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ED:202
Course Credits: 3

Introduction to the historical, sociological and philosophical foundations of education, including an understanding of the moral, social and political dimensions of classroom teaching and...

ED:203
Course Credits: 0.5

Field placement component for ED 202. Twenty hours (20) of observation, one-on-one tutoring or other classroom-related activities on three separate visits to classrooms representing the ECE, MCE...

ED:204
Course Credits: 3

Study of development, learning and instructional theory and its practical application to effective teaching of diverse populations. Explores the psychological foundations of student variability...

ED:205
Course Credits: 3

Overview of the life-span of students with special learning needs. Focus will be placed on the characteristics in mental, sensory, physical, communicative, social and emotional development which...

ED:206
Course Credits: 0.5

Approximately ten (10) hours of observation at an appropriate site as determined by the instructor and/or Field Placement Director. This course provides time to organize and reflect upon the...

ED:221
Course Credits: 3

An understanding of the nature and the role of word recognition literacy. This course analyzes phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, structural analysis and morphemic units in...

ED:265
Course Credits: 3

This initial course includes an overview of the history, philosophy and goal of teaching students in grades P-9. It emphasizes the study of developmentally-appropriate curriculum organization,...

ED:291, 292, 293
Course Credits: 1-3

ED:301
Course Credits: 3

An intermediate-level course in integrating technology into the classroom, which includes assistive technology that targets diverse and special needs students. Teacher candidates are exposed to...

ED:325
Course Credits: 3

A study of theory and teaching methods for best literacy practices as determined by current research in the field of reading. Students will become knowledgeable of education theory and how...

ED:330
Course Credits: 3

This course is designed to develop collaborative skills and effective communication practices in working with families of children with disabilities. Specific strategies to more effectively...

ED:332
Course Credits: 3

A study of genres of literature in teaching reading in all areas of the PK-3 and 4-9 curriculum. Includes use of both expository test and content-oriented literature. Strategies and methods of...

ED:335
Course Credits: 3

This course is designed to explore the techniques used in the development of successful student reading of subject matter content. This course studies the components of word study,...

ED:341
Course Credits: 3

An examination of curriculum principles that impact upon planning instructional activities for students. Emphasis placed on the Backward Design concept. Prerequisites: Completion of ALL other...

ED:342
Course Credits: 3

Effective teaching methodology is introduced that addresses the needs of today’s diverse classroom. Prerequisites: Completion of ALL other education coursework and 95% of content work....

ED:343
Course Credits: 1

Field placement component for the ED 342 methods class required of education majors/minors, except MMIS majors (MMIS students take ED 354/ED 357). The planning, teaching and reflection of...

ED:352
Course Credits: 3

Behavior management techniques and methods of positive behavior support are discussed as well as the theories used to develop basic standards of reinforcement for children with disabilities....

ED:353
Course Credits: 3

The student will demonstrate a working knowledge of terminology associated with the assessment of individuals with disabilities including formal and informal measures used to explore a student...

ED:354
Course Credits: 3

Instructional strategies and methods of differentiating for the student with mild and moderate disabilities provide both the theoretical and practical aspects of developing an Individual...

ED:355
Course Credits: 3

A study of assessment and intervention procedures for classroom diagnosis and remediation of reading. There is an emphasis on methods and materials for the correction of reading problems. Last...

ED:357
Course Credits: 1

Field placement component for the ED 354 course. (Replaces ED 343). The planning, teaching and reflection of multiple lessons taught in classrooms or resource rooms to students on Individual...

ED:358
Course Credits: 3

A study in the principles and applications of classroom management. This course will cover the reasons why students misbehave and how to effectively respond to common behavioral issues....

ED:365
Course Credits: 3

The last course in the reading endorsement sequence is the practical application of all the required reading courses. Students will apply knowledge of literacy by diagnosis, remediation or...

ED:376
Course Credits: 3

A comprehensive approach to the development of reading with a focus on language development, oral communication skills and reading/writing through developmentally, individually and age-...

ED:379
Course Credits: 3

This course focuses on appreciation for and the integration of art, music and physical movement activities into the classroom learning environment. Students will learn strategies and techniques...

ED:380
Course Credits: 1

Field placement component for the reading core required for all licenses. Thirty (30) hours of observation/activities at an appropriate site as determined by the instructor and/or field...

ED:391, 392, 393, 394
Course Credits: 1-3
ED:412
Course Credits: 12

Fifteen (15) weeks of student teaching in a chartered school in middle childhood classrooms (4-9) in one or both areas of concentration under the supervision of cooperating teachers and a...

ED:412, 413, 414, 421
Course Credits: 6

Student teaching for TEEL® students.

ED:413
Course Credits: 12

Fifteen (15) weeks of student teaching in a chartered school in the early childhood classroom (Pre-K - 3) under the supervision of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Prerequisite:...

ED:414
Course Credits: 12

Fifteen (15) weeks of student teaching in a chartered school in the early childhood classroom (Pre-K - 3) under the supervision of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Prerequisite:...

ED:421
Course Credits: 12

Fifteen (15) weeks of student teaching in a chartered school in adolescent/young adult classrooms (7-12) under the supervision of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Prerequisite:...

ED:475
Course Credits: 3

An integrative seminar which focuses on an understanding of current issues affecting education and educational practices in the United States, and the role of the professional educator in...

ED:491, 429, 493, 494
Course Credits: 1-3