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ClassID Name Description Credits
EDU 2600 Orientation to Teaching This course focuses on Praxis I preparation in test taking skills and in all three subtest areas: Reading, Writing and Mathematics. Praxis I is required by the NC Department of Public Instruction for admission to all Teacher Education Programs. This course is open to all prospective teacher education students and is required in most program areas. 2
EDU 2800 Computer Utilizations in Instructional Technology Restricted to pre-education majors. This is a practical and applied study of computer utilizations geared to the National Education Technology Standards for Teachers, 3
EDU 2900 Independent Study of Educational Problems This requires permission of instructor. This is an independent study to permit the pursuit of information on and solution of educational problems through library research and/or field work. The student desiring to take this course will present a study proposal to the department for approval. Students who show unusual promise as developing educators may take this course as an honors activity. 1 to 3
EDU 3000 Introduction to Educational Psychology This is an introduction to the study of cognitive development and characteristics of school-aged learners. Additionally, the theories of learning which shape teaching and the principles of pedagogy which guide best educational practice are introduced. Ten hours of field experience are required. 3
EDU 3010 Human Growth and Development This is an introduction to the study of human growth from conception through early childhood, middle years and adolescence. Emphasis is placed upon application of the basic concepts of physical, perceptual, mental, personality, social, language, emotional and moral development of children and adolescents. Attention is given to the possible causes, characteristics and teacher detection of learning problems of special populations of children. Students examine how schools meet the developmental needs of their student populations by conducting in-school interviews with school personnel and at least one child. Ten hours of field experience are required. 3
EDU 3020 Foundations of Education 3
EDU 3030 Diversity, Pedagogy and Social Change Consistent with the School of Education conceptual framework "Educators for Diverse Cultural Contexts," this course includes an overview of the major historical, philosophical, sociological and structural forces and the diverse influences, which have shaped American education. Emphasis is given to current reform movements in education and to the changing needs of society. The major problems and issues surrounding the context of teaching, particularly the role of economic class, ethnicity, race, gender, physical conditions, and linguistic diversity and their correlation with educational achievement are stressed. A major focus will be on each candidate developing a conceptual framework on his or her personal cultural identity, character, and the impact of diversity issues on his or her life, so that in understanding oneself, the candidate develops a greater understanding of and positive impact on others. This course requires twenty hours of field experience. 3
EDU 3120 Inclusive Teaching for Students with Special Needs Prerequisites EDU 2600, EDU 2800, EDU 3000, EDU 3010. This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills related to the appropriate education of children with special needs in the general education classroom setting. This is a survey course which includes a study of the legal and educational foundations of serving students with disabilities in the general education setting. Ethical issues surrounding the teaching of children with learning and behavioral differences are included in the content. Particular emphasis is placed on developing skills for identifying learning strengths and needs in all children and developing instruction to match those strengths and needs. Teaming and collaboration are an important concept in inclusive education and will be emphasized. 3
EDU 3130 Cultural Diversity 1
EDU 3150 Instructional Planning Prerequisites: Admission to TEP, EDU 2600 or a departmental early field experience, EDU 3000. The course provides students with competencies in specific technical skills of teaching by focusing on learning theory, learning styles, educational taxonomies, teaching methods, classroom management, and lesson planning. Students have the opportunity to apply their learning during their field experience in an assigned classroom. The students tutor individual learners, plan lessons with the teacher, and facilitate small or whole group instruction. Twenty-five hours of field experience are required. 3
EDU 3170 Assessment of Learning Prerequisites: Admission to TEP, EDU 2600 or a departmental early field experience, EDU 2800, EDU 3000, EDU 3010. The course focuses on assessment as a tool in delineating needed revisions in evaluation methods and materials and on the use of evaluation results to modify future assessments, teaching strategies, and curricula. Students will work with an assigned teacher to construct criterion referenced tests based upon the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Students administer, score and complete item analyses of the results. Ten hours of field experience are required. 3
EDU 3210 Elementary Education Curriculum (Art, Music, Drama) This is an examination of methods of teaching art, music, and drama in the elementary grades (K-6). An integrated approach utilizing methods, techniques, and materials common to these curricular areas will emphasize multiple intelligences and creative development. field experience is required. 3
EDU 3230 Teaching Social Studies This course is designed for elementary majors and focuses on effective, developmentally appropriate, instructional methods for the teaching and learning of social studies in the elementary schools. This course focuses on key concepts and generalizations in the fields of anthropology, sociology, political science, economics, history, geography, and the humanities. The course content includes oral language, writing, and literature related to the key concepts and principles related to the social sciences. Special attention is given to the integration of social studies and interdisciplinary teaching in the elementary school curricula. field experience is required. 3
EDU 3310 Foundations In Literacy Assessment and Planning This course is a survey course designed to prepare beginning teachers to administer literacy assessments and use the information to plan and Implement dynamic literacy Instruction. The course content includes topics such as systematic observation, literacy strategies. Candidates will also investigate surrounding differentiated literacy instruction. The course requires fifteen 3
EDU 3400 Language Arts Instruction in the Elementary School K-6 This is a survey of methods designed to prepare beginning teachers for instruction in language arts 3
EDU 3410 Principles of Teaching Reading K-9 Prerequisite or concurrent: EDU 3400. This is a survey course in reading instruction. The course provides a comprehensive treatment of the major topics of reading, including emergent literacy, approaches and materials used to teach beginning reading, word identification, vocabulary, comprehension, and literature-based reading instruction. Teacher candidates also investigate issues in teaching reading to mainstreamed exceptional students. field experience is required. 3
EDU 3520 Teaching Mathematics This course prepares teacher candidates to teach mathematics in elementary schools. The focus of this course will be on understanding mathematical concepts and developing appropriate lessons and strategies for teaching mathematical concepts to all children. An emphasis is placed on meeting the needs of all learners in culturally diverse educational environments. field experience is required. 3
EDU 3540 Integrated Science, Mathematics, and Technology This course prepares elementary education teacher candidates to teach by integrating science, mathematics, and technology. This course has four components: earth science, space science, physical science, and life science. The focus of this course is on increasing content knowledge and on planning and implementing developmentally appropriate, integrated mathematics and science units. This course includes inquiry-based and computer laboratory experiences. field experience is required. 3
EDU 3700 Introduction to Statistical Methods in Education This is an introduction to basic statistical methods and their application to education. Attention is given to procedures in tabulating data and calculating basic statistics, such as measures of central tendency, correlation, and standard deviation, as well as the properties and applications of normal probability curve. Major emphasis is placed upon interpretation of descriptive measures, and an introduction to inferential statistics is provided. field experience is required. 3
EDU 3800 The Middle School This is an overview of the philosophy, rationale, organizational patterns, and curricular elements of the middle school. Emphasis is placed on the developmental characteristics and needs of early adolescents as they are addressed through middle school components, such as interdisciplinary team teaching, flexible block scheduling, advisory programs, exploratory program, and responsive teaching. fifteen hours of field experience are required. 3
EDU 3810 Language Arts/Social Studies Instruction in the Middle School This is a study of instructional methods in language arts and social studies for middle grades education majors. The course focuses on instructional practices typical of middle grades language arts methods in selected areas 3
EDU 3820 Mathematics/Science Instruction in the Middle School This is a study of instructional methods in mathematics and science for middle grades education majors. Strategies for teaching mathematics and science are presented using current research, curriculum standards, and instructional technology. Appropriate lessons are modeled, simulated and discussed. Special attention is given to the integration of mathematics and science throughout the middle grades curriculum. fifteen hours of field experience are required. 3
EDU 3840 Inst Plan Prog Sci 3
EDU 4010 Reading In the Content Areas This course will focus on literacy strategies across the content areas of mathematics, science, social studies, English and second languages, health, physical education and cultural arts. The candidate will learn specific ways to enhance content area learning, while increasing reading and writing abilities In their students. This course will require 15 hours of field experience in a middle and/or high school setting. 3
EDU 4020 English as a Second Language and Second Language Literacy This course will explore language teaching approaches for second language learners. A variety of topics will be covered, including English for specific purposes, language skills for second language learners 3
EDU 4030 Literacy Assessment and Intervention This course explores various formal and informal diagnostic techniques for effective monitoring of student development in literacy. The course, which spans emergent through adolescent literacy, addresses diagnosis of difficulties in reading, implementation of corrective instruction, and prevention of literacy difficulties. Assessment strategies will be applied to children with reading difficulties and summarized In a written report. This course must be taken with EDU 4040: Practicum in Literacy Assessment and Intervention. 3
EDU 4040 Practicum in Literacy Assessment and Intervention This course, taken concurrently with EDU 4030: Literacy Assessment and Intervention, provides an opportunity for candidates to apply assessment and intervention methods learned in EDU 4030. Candidates will be placed in classroom settings and work closely with one struggling reader or writer. Candidates will prepare a diagnostic report, which summarizes the reader’s background, results from various assessment measures, and recommendations for future instruction. Intervention plans will also be developed and implemented to address some of the reader’s difficulties. This course will require 6 hours per week of field experience in an elementary, middle, or high school setting. 4
EDU 4060 Language and Culture This course is designed to address the importance of language and how it is inextricably bound to identity, both as an instrumental tool for communication as a carrier of cultural values and attitudes. This course focuses on the socio-cultural and linguistic aspects that shape and influence students’ identity. This course helps teachers develop: 1) an awareness and sensitivity to effectively work with students with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, and 2) a commitment to intervene in social injustice as a means to closing the achievement gap. Therefore, a strong emphasis on the content on cultural and linguistic diversity is a necessary prerequisite to preparing teachers to serve the needs of students whose first language is not English and who are from diverse cultural backgrounds. 3
EDU 4070 English as a Second Language Practicum This course, taken concurrently with EDU 4020: English as a Second Language and Second Language Literacy (3), provides an opportunity for candidates to apply assessment and instructional strategies learned in EDU 4020. Candidates will be placed in ESL classrooms, or in classrooms in which there are ESL learners. Candidates will prepare and implement plans to assist individuals, small groups, and/or whole class of ESL learners. Candidates will assess and document the impact of their instruction on ESL student learning. Candidates will be expected to spend a minimum of 2 hours twice a week in the ESL practicum placement. 4
EDU 4101 Materials and Methods in Art This course is designed to provide students with a general knowledge of various aspects of instruction and learning in preparation for teaching art in the public schools, i.e., teaching and learning theory; effective methodology; the selection, preparation, organization, and scheduling of course content; classroom management; motivation, discipline, evaluation, and working with others. 3
EDU 4102 Methods and Materials in Comprehensive Science This course, completed concurrently with EDU 4202, is designed to provide students with a general knowledge of methods organization, selection of materials, and effective teaching procedures in the sciences 3
EDU 4106 Methods and Materials in Dramatic Art This course, completed concurrently with EDU 4206, is a survey of the materials and methods of teaching drama and oral communication in the school. This course provides a survey of current issues in teaching dramatic arts, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Attention is given to curriculum development and the management of related extracurricular dramatic activities. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 3
EDU 4107 Methods in Middle Grades Education Completed concurrently with EDU 4207. This is a review of general teaching methods in middle grades education, this course provides a survey of current issues in the middle school, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 6
EDU 4108 Methods in Elementary Education Completed concurrently with EDU 4208. A review of general teaching methods in elementary education, this course provides a survey of current issues in elementary education, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 6
EDU 4109 Methods and Materials in English This course, completed concurrently with EDU 4209, is an examination of instructional strategies which provides opportunities to discuss, demonstrate, and evaluate a variety of methods in the teaching of English. The skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening are reviewed to develop the ability to impart these skills to students. This course provides a survey of current issues in teaching English, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 3
EDU 4110 Methods and Materials in Modern Foreign Languages This is a competency-based course addressing current theory and widely accepted models and methods of second-language instruction for grades 9-12. It is a practice-centered course requiring demonstration of acquired knowledge in simulated and actual situations. Emphasis is placed on the North Carolina Public School Second-language Curriculum and on developing the professional knowledge and skills necessary to teach in that curriculum. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 3
EDU 4111 Methods and Materials for Foreign Language in Elementary and Middle Schools [FLEMS] Co-requisite: EDU 4110 or permission of department. This is a competency-based course presenting theories, models, and practices of second-language teaching for kindergarten thorough middle grades. It incorporates knowledge of child development, language acquisition, and the school curriculum to promote skills in teaching and in material and program design. This course provides a survey of current issues in teaching foreign language, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 2
EDU 4115 Methods and Materials in Human Sciences This course, completed concurrently with EDU 4215, is an examination of skills used in applying principles of curriculum development, knowledge of adolescents and social trends to instructional planning. Emphasis is on meeting individual needs of learners through selection and structuring of objectives, content and learning experiences. This course provides a survey of current issues in teaching human sciences, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 3
EDU 4117 Methods and Materials in Mathematics This course, completed concurrently with EDU 4217, is an overview of various methods of teaching mathematics. Textbooks as well as standardized tests and teacher-made tests are discussed. Special attention is given to the material in the current issues of The Mathematics Teacher and the Yearbook of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. This course provides a survey of effective teaching methods in mathematics, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 3
EDU 4118 Methods and Materials in Music This course, completed concurrently with EDU 4218, is a study of methods and materials used in teaching the various music subjects and activities in public schools. The principles of music education, its problems, and the more frequently used evaluation procedures are also studied. This course provides a survey of current issues in teaching music, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 3
EDU 4121 Methods and Materials in Physical Education This course, completed concurrently with EDU 4221, is a study of the selection, organization and presentation of materials and the study of various necessary methods. Practical teaching and activity situations are provided to determine means of improving teaching techniques. This course provides a survey of current issues in teaching physical education, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 3
EDU 4126 Methods and Materials in Social Sciences Completed concurrently with EDU 4226. The techniques of social science instruction in high school are considered. Special emphasis is placed on the utilization of resources. This course provides a survey of current issues in teaching social sciences in high school, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 3
EDU 4141 Methods and Materials in Library Science This is an overview of techniques and materials essential for the operation and management of a school library as a materials center, and a knowledge of methods and materials used in the teaching of library lessons. [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 3
EDU 4201 Directed Teaching of Art [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 6
EDU 4202 Directed Teaching of Comprehensive Science [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 3 to 6
EDU 4206 Directed Teaching of Dramatic Art [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 6
EDU 4207 Directed Teaching of Middle Grades [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 6
EDU 4208 Directed Teaching of Elementary Education EDU 4209. Directed Teaching of English 6
EDU 4209 Directed Teaching of English 3
EDU 4210 Directed Teaching of Modern Foreign Languages [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 6
EDU 4215 Directed Teaching of Human Sciences [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 6
EDU 4217 Directed Teaching of Mathematics [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 6
EDU 4218 Directed Teaching of Music [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 6
EDU 4221 Directed Teaching of Physical Education [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 6
EDU 4226 Directed Teaching of Social Sciences [EDU 4100 SERIES Corequisite: EDU 4200 Student Teaching. Prerequisite: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.] 6
EDU 4300 Classroom Utilization of Instructional Technologies This course is designed for students in the teacher education program and has a focus on using technology in the classroom. The course addresses teacher requirements for the National Education Technology Standards for Teachers, 3
EDU 4320 Basic Principles of Guidance This is a study of the functions and organization of guidance and counseling services. An overview of student needs, counselor roles, individual appraisal, group counseling, career planning, and the helping process is provided. 3
EDU 4520 Photography This course is an application of photographic skills emphasizing 35 mm, digital, and instamatic type cameras in instruction and training with special emphasis on composition, visual language, and theories of non-verbal communication of visuals. 3
EDU 4530 Introduction to Videography This is an overview of the development of the motion picture as an art form and as conveyor of information. The student develops competencies in editing, lighting, and programmed script development. 3
EDU 4700 Preparation of Instructional Technologies This course provides an opportunity to develop the basic techniques and communication skills which lead to competencies in the design and development of instructional materials, including layout and design, illustration, color, dry mounting, hot and cold laminating, lettering, and large poster/blackboard design. 3
EDU 4750 Introduction to Speech/Language Pathology This is an introduction to the processes of speech, language, and hearing; classification and description of their pathologies, their evaluation and management. The interaction of the field of speech/language pathology with other health/human service professions is also covered. 3
EDU 4760 Scientific Bases of Speech This is a survey of the physiological and acoustical aspects of speech production, its transmission and reception. Specific information regarding the processes of respiration, phonation, resonation, articulation, and audition is also covered. 2
EDU 4770 Hearing Science This course covers the subject of hearing from sound to sensation, including the structure and function of the auditory system. 2
EDU 4780 Aural Rehabilitation This is an introduction to the theories, methods, and systems of developing, maintaining and/or enhancing oral communication skills in children and adults with hearing impairment. Speech reading, auditory training, and amplification and other assistive listening devices are stressed. 3
EDU 4800 Phonetics This is an introduction to the study of the perception and production of the vowels, diphthongs, and consonants of spoken American English, employing an adapted version of the IPA. The focus is on broad transcription of normal and disordered speech. 3
EDU 4810 Clinic Observation This course will target the recognition of specific methods and skills need to effectively start the clinical practicum as well as to obtain the 25 hours of observation of both adults and children in a variety of settings. 1
EDU 4902 Independent Study in Elementary Education (Permission required.) These courses are designed to permit the independent pursuit of information on and solution of educational problems through library research or field work. The student desiring to take these courses must present a study proposal to the appropriate program coordinator for approval. 1 to 3
EDU 4903 Independent Study in Counselor Education (Permission required.) These courses are designed to permit the independent pursuit of information on and solution of educational problems through library research or field work. The student desiring to take these courses must present a study proposal to the appropriate program coordinator for approval. 1 to 3
EDU 4905 Independent Study in Middle Grades Education (Permission required.) These courses are designed to permit the independent pursuit of information on and solution of educational problems through library research or field work. The student desiring to take these courses must present a study proposal to the appropriate program coordinator for approval. 1 to 3
EDU 4906 Independent Study in Special Education (Permission required.) These courses are designed to permit the independent pursuit of information on and solution of educational problems through library research or field work. The student desiring to take these courses must present a study proposal to the appropriate program coordinator for approval. 1 to 3
EDU 4907 Independent Study in Speech Language Impaired (Permission required.) These courses are designed to permit the independent pursuit of information on and solution of educational problems through library research or field work. The student desiring to take these courses must present a study proposal to the appropriate program coordinator for approval. 1 to 3
EDU 4908 Independent Study in Educational Technology (Permission required.) These courses are designed to permit the independent pursuit of information on and solution of educational problems through library research or field work. The student desiring to take these courses must present a study proposal to the appropriate program coordinator for approval. 1 to 3
EDU 4950 Special Topics in Education These courses are an in-depth study of special areas of concern to educators. Because specific topic emphasis varies from semester to semester, the courses may be repeated for credit. [EDU 4900 SERIES 3
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