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ED 428. Children's Literature in Pre-K - Grade 3 Classroom

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Children's literature Birth through age 8. Locate, evaluate and select high-quality children's literature to be used for a variety of purposes with children birth through age 8. 2.75 GPA requirement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 431. 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, CPSY 361, Completion of NES Basic Skills Tests or equivalent
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 441. Integrating Theory and 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 pre K-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 451. 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.
Prerequisites: ENGL 460; SPED 425
Corequisites: ED 421/521, ED 431/531, ED 441/541
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 457. Issues in Bilingual/Bicultural Education

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


ED 458. Literacy for L-2 Learners

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Socio-psycholinguistic process of second-language literacy learning. Speech and print relationships, literacy emergence, strategies for reading/writing development and integration of language and literacy across the curriculum, K-12.
Semester Offered: Summer


ED 459. 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 460. 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.
Prerequisites: ED 300
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ED 462. Teaching English Learners K-6

Credits: View Details
Description: Strategies for teaching English language learners K-6. Impact of identity development, culture, community, and personal experiences on language development; use of technology in language learning.
Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA, ED 315
Corequisites: ED 303, ED 305
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 466. Student Teaching for 5-12 Licensure

Credits: 3-12 View Details
Description: Supervised teaching for students with majors in Communication Arts and Literature, Health, Mathematics, Sciences, Social Studies and Technology leading to 5-12 licensure.
Prerequisites: ED 421
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 467. Student Teaching for PreK-12 Licensure

Credits: 3-12 View Details
Description: Supervised teaching for students with majors in art, languages, music, physical education, and TESL leading to Pre K-12 licensure.
Prerequisites: ED 421
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 482. Multicultural Child

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


ED 483. Black English: Teaching Black Children to Read

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


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: Admittance to Teacher Education, ED 300, EDR 361, IM 422, HURL 497, HURL 498, ED/ENGL 460 and SPED 425
Corequisites: ED 431, ED 441
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: Admittance to Teacher Education, ED 300, EDR 361, IM 422, HURL 497, HURL 498, ED/ENGL 460 and SPED 425
Corequisites: ED 421, ED 441
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ED 537. Principles of Middle Level Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Provides a comprehensive look at middle level education, including its historical development, its goals and philosophy, its mission. Middle level organizational patterns, curricular structures, specific instructional strategies and assessment/evaluation methods and diversity of learners will be addressed.
Corequisites: ED 547
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


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 547. High School Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Provides a comprehensive look at high school education including its historical development, its goals and philosophy and its mission. High school organizational patterns, curricular structures, specific instructional strategies and assessment/evaluation methods, and diversity of learners will be addressed.
Corequisites: ED 537
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.
Prerequisites: ENGL 460; SPED 425
Corequisites: ED 421/521, ED 431/531, ED 441/541
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






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