ELEMENTARY EDUCATION (ELEM ED-290)

413 (613) Mental Health in Schools (3) Influences within the school which affect the self-concepts, motivation, and social adjustment of students and teachers. Emphasis on means for promoting mental health in the classroom. Opportunity for self-exploration provided.

414 (614) Classroom Management (2) A study of skills and techniques facilitative to an effective classroom environment. Emphasis on behavioral management principles, classroom climate analysis, and teacher/pupil rapport building. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education.

422 (622) The Microcomputer and Its Use in the Classroom (3) Provision of the understanding and skills necessary to make the computer an effective tool in the classroom. Focus on the use of the computer in the various subject (grade level) areas. Attention to computer ethics. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education (Same as Sec Ed 422/622)

423 (623) Logo for the Public School Teacher (3) Focus on the educational, philosophical, and psychological development of the Logo environment in a public school setting. Emphasis on the project approach. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education (Same as Sec Ed 423/623)

430 (630) Problems in Teaching Language Arts and Social Studies in the Elementary School (3) Individual or group work on assigned or chosen problems in English and social studies. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education.

431 (631) Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Arithmetic in the Elementary School (3) Special investigation concerning effective teaching of arithmetic in the elementary school. Use of the current curricula materials. Individual or group work on assigned or chosen problems in elementary arithmetic.

432 (632) Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Science in the Elementary School (3) Special investigation concerning effective teaching of science in the elementary school. Use of the current curricula materials. Individual or group work on assigned or chosen problems in elementary science.

433 (633) Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Arithmetic and Science in the Elementary School (3) Special investigation concerning effective teaching of arithmetic and science in the elementary school. Use of the current curricula materials. Individual or group work on assigned or chosen problems in elementary arithmetic and science.

455 (655) Child Psychology (3) An overview of the principles of learning and behavior applicable to young children's physical, social, and intellectual development. Emphasis on the current research findings related to young children and the process of education. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education.

490 (690) Workshop in Education: [Title of Workshop] (1-3) Workshop on selected topics. No more than nine hours of workshop credit may be applied to an undergraduate degree in education. No more than six hours of workshop credit may be applied to a graduate degree in education. Prereq: instructor's approval. Certain workshops may be offered on a pass/fail basis.

702-703 Master's Thesis (2, 2) Preparation of thesis proposal and research for Master of Science in Education. Taken with approval of advisor. May repeat enrollment. P/N only.

711 Learning Theory and Cognition Applied to the School Setting, K-8 (3) The nature of learning processes and conditions for effective learning and implications for teaching exploration of how learning theory can be applied in the K-8 school environment to enhance the learning experience; recent directions in cognitive studies and their general implications for functional classroom use.

740 Growth and Development in School Age Students, K-8 (3) The physiological, sociological, and psychological basis of human behavior with emphasis upon research dealing with the normal student in a K-8 school environment.

760 Supervision of Student Teaching and Field Experiences (3) A study of objectives and general techniques of supervising student teachers and students participating in field experiences in public schools.

790 Seminar: [Selected Topics] (3) Can be taken in multiples of 3 semester hours. Twelve semester hours can be counted toward a degree. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Certain workshops may be offered on a pass/fail basis.

791-792 Advanced Education Seminar and Field Based Final Project, K-8 (2, 2) The culminating professional field-based experience for the Master of Science in Education with a major in Teaching Program. Seminar topics and field-based experience to include but not limited to school and community relations in a multicultural setting (in a K-8 setting). Pass/fail only.

793 Student Teaching Grades K-4 (5) Supervised student teaching in grades K-4 for a minimum of 7.5 weeks. Must be taken with Elem Ed 794.

794 Student Teaching Grades 5-8 (5) Supervised student teaching in grades 5-8 for a minimum of 7.5 weeks. Must be taken with Elem Ed 793. HUMAN LEARNING (HL-474)

311 Computers and Learning (3) Familiarization with the microcomputer as pertains to the young learner. Familiarity with commonly used computer terminology, development of an awareness of different types of software, and ability to determine what constitutes good quality software. Study of word processing and emphasis as a tool for the young child.

325 Educational Psychology (3) Introduction to the psychology of learning, and of motivational and social development. Focus on the development of learning theory, the physiological and environmental factors that influence learning and the validity of various learning paradigms.

460 (660) Learning: Birth Through Age Eight Years(3) Exploration and knowledge of the learning process in context of parent-child, teacher-student, school-family-child relationships are the emphasis of this course. Cultural diversity and implications of diversity for children birth through age eight years and their learning are addressed. Developmentally appropriate curriculum, instructional material, environments for learning, and community resource utilization are integral components of the course. There are 15 clock hours of clinical laboratory experiences, directed observations, and limited participation in educational settings.

490 Learning Theory and Affective Environment (3) An analysis of the psychological foundations of learning and the application of learning theory to classroom practice, including cognitive, affective, and behavioral approaches to classroom discipline and self-discipline. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education. LIBRARY SERVICE (L SERV-480)

414 (614) Librarianship and the Administration of the School Library and Media Center (2) An introduction to the history and rules of libraries, media and information centers; consideration of the nature of the discipline of library and information science; current professional issues. Organization, services, functions, and administration of the school media center.

425 (625) Technical Services I (2) Technical services, principles and techniques for operating a school library. Includes acquisitions, basic manual and computer cataloging using the Dewey decimal system, structures and use of library catalogs and basic subject organization.

426 (626) Technical Services II (2) Introduction to cataloging systems other than the Dewey decimal system, including the Library of Congress system, development of library records, vertical file, computer and manual cataloging of non-print materials, the development of policy statements, collection evaluation and weeding.

433 (633) Information Resources and Services (2) Nature of information resources and reference services; study of all types of these materials in specific fields for schools and community use; content, evaluation, organization and utilization.

451 (651) children's Literature (3) Survey of the history of children's literature and examination of materials suitable for children in grades K-9 to use for leisure time or classroom activities. Criteria for selecting books, magazines, recordings, films, videos, and computer software. Story telling and other strategies for developing appreciation of literature.

452 (652) Books and Non-Print Materials for Adolescents and Adults (3) Examination and study of materials suitable for young adults in grades 10-12 to use for leisure time or classroom activities and for adults' recreational and informational activities. Criteria for selecting books, magazines, recordings, films, videos, and computer software. Strategies for encouraging literacy and principles of materials selection.

475 (675) Introduction to Educational Media-Materials, Techniques, and Preparation (3) Designed to introduce prospective teachers to the problems of educational communication, the materials for use, and the significant characteristics of these materials and competencies necessary for effective use of the media and technology. Special emphasis given to preparation of media materials.

476 (676) Advanced Educational Media Production (3) The theory, art, and technology of planning and producing visual and auditory materials for instruction. Emphasizes advanced production techniques for transparencies, slides, audio tape, graphics, and video. Culminates in the production of multi-media self-instructional learning package. READING (READ-720)

111 Effective Reading I (2) A laboratory and individualized experience designed for the freshman student who is interested in increasing level of vocabulary, inferential comprehension, and rate with research supported college-level techniques. A maximum of two semester hours in Read 111-112 may be counted toward a degree.

112 Effective Reading ll (2) A classroom and individualized experience for the student who is interested in becoming a skilled critical and evaluative reader through research-supported strategies in analytical and critical techniques. A maximum of two semester hours in Read 111-112 may be counted toward a degree.

428 (628) Approaches to the Teaching of Reading in the Elementary School (3) A study of various approaches and techniques in the teaching of reading for children. Prereq: Junior standing and a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

433 (633) Reading in the Content Area Classroom (3) A study of reading problems specific to content subjects, the skills necessary for reading these materials, strategies for identifying student strengths and weaknesses, followed by instruction in strategies for building reading skills in specific content areas. Prereq: Junior standing and a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

438 (638) Classroom Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Problems (3) A study of the identification and analysis of specific reading disabilities followed by instruction in procedures that will remediate these difficulties. Prereq: Read 428 or Read 433, Senior standing and 2.5 cumulative GPA or instructor's approval.

700 Foundations of Reading (3) An examination of various approaches and techniques in developmental reading. Emphasis will be on advanced methodology and its theoretical basis.

710 Advanced Reading Diagnosis and Corrective Reading (3) Study of advanced diagnostic procedures for children who exhibit severe reading difficulties, followed by instruction in techniques for planning and implementing improvement in identifying problem reading behavior. Prereq: Read 700 or equivalent.

720 Research Based Techniques for Teaching Reading and Language Arts (3) A study of research findings in teaching composition, English grammar, handwriting, listening, literature, spelling, and application of new research to effective teaching of reading. Prereq: Read 700 or instructor's approval.

730 Reading as a Psycholinguistic Process (3) The investigation of current developments in cognitive psychology, and linguistics as they relate to understanding the reading act. Reading theories and models will be compared and evaluated. Prereq: Read 700.

740 Practicum in Reading (3) A field-based experience in a school setting with children who have reading problems, focusing on observation, diagnosis, planning, and implementing programs designed to bring about improvement in reading behaviors. Prereq: Read 710. SECONDARY EDUCATION (SEC ED-760)

411 The Teaching of Science in the Secondary Schools (3) Trends in teaching secondary school science grades 7-12; emphasis on experimental programs and research. Curriculum, instructional strategies, laboratory and field experience, materials, audio-visual techniques, computer assisted instruction, evaluation processes, professional associations, and safety in science teaching. Directed experiences in public schools. Prereq: Tchr Ed 301 and 302 and admission to Teacher Education.

412 The Teaching of Mathematics in the Secondary Schools (3) Development of strategies, techniques, materials, planning skills and evaluation skills appropriate to the high school mathematics students. Moreover, the student will apply the above skills and strategies in a micro teaching situation. Prereq: Tchr Ed 301 and 302 and admission to Teacher Education.

413 Instructional Strategies: Modern Foreign Language (3) Purposes, techniques, materials, and evaluation in teaching Modern Foreign Language. Prereq: Tchr Ed 301 and 302 and admission to Teacher Education.

414 Instructional Strategies: English (3) Purposes, techniques, materials, and evaluation in teaching English. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education.

415 Instructional Strategies: Social Studies (3) Purposes, techniques, materials, and evaluation in teaching Social Studies. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education.

420 (620) Workshop in Education: [Title of Workshop] (1-3) Workshop on selected topics. No more than six hours of workshop credit may be applied to an undergraduate or graduate degree in education. Prereq: instructor's approval. Certain workshops may be offered on a pass/fail basis.

421 (621) Computer Literacy for the Classroom Teacher (3) Familiarization with the microcomputer as pertains to the public school. Familiarity with commonly used computer terminology, development of an awareness of different types of software, and ability to determine what constitutes good quality software. Study of word processing and emphasis as a tool for the teacher in the classroom. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education.

422 (622) The Microcomputer and Its Use in the Classroom (3) Provision of the understanding and skills necessary to make the computer an effective tool in the classroom. Focus on the use of the computer in the various subject (grade level) areas. Attention to computer ethics. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education. (Same as Elem Ed 422/622)

423 (623) Logo for the Public School Teacher (3) Focus on the educational, philosophical, and psychological development of the Logo environment in a public school setting. Emphasis on the project approach. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education. (Same as Elem Ed 423/623)

702-703 Master's Thesis (2, 2) Preparation of thesis proposal and research for Master of Science in Education. Taken with approval of advisor. May repeat enrollment. P/N only.

711 Learning Theory and Cognition Applied to the School Setting, 9-12 (3) The nature of learning processes and conditions for effective learning and implications for teaching exploration of how learning theory can be applied in the 9-12 school environment to enhance the learning experience; recent directions in cognitive studies and their general implications for functional classroom use.

715 Principles and Practices of Secondary Education: Curriculum and Instruction (3) Current trends, issues and practices in secondary education; strategies for improving curriculum and instruction; development of concepts and skills for curriculum and generic instruction planning.

725 Advanced Education Seminar [Selected Topics] (3) Course can be taken in multiples of 3 semester hours for a maximum of 9 semester hours. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Certain sections may be offered on a pass/fail basis.

730 Problems in Teaching in a Secondary School: [Subject Area] (3) Current issues related to the teaching of the particular area. Topics may include, but not be limited to, individual and/or group investigation of problems involved with teaching in the discipline, the development of higher order reasoning skills, as well as discussion of recent curriculum trends and materials. Certain sections may be offered on a pass/fail basis.

740 Growth and Development in School Age Students, 9-12 (3) The physiological, sociological, and psychological basis of human behavior with emphasis upon research dealing with the normal student in a 9-12 school environment.

750 Advanced Computer Applications in Education (3) Intended to give background in microcomputer technology necessary to enable the teacher to be computer functional in the classroom use of software, word processing, use of data bases and spreadsheets and authoring languages, low and high resolution graphics, as well as administrative software applications.

760 Supervision of Student Teaching and Field Experiences (3) A study of objectives and general techniques of supervising student teachers and students participating in field experiences in public schools.

791-792 Advanced Education Seminar and Field-Based Final Project, 9-12 (2, 2) The culminating professional field-based experience for the Master of Science in Education with a major in Teaching Program. Seminar topics and field-based experience to include but not limited to school and community relations in a multicultural setting (in a 9-12 setting). Pass/fail only.

793 Student Teaching Grades 7-8 (5) Supervised student teaching in grades 7-8 for a minimum of 7.5 weeks. Must be taken with Sec Ed 794.

794 Student Teaching Grades 9-12 (5) Supervised student teaching in grades 9-12 for a minimum of 7.5 weeks. Must be taken with Sec Ed 793.


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