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ED 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ED 502. Educational Immersion

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Multiple aspects of learning and teaching in diverse learners/communities using an immersion experience in diverse settings.
Semester Offered: Summer


ED 521. Foundations of Education

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Historical, philosophical, political, ideological, and sociological issues and dimensions of American education. Education in a democracy, issues of equity, constitutional considerations, and development of an educational philosophy.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 531 and ED 541
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 523. Topics in Education

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Intensive study of a special topic in education. May be repeated up to 3 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 524. Mainstream Science & Social Studies for the Special Educator

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Overview of planning, selecting resources, scope and sequence of curriculum, responding to individual learner needs, and evaluating student learning in the teaching of science and social studies.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 531. Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Curriculum, instruction and assessment in the PreK-12 setting. Inclusive and responsive approaches for middle level and high school classrooms. Teacher identity; creating safe learning communities; complex, student-centered lesson design with varied instruction; interdisciplinary curricula; and authentic assessment.
Prerequisites: ED 300, EDR 361, IM 522, HURL 597, ED 560 or ENGL 560, SPED 525 and 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 521 and ED 541
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 534. Technology Integration

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Ways technology can help learners communicate and collaborate, discussion of learners as consumers, contributors, and creators in a digital age, use of technology to design authentic learning experiences.
Semester Offered: Fall


ED 541. Integrating Theory & Practice:Inclusive & Responsive Teaching for All

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Merging theory and practice for developing inclusive and responsive curriculum, instruction and assessment in the preK-12 setting during an in-depth field experience. Active involvement in classrooms includes working with ESL, special education and/or other historically under-served students.
Prerequisites: ED 300, CEEP 361, IM 422
Corequisites: ED 421, ED 431
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 549. Multicultural Teaching: Viewpoints, Rationale, Strategies

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examines viewpoints on multicultural teaching from historical, national, and current global perspectives. Presents models for curricular change to meet accreditation standards in public schools. Focuses on implementation strategies.
Semester Offered: Fall


ED 551. Literacy in the Content Areas

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Literacy applied to content area learning: instructional strategies to develop vocabulary and promote comprehension, assessment techniques to guide instructional planning, and dispositions for content literacy professionals.
Corequisites: ED 521, ED 531, ED 541
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 553. Microcomputers in Programs for Young Children

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Specially designed for prekindergarten through grade one educators who wish to use the microcomputer effectively as a learning tool with children focus on developing and using instructional strategies for: 1) using the microcomputers with young children to develop/reinforce cognitive skills and individual learning styles; 2) selecting and integrating software for classroom use (curriculum) and for administrative uses (record keeping, grading, and parent communication).
Semester Offered: Spring


ED 557. Issues in Bilingual/Bicultural Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examines current issues in Bilingual/Bicultural education from historical, political, and social dimensions. This course prepares future ESL and Bilingual teachers to examine current issues and curriculum decisions that affect the bilingual/bicultural student.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ED 558. Literacy for L-2 Learners

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examines socio-psycholinguistic process of second language literacy learning. Focuses on speech and print relationships, literacy emergence, strategies for teaching/writing development and intergration of language and literacy across the curriculum. K-12
Semester Offered: Summer


ED 559. Critical Pedagogy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Intended to introduce educators to current issues/concepts related to critical pedagogy. This course will examine theoretical frameworks and introduce current research in the field of critical pedagogy. Educators will examine how critical pedagogy as a philosophy impacts learners at all levels especially those from diverse populations.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 560. Teaching English Language Learners in K-12

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Theory and methods for English Language Learners and bilingual education for non-ESL and non-bilingual teachers. Issues for English Language Learners and instructional strategies.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ED 564. 5-12 Student Teaching I

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Supervised teaching for students seeking 5-12 teacher licensure. Permission required.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 565. 5-12 Student Teaching II

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Supervised teaching for students seeking 5-12 teacher licensure. Permission required.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 568. PreK-12 Student Teaching I

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Supervised teaching for students seeking PreK-12 teacher licensure. Permission required.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 569. PreK-12 Student Teaching II

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Supervised teaching for students seeking PreK-12 teacher licensure. Permission required.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 571. Reading: Analysis and Correction of Disabilities in the Classroom

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Causes of reading difficulties, procedures to diagnose and correct them.
Semester Offered: Spring


ED 572. Content Area Reading for Middle and Secondary Schools

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Nature of high school and middle school reading programs, development of reading techniques and skills, development of vocabulary, reading interests, and reading ability in content fields, appraisal of reading abilities, diagnosis and remediation.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 573. Reading and Children's Literature: Current Issues

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: An issues approach to examination of contemporary literature, its relationship to development of comprehension and critical thinking.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 582. Multicultural Child

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Learning styles of Afro-American, Native American, Asian-American, and Latino-American children.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 583. Black English: Teaching Black Children to Read

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: How Black English causes problems when Black and Latino students start to read and write.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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