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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


ED 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ED 601. Selected Topics in Education

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Course designed for intensive study of a special topic in education. Topic will be announced in the class schedule. May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 606. Classroom Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Problems arise in classrooms managed by both veteran and inexperienced teachers. Establishing and teaching classroom rules that are just having a consistent approach continue to be the bases of effective management. This course explores a variety of methods and approaches that enable teachers to help students meet their needs and behave more appropriately. Emphasis is on the prevention of problems through effective, proactive management.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 607. Judicious Discipline

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Combines reasonable approaches to school discipline as part of a sound civics education. Incorporates constitutional considerations in a democracy in conjunction with the school's obligations to humaneness and a safe and supportive setting.
Semester Offered: Summer


ED 610. Introduction to Curriculum and Instruction

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Overview of the graduate program in Curriculum and Instruction. Interpreting educational research.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Summer


ED 611. History and Philosophy of Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Historical and philosophic aspects of educational theory; beliefs; arguments; assumptions. Surveys major currents, movement, and intellectual contributors to western and non-western educational thought.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ED 612. Social and Cultural Foundations of Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Interrelationship of education and economic, political, social, and cultural systems; critical perspectives on schools as agencies of socialization and social stratification in a democratic and pluralistic society; comparative education.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ED 614. Action Research

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: This course will focus on how teachers can use Action Research as a vehicle in understanding the culture and dynamics of their classroom. Action Research aims at helping educators reflect on their own classroom practices and how these practices may affect the needs of their students, especially within a diverse population.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 615. Methods of Educational Research

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: An introduction to the assumptions, purposes, strategies, interpretation, and reporting of quantitative and qualitative research in education.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


ED 616. Introduction to Literacy Instruction and Theory

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Reading theories and evaluation of current research in K-12 reading and language development. Evaluate strategies that develop reading skills.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 617. Emergent Literacy Instruction and Assessment

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Literacy development and instructional strategies for emergent readers. Reading factors including phonological awareness, phonics, phonemic awareness, and word analysis skills. Candidates will be required to tutor a struggling reader in grade K or 1, applying evaluation tools and course content.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 618. Reading Development and Literacy Assessment for Elementary Students

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Literacy development and instructional strategies for elementary students. Examine, critique and apply assessment in reading instruction, methods and tools to facilitate assessment, and formal and informal reading assessment strategies. Candidates will apply assessment strategies to tutor an elementary struggling reader (grades 2-6).
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ED 619. Reading Development and Literacy Assessment for Secondary Students

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Using young adult literature and appropriate assessment tools, critically evaluate students' reading abilities, including specific strengths and weaknesses. Create and implement a tutorial instructional program for a secondary struggling reader (grades 7-12).
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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