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EDUC 101 - Developing Observation and Analysis Skills (1).
Description: Students develop and implement observation and analysis skills used by teachers to make instructional decisions. Course content focuses on observing events related to technology, literacy, student engagement, and classroom climate in diverse school settings. Notes: Lab Fee: $135. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors/minors. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 101H - Developing Observation and Analysis Skills (1).
Description: Students develop and implement observation and analysis skills used by teachers to make instructional decisions. Course content focuses on observing events related to technology, literacy, student engagement, and classroom climate in diverse school settings. Notes: Lab Fee: $135. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors/minors. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 110 - Teachers, Schools and Society (3).
Description: A survey course focusing on the foundations of education and expectations of the profession. Content includes historical, philosophical, legal, and societal influences on schools. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors. Offered in fall, spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Center for Pedagogy Department

EDUC 110H - Teachers, Schools and Society (3).
Description: A survey course focusing on the foundations of education and expectations of the profession. Content includes historical, philosophical, legal, and societal influences on schools. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors. Offered in fall, spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Center for Pedagogy Department

EDUC 175 - Professional Field Experience (Teacher Cadet Program) (3).
Description: Structured and supervised field experience for those exploring careers in teaching while in high school. Notes: Additional fee is required. Prerequisites: High school Teacher Cadet program.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 199 - General Education Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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EDUC 200 - Developmental Sciences and the Context of Poverty (3:2:1).
Description: Lecture and field-based course that explores the six strands of growth and development from preschool to adolescence. Significant time will be devoted to the application of these strands to working with students living in poverty. Topics include motivation, self-regulation, and families and communities. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in EDUC 101 or FACS major. Notes: A grade of C or better is required for Teacher Education majors/minors. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. Approximately 18 hours of field work will be completed for this course.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

Course Attributes:
Social Science

EDUC 200H - Developmental Sciences and the Context of Poverty (3:2:1).
Description: Lecture and field-based course that explores the six strands of growth and development from preschool to adolescence. Significant time will be devoted to the application of these strands to working with students living in poverty. Topics include motivation, self-regulation, and families and communities. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in EDUC 101. Notes: A grade of C or better is required for Teacher Education majors/minors. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. Approximately 18 hours of field work will be completed for this course.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

Course Attributes:
Social Science

EDUC 210 - Psychology of the Learner I(3).
Description: Course focuses on the physical, cognitive, social/emotional, and moral development of learners from early childhood through adolescence. Topics include the educational implications of developmental psychology and the interaction of culture, gender, socio-economic class, and family on student development. This course includes a 10-15 hour school-based service learning experience linked to course content. Notes: This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: EDUC 110. Corequisites: EDUC 210E, M, or S.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 210H - Psychology of the Learner I Honors (3).
Description: Course focuses on the physical, cognitive, social/emotional, and moral development of learners from early childhood through adolescence. Topics include the educational implications of developmental psychology, and the interaction of culture, gender, socio-economic class, and family on student development. Notes: This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors. Offered on demand. Prerequisites: EDUC 110. Corequisites: EDUC 210E, M, or S.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Center for Pedagogy Department

EDUC 220 - Assessment to Meet Diverse Needs (2).
Description: Course explores various classroom assessment techniques and appropriate use to meet the diverse needs of all learners. Using the environment of a partner school, skills in data-based decision-making will be identified and utilized by course participants. Principles of Universal Design for Learning will be applied to the design and implementation of assessment associated with lessons written by classroom teachers. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in EDUC200 and quantitative reasoning requirement. Notes: A grade of C or better is required for Teacher Education majors/minors. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. Students are strongly encouraged to complete EDUC 220 prior to taking STAR Rotation courses (EDUC 201, 202, 203).
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 220H - Assessment to Meet Diverse Needs (2).
Description: Course explores various classroom assessment techniques and appropriate use to meet the diverse needs of all learners. Using the environment of a partner school, skills in data-based decision-making will be identified and utilized by course participants. Principles of Universal Design for Learning will be applied to the design and implementation of assessment associated with lessons written by classroom teachers. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in EDUC200 and quantitative reasoning requirement. Notes: A grade of C or better is required for Teacher Education majors/minors. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. Students are strongly encouraged to complete EDUC 220 prior to taking STAR Rotation courses (EDUC 201, 202, 203).
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 250 - Psychology of the Learner II (3).
Description: Course focuses on theories and strategies for learning, motivation, and assessment and their classroom applications. Notes: This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: EDUC 210 and 2.5 GPA. Corequisites: EDUC 250E, 250M, or 250S.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 250E - Nature & Nurturing of Learners II Practicum Elementary (0:0:2).
Description: Classroom observation component accompanying EDUC 250. Students observe in local public elementary school classrooms for a total of 12 hours to complete EDUC 250 assignments. Corequisites: EDUC 250.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 250H - Psychology of the Learner II Honors (3).
Description: Course focuses on theories and strategies for learning, motivation, and assessment and their classroom applications. Notes: This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors. Prerequisites: EDUC210 and 2.5 GPA.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Center for Pedagogy Department

EDUC 250M - Psychology of the Learner II Practicum Middle (0:0:2).
Description: Classroom observation component accompanying EDUC 250. Students observe in local public middle school classrooms for a total of 12 hours to complete EDUC 250 assignments. Corequisites: EDUC 250.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 250S - Psychology of the Learner II Practicum Secondary (0:0:2).
Description: Classroom observation component accompanying EDUC 250. Students observe in local public secondary school classrooms for a total of 12 hours to complete EDUC 250 assignments. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Corequisites: EDUC 250.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 275 - Integrating Technology to Support Teaching and Learning (2).
Description: A methods course in which students learn to design instruction aligned with p-12 standards that uses technology to support teaching and learning. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: 30 hours, 2.5 GPA and an education major.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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EDUC 275H - Integrating Technology to Support Teaching and Learning (2).
Description: A methods course in which students learn to design instruction aligned with p-12 standards that uses technology to support teaching and learning. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: 30 hours, 2.5 GPA and an education major.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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Course Attributes:
Technology Requirement

EDUC 299 - General Education Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

EDUC 310 - Working With Exceptional and Diverse Learners (3).
Description: This course provides teacher education students with basic information concerning characteristics of, educational procedures for, and instructional needs of exceptional and diverse learners. Notes: This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education Program and completion of EDUC 250 with a grade of "C" or better.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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EDUC 312 - History of American Education (3).
Description: Scope and development of American education from the colonial period to the present. Notes: Cross-listed with HIST 312.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

Course Attributes:
Constitution Requirement, Historical Perspective, Humanities and Arts

EDUC 315 - Comparative Education (3).
Description: An introduction to comparative and international education. Emphasis is on the study of educational policies and practices, cultural, political, and economic factors, and historical and contemporary examples to highlight similarities and differences across countries and regions.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Social Science

EDUC 315H - Comparative Education (3).
Description: An introduction to comparative and international education. Emphasis is on the study of educational policies and practices, cultural, political, and economic factors, and historical and contemporary examples to highlight similarities and differences across countries and regions.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Social Science

EDUC 390 - Core Issues In Teacher Education (3).
Description: The course includes content central to all students seeking teacher certification including classroom management, assessment, and school law. Notes: This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors. Corequisites: Area Methods Course and Lab Designated by Major Area.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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EDUC 390H - Core Issues In Teacher Education (3).
Description: The course includes content central to all students seeking teacher certification including classroom management, assessment, and school law. Notes: This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors. Corequisites: Area Methods Course and Lab Designated by Major Area.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 399 - General Education Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

EDUC 400 - Internship I: Culture and Climate (1).
Description: Field-based internship in which teacher candidates investigate the learning-teaching context of the internship classroom and individual learner characteristics. Primary focus of the course is on applying core content and classroom experiences from previous semesters to the learners in the internship classroom in order to design significant, challenging, and appropriate unit goals, instruction, and assessments. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. This course requires participation in a pre- and post-semester orientation that follows the school district calendar. Contact the course instructor for specific requirements. Offered in summer. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors/minors. Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education Program.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 401 - Internship: Understanding Contextual Factors (1:0:1).
Description: Field-based internship in which teacher candidates investigate the learning-teaching context of the internship classroom and individual learner characteristics. Primary focus of the course is on applying core content and classroom experiences from previous semesters to the learners in the internship classroom in order to design significant, challenging, and appropriate unit goals, instruction, and assessments. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program. Corequisite: EDUC402 or program area field-based course. Notes: This course requires participation in a pre- and post-semester orientation that follows the school district calendar. Contact the course instructor for specific requirements. Approximately 150 hours of field work will be completed for this course. A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors/minors.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 402 - Internship: Assessment and Instruction (9:0:9).
Description: Field-based internship in which teacher candidates build upon knowledge of contextual factors to plan and teach comprehensive, standards-based units including assessments designed to measure student understanding before, during, and after instruction. Candidates use student assessment data to analyze and reflect upon teaching decisions and outcomes. Prerequisite: Completion of all core courses except for EDUC 410. Admission to Teacher Education Program. Corequisite: EDUC 410. Notes: This course requires participation in a pre- and post-semester orientation that follows the school district calendar. Contact the course instructor for specific requirements. Approximately 600 hours of field work will be completed for this course.
9.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
9.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 403 - Internship II: Assessment & Instruction for Secondary & K12 Program Areas (10).
Description: Field-based internship in which teacher candidates build upon knowledge of contextual factors to successfully implement a work sample that involves planning and teaching comprehensive, standards-based lessons and units with assessments designed to measure student understanding before, during, and after instruction. Candidates use student assessment data to analyze and reflect upon teaching decisions and outcomes. Prerequisite: Completion of all core courses except for EDUC 410. Admission to Teacher Education Program. Notes: This course requires participation in a pre- and post-semester orientation that follows the school district calendar. Contact the course instructor for specific requirements. Approximately 600 hours of field work will be completed for this course.
10.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
10.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 410 - Education in a Democracy: Broadening Professional Perspectives (2).
Description: Using the context of the internship experience, teacher candidates analyze competing conceptions of what it means to teach in a democratic society. Candidates explore the political, legal, and philosophical foundations of education to develop an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the professional educator. Prerequisite: Completion of all core courses except for EDUC 401 and EDUC 402. Admission to Teacher Education Program. Corequisite: EDUC 402. Notes: A grade of C or higher is required for Teacher Education majors/minors. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit.
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 455A - Problems in Educational Practice (1:1:0).
Description: Designed to assist school and agency personnel in the identification, analysis, and planning of strategies to overcome specific problems related to agency and school practices. Inclusion of this course in a program of study requires the approval of the program area committee. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 455B - Problems in Educational Practice (2:2:0).
Description: Designed to assist school and agency personnel in the identification, analysis, and planning of strategies to overcome specific problems related to agency and school practices. Inclusion of this course in a program of study requires the approval of the program area committee. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 455C - Problems in Educational Practice (3).
Description: Designed to assist school and agency personnel in the identification, analysis, and planning of strategies to overcome specific problems related to agency and school practices. Inclusion of this course in a program of study requires the approval of the program area committee. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 475 - Internship in Reflective Practice (10:0:10).
Description: The course will provide applied experiences for developing skills for the professional role of a teacher. Primary focus is on a field-based component of 60-65 full days. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Completion of all methods courses and core courses except EDUC 490. Full admission to Teacher Education Program. Corequisites: EDUC 490.
10.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
10.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Practice Teaching

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EDUC 475H - Internship in Reflective Practice (10:0:10).
Description: The course will provide applied experiences for developing skills for the professional role of a teacher. Primary focus is on a field-based component of 60-65 full days. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Completion of all methods courses and core courses except EDUC 490. Full admission to Teacher Education Program. Corequisites: EDUC 490.
10.000 Credit hours
10.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Practice Teaching

Center for Pedagogy Department

EDUC 490 - Capstone For Educational Leaders (2).
Description: The course will allow students to explore current issues in education as they relate to the educational leader. Primary focus is on completion and presentation of a professional portfolio. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Full admission to Teacher Education. Completion of all methods courses and core courses except EDUC 475. Corequisites: EDUC 475 Internship in Reflective Practice.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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Course Attributes:
Capstone Course

EDUC 490H - Capstone for Educational Leaders (2).
Description: The course will allow students to explore current issues in education as they relate to the educational leader. Primary focus is on completion and presentation of a professional portfolio. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Full admission to Teacher Education. Completion of all methods courses and core courses except EDUC 475. Corequisites: EDUC 475 Internship in Reflective Practice.
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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Course Attributes:
Capstone Course

EDUC 495 - Special Topics in Education (1:3:0).
Description: To identify specific problems and issues in education and to seek solutions through examination of current research and practice. Notes: Offered on demand. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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EDUC 499 - General Education Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

EDUC 599 - General Education Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

EDUC 600 - Teaching in a Democracy (3).
Description: This course provides a survey of the social, legal and philosophical foundations of American Education.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 601 - Psychology Applied to Teaching (3).
Description: An integrated study of development, learning, and motivation with emphasis on childhood and adolescence in the school setting and individual differences such as gender, cultural background and socioeconimic status. Notes: Lab Fee: $135.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture, Seminar/Recitation

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 602 - Technology for the 21st Century Classroom (2:0-2).
Description: An introductory technology course required for MAT students. This course addresses the use of technology to: 1) acquire information; 2) develop communication skills; 3) develop subject area strategies for technology usage; 4) promote decision-making and problem-solving; and 5) address the needs of diverse learners. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in fall.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

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EDUC 604 - Educational Psychology and Assessment (3).
Description: An integrated study of development, learning, motivation and assessment with emphases on early childhood in the school setting, observational assessment, and individual differences such as gender, cultural background, and socioeconomic status. Introduces key assessment issues and topics, including the meaning of testing and assessment, cautions about using measurement techniques with young children, developmental screening, readiness testing, developmental assessment, and performance assessment. Notes: This course cannot be taken for S/U credit. Offered in Spring. Prerequisites: Admission to the MAT in Early Childhood Education.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 605 - Educational Assessment (3).
Description: An introductory course in the assessment and research procedures commonly used in the field of education.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 610 - Effective Teaching Practices for Exceptional and Diverse Learners (3).
Description: This course is designed to provide master's level students with characteristics and instructional needs of and research-based teaching practices for both exceptional and diverse learners. In addition, students will investigate appropriate methods for designing and accommodating the instructional environment and curricula, including the use of technology. Notes: Offered spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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EDUC 640 - Educational Research, Design and Analysis (3).
Description: A core course for graduate educators in the principles, methods and procedures of educational research, design and analysis. The development of a proposal outlining a study, project or practicum is required.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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EDUC 641 - Tools of the Educational Technologist (3).
Description: This course serves as a survey of the field of Educational Technology. Particular focus is paid to the vocational opportunities for Educational Technologists and the technology tools and software applications used in Educational Technology. Notes: Lab Fee: $15. Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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EDUC 643 - Educational Technology Planning and Evaluation (3).
Description: This course focuses on planning and evaluating small scale and large scale educational technology projects. Prerequisites: EDUC 641 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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EDUC 644 - Strategies for Effective Application of Assistive Technology to Promote Learning (3).
Description: The goal of this course is to prepare teachers who can use technology skills and applications in general education classrooms as well as unique settings to meet the needs of diverse learners, including those with disabilities, who are ESOL, and are at-risk for school failure.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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EDUC 650 - Teaching and Learning with the Internet (3).
Description: This course prepares in-service teachers to plan, implement and evaluate Internet-based learning activities in the classroom. Content includes web site evaluation, social, ethical and legal issues regarding Internet use in P-12 settings, curriculum integration of Internet activities aligned with P-12 standards and web site development. Notes: Offered in fall and summer. Cannot be taken for S/U credit.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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EDUC 651 - Connecting Curriculum and Technology (3).
Description: The goal of this course is to help participants recognize the relationship between theory, design, technology and instruction. Educational leaders must apply their knowledge of pedagogy, design, learning theory, technology and assessment techniques in order to address the needs of all learners. In this course participants will have an opportunity to design and implement planned lessons in their classrooms. Notes: Lab Fee: $15. This course cannot be taken for S/U credit.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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EDUC 652 - Nature and Needs of the Gifted (3).
Description: Study of the characteristics of gifted and talented individuals and of the tools and techniques for the identification of such persons. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

EDUC 655 - Problems in Educational Practice (1) (2) (3).
Description: Designed to assist school personnel in the identification, analysis and planning of strategies to overcome specific problems related to educational practices in the school. Inclusion of this course in a program of study requires the approval of the program area committee. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Counsel, Leadershp, Educ St Department

EDUC 656 - Prob in Educational Practices
Approved Titles: Systemic Chg Math Education Prob Solving in Elem Sch Math Sem in C & I Middle Level Sch Curriculum Dev in Math Educ Assess in Mathematics Education Independent Curriculum Design Edu Leadership in Science/Math Middle Level Leadership Institut Adv Strat Teach Studnts W/Md&Sd Problems in Educational Practice: Working w Diverse Learners

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Counsel, Leadershp, Educ St Department

EDUC 657 - Problems in Educational Pract
Approved Titles: Assess Early Childhood/Elem Edu Characteristics Dev Approp Pract

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

EDUC 658 - Problems in Educational Practi
Approved Titles: Educators and the MAc Cooperative Learning Assess Middle Level Education Technology in the Classroom Concepts/Process Elem Sch Sci Assess in Eced/Elem Ed Coop Learning/Alternative Assess Pra Assess Early Child/Elem Edu Assessment in Science Education Curriculum Dev in Science Educ Systemic Change in Science Issues/Trends in Language Arts Computer Applications in Educ

1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 660 - Effective Teaching & Management Strategies (3).
Description: This course includes content central to students seeking initial licensure through the MAT program. Focus is on planning, instruction, classroom management, curriculum, and assessment of student progress/learning. Notes: Offered in summer and fall semesters.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Counsel, Leadershp, Educ St Department

EDUC 670 - Schooling in American Society (3).
Description: A course for teachers, administrators, counselors and other school personnel that focus on key issues related to teaching and leading in a democracy. Students explore the social, historical, legal and philosophical foundations of American education and how these foundations affect contemporary schools.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 672 - History of Education (3).
Description: A graduate-level seminar on the role of education in American society from the colonial period to the present.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 681 - Advanced Educational Psychology (3).
Description: An advanced psychological foundations course that examines contemporary research, issues, and trends and their application to effective leadership, critical inquiry, and stewardship in educational professions. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 690 - School Internship (8:0-8).
Description: A full semester, field-based student internship in area schools. Teaching assignments will be appropriate to licensure area. Supervision and evaluation of the internship will be provided by Winthrop faculty and public school mentor teacher(s). Notes: Offered in fall and spring. A grade of S or U is recorded. Prerequisites: Completion of all MAT admission and core course requirements except EDUC 695. Corequisites: EDUC 695.
8.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
8.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Practice Teaching

Counsel, Leadershp, Educ St Department

EDUC 695 - Capstone (1).
Description: The course will allow students to explore and reflect upon current issues in education while enrolled in the school internship semester. Primary focus will be on completion and presentation of a professional portfolio and other outcome-based assessments. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Full admission to the MAT program, completion of all core courses except EDUC 690. Corequisites: EDUC 690.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Counsel, Leadershp, Educ St Department

EDUC 699 - Advanced Field Experiences (3).
Description: Preparation and implementation of a field project in the student's area of emphasis. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Prerequisites: EDUC 640, permission of instructor and adviser.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department


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