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ED 200. Introduction to Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Will introduce students to the broad field of education including a focus on children and families, the role of the teacher, the role of schools and educational programs in communities and the broader society, history and philosophy of education, educational futures, teacher education knowledge base, and contemporary issues. Includes field experience in area schools.
Prerequisites: 2.50 GPA
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 250. Children's Rights (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Analysis of issues related to children's rights.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 300. Teaching in Middle School and High School

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Role of the teacher in middle level schools and high schools, teaching as a profession, standards for teaching and learning, basic lesson design, technology in education, structure of middle level and high schools, and schools as organizations. Includes a field experience in area schools.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 303. Planning for Differentiation in K-6 classrooms

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Differentiation, academic language, lesson planning and classroom environment as components of the edTPA assessment.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA, ED 315
Corequisites: ED 305, ED 462
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 305. Curriculum and Instruction for Elementary and Pre-Adolescent Students

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Organization, structure and processes of classrooms and schools for elementary and early adolescent students.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA, ED 315
Corequisites: ED 303, ED 462
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 310. Children's Literature in the Elementary and Middle School Classroom

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Exploration and evaluation of all types of literature for children and young adults. Includes the promotion of lifelong reading among children through the development of classroom strategies and experiences.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA and a grade of C (not C-) or better in one of ED 200, CFS 200, SPED 200, or ED 300.
Corequisites: ED 315, IM 421
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 315. Primary/Kindergarten Methods

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Aims, methods, philosophy, continuity of growth problems in kindergarten/primary education.
Prerequisites: ED 200, CFS 200, SPED 200, or ED 300, 2.75 GPA.
Corequisites: ED 310, IM 421
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 374. Multicultural Children's Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examines cultural and religious differences and similarities, contributions of women and minority groups to literature and the social issues and forces of discrimination.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 404. Lesson Planning and Learning Assessment in K-6 classrooms

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Planning for student engagement and learner support, assessment tools, video recording in the classroom, providing useful feedback to learners, expectations within the edTPA assessment.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA, ED 305
Corequisites: ED 406, ED 407, ED 408, ED 412, ED 420
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 405. Completing the edTPA for Elementary Education

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Editing and uploading edTPA materials, assessing use of academic language, assessing utility of academic supports, and assessing feedback provided to learners. Engagements for further growth.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA, ED 420
Corequisites: ED 409, ED 411, ED 414, ED 422
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 406. Classroom Management K-6

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Development of appropriate practices, organization, management in K-6 classroom environments. Emphasis on Community Building, child centered learning and democratic classroom practices.
Prerequisites: ED 305, 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 404, ED 407, ED 408, ED 412, ED 420
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 407. Instructional Mathematics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Methodology, assessment, school mathematics programs, the needs of diverse learners, and issues of curriculum, and State and discipline standards in elementary mathematics instruction.
Prerequisites: ED 305, MATH 201, MATH 301, 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 404, ED 406, ED 408, ED 412, ED 420
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 408. Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Instructional strategies, program organization and theories of literacy in Reading and Language Arts for elementary school children.
Prerequisites: ED 305, 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 404, ED 406, ED 407, ED 412, ED 420
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 409. Assessment and Integration in Literacy Instruction

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced Reading and Language Arts instructional methods including literacy across the curriculum and assessment and interventions.
Prerequisites: ED 408, 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 405, ED 411, ED 414, ED 422
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 411. Instructional Science

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Methodology, Assessment, Commercially Available Science programs, the needs of diverse learners, and Issues of Curriculum, and State and Discipline Standards in Elementary Science Instruction.
Prerequisites: ED 420, SCI 226, SCI 227, 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 405, ED 409, ED 414, ED 422
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 412. Instructional Social Studies

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Methodology, assessment, the needs of diverse learners, approaches to inquiry, and issues of curriculum, purpose and democratic classrooms in elementary social studies programs.
Prerequisites: ED 305, 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 404, ED 406, ED 407, ED 408, ED 420
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 414. Foundations in Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Exploration and critical analysis of education as a political endeavor within particular historical and sociological contexts.
Prerequisites: ED 420, 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 405, ED 409, ED 411, ED 422
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 416. Organization in the Middle School

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Orientation to middle school and middle grades classroom environments. Management, organization, and instruction procedures appropriate to the development needs of early adolescents in pluralistic society.
Prerequisites: ED 200, ED 310, ED 315
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 417. Instructional Methods in Emerging Literacy K-4

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Theories of literacy development, instructional methodologies, and assessment tools which creates a literacy curriculum that addresses the needs of diverse learners in the primary grades. Permission required.
Corequisites: ED 418, ED 419
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 418. Instructional Methods in Math/Sci/SS K-4

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Facilitating significant explorations and actions on the world through the use of appropriate mathematical, scientific inquiry and information gathering tools for K-4 teachers. Permission required.
Corequisites: ED 417, ED 419
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 419. Organization and Management in Kindergarten/Primary Classroom

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Development of appropriate practices, organization, management in kindergarten/primary classroom environments. Emphasis on child centered learning. Permission required.
Corequisites: ED 417, ED 418
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 420. Elementary Student Teaching I

Credits: 3-6 View Details
Description: Supervised teaching for students seeking K-6 or B-3 licensure.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA, ED 305
Corequisites: ED 404, ED 406, ED 407, ED 408, ED 412
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 421. 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: ED 300, CPSY 361, HURL 497
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 422. Elementary Student Teaching II

Credits: 6-9 View Details
Description: Supervised teaching for students seeking K-8 licensure.
Prerequisites: ED 420, 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 405, ED 409, ED 411, ED 414
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 423. 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






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