teaching experience in a secondary school (7-12). Applications due as per posted deadlines in Field Experiences Offices. 



Course Code
ED 461S  Credits 12 
Title Student Teaching: Secondary 
Prerequisite Admitted into teacher education program, SARTE, complete Ed 310, Ed 498, Ed 448. Student teachers must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 (Early Childhood, Sped, Elementary Ed) or 2.50 (Secondary and K-12) at the time of application for student teaching. All courses required for the major must be completed. 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Supervised student teaching experience in a secondary school (7-12). Applications due as per posted deadlines in Field Experiences Offices. 



Course Code
ED 461V  Credits 1-16 
Title Student Teaching:Secondary/K-12 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Supervised student teaching in a middle school or a secondary school (9-12). Applications due per posted deadlines in Field Experiences Office. Students must have completed the education core and all major coursework. 



Course Code
ED 469  Credits 1-12 
Title Internship 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Opportunities for on-the-job experience. Appropriate for students with individualized majors. A maximum of 12 internship credits may be applied to the degree. 



Course Code
ED 485  Credits 1-2 
Title Readings in Education 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Readings and supervised study of topics in depth. On demand only. May be repeated up to six credits. 



Course Code
ED 490  Credits 1-3 
Title Topics in Education 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This is an upper division topical course which may be repeated when the topic changes. 



Course Code
ED 497  Credits 1-3 
Title Independent Study in Education 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Extends study beyond regular course work. May substitute for courses in major with consent of advisor, instructor, and department chairperson. Repeated up to 8 credits.