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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

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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. 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 191 - Praxis Core Preparation (0).
Description: An online review of topics related to the content evaluated by the Praxis Core Examination. The Praxis Core is one option to meet the testing requirement for admission to the Teacher Education Program at the undergraduate level. Notes: Lab fee: $65. Candidates with at least 30 credits who have completed EDUC200 will be required to have met the testing requirement or enroll in this course for study. Candidates can enroll early as a means to prepare in advance.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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

Curriculum and Instruction Department

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 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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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 331 - Teaching Elementary and Secondary Mathematics (3).
Description: This course provides knowledge of math instruction by exploring a variety of teaching and assessment strategies that improve students’ mathematical learning. While the primary focus of the course is on elementary mathematics methods, the course will also cover mathematics practices in middle level and secondary settings. Students will develop and deliver effective standards-based math lesson plans to meet the needs of diverse learners. Prerequisite: SPED majors only. A Gen Ed quantitative MATH course and Admission to Teacher Education Program. Notes: Offered in Fall. Course previously offered as EDCI 331.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

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EDUC 332 - Teaching Elementary and Secondary Science (3).
Description: This course provides knowledge of science instruction by exploring a variety of teaching and assessment strategies that improve students’ learning of science concepts and skills. While the primary focus of the course is on elementary science methods, the course will also cover practices for teaching science in middle level and secondary settings. Students will develop and deliver effective standards-based science lesson plans to meet the needs of diverse learners. Prerequisite: SPED majors only. Admission to Teacher Education Program and a gen ed natural science course (physical, earth or life). Notes: Offered in spring. Previously offered as EDCI 332.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

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EDUC 333 - Teaching Elementary and Secondary Social Studies (3).
Description: This course provides knowledge of social studies instruction by exploring a variety of teaching and assessment strategies that improve students’ learning of social studies concepts and skills. While the primary focus of the course is on elementary social studies methods, the course will also cover practices for teaching social studies in middle level and secondary settings. Students will develop and deliver effective standards-based social studies lesson plans to meet the needs of diverse learners. Prerequisite: SPED majors only. Admission to Teacher Education Program, one course in gen ed social science or historical perspectives. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Previously offered as EDCI 333.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

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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 395 - Culturally Diverse Teaching Experience in the Dominican Republic (1).
Description: The course will involve 4 meetings during the Spring semester in order to prepare for the study abroad trip (dates TBD). The trip will include a day 10 visit to Santiago and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic (or other areas of the Dominican Republic) where students will observe and interact with students and teachers in public and private schools of all levels (pre-K through university level), with a specific focus on elementary schools. In addition to these experiences, students will have the opportunity to visit many cultural sites throughout the Dominican Republic and potentially participate in some outdoor activities (kayaking, ropes course, beach activities).
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

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

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. 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

Course Attributes:
Oral Communication

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, Internship

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 420 - Global Studies in Pedagogy: Teaching Internship Abroad (1).
Description: EDUC 420 is a short-term study abroad experience that provides teacher candidates an opportunity to live and teach in a diverse setting. Candidates co-teach with an expert foreign teacher promoting the exchange of educational ideas and varied teaching practices. Prerequisite: Candidates approved for EDUC420 will have completed all teacher education course requirements prior to teaching abroad. Course takes place during the last six weeks of the semester. Notes: Lab Fee: $250. Offered on an S/U basis. Offered in spring.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Internship

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 554 - Advanced Curriculum Practices for Gifted and Talented Learners (3).
Description: The course content includes the design and development of differentiated curriculum for gifted learners. The emphasis of the course is how to design new curricular materials for gifted learners. Notes: This course may be applied to the add-on endorsements in Gifted and Talented Education once the initial licensure program is successfully completed. Offered in spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 555 - Identification, Current Trends, and Issues in Gifted and Talented Education (3).
Description: The course content focuses on the historical and current issues related to the recognition and education of giftedness. Critical issues facing the field of gifted education as well as future directions are explored. The identification of giftedness is included. Notes: Educators must complete an approved initial licensure program prior to receiving the add-on endorsement.This course may be applied to add-on endorsements in Gifted and Talented Education in South Carolina. This course may be applied to the add-on endorsements in Gifted and Talented Education once the initial licensure program is successfully completed. Offered in spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 594 - Special Topics in Content and Pedagogy (3).
Description: Selected topics in theory, content, and pedagogy related to PK-12 education. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor; undergraduates must be admitted to teacher education program. Notes: Not open to freshmen. May be retaken three times for additional credits as topics vary. Assignments and readings are modified based on an individual student's certification level. Focus topic will be designated on the transcript. Offered on request.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 595 - Special Topics in Curriculum (3).
Description: Selected topics in classroom and school implementation of curriculum and instructional strategies. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; admission to teacher education program for undergraduates. Notes: Not open to freshmen. May be retaken for additional credits as topics vary. Assignments and readings are modified based on an individual student's certification level. Focus topic will be designated on the transcript. Offered on request.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

Curriculum and Pedagogy 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 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 620 - Global Studies in Pedagogy: Teaching Internship Abroad (1:0:0).
Description: EDUC 620 is a short-term study abroad experience that provides teacher candidates an opportunity to live and teach in a diverse setting. Candidates co-teach with an expert foreign teacher promoting the exchange of educational ideas and varied teaching practices. Prerequisites: Candidates approved for EDUC 620 will have completed all teacher education course requirements prior to teaching abroad. Course takes place during the last six weeks of the semester. Notes: Offered in spring. Lab Fee: $250.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Internship, Seminar/Recitation

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

EDUC 621 - Introduction to Project Based Learning (3).
Description: Designed to introduce students to the theory behind PBL and the basics of designing, delivering and assessing PBL that supports student attainment of core academic content and such 21st century skills as personal agency, critical and analytical thinking, collaboration, communication and technological proficiency. Notes: Offered fall, spring, and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

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EDUC 622 - Applications of Project Based Learning in Curriculum and Instruction (3:3:1).
Description: Classroom and field-based course designed to give teachers the experiences required to plan, create, facilitate, and integrate appropriate instructional methodologies and technology within a PBL unit of study that will support the academic achievement of students with diverse learning needs. Prerequisite: EDCI 601 or EDUC 621. Notes: Offered fall, spring, and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

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

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EDUC 623 - Practicum in Project Based Learning (3:2:1).
Description: Field-based practicum designed to provide teacher/practitioners with experience and opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and dispositions for implementing PBL into the regular classroom setting. Prerequisite: EDCI601; and EDCI 602 or EDUC 622. Notes: Offered fall, spring, and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, 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

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

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

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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

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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 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: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy 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

Curriculum and Pedagogy 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 Pedagogy Department


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