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 and Tchr Ed 302.

415 Instructional Strategies: Social Studies (3) Purposes, techniques, materials, and evaluation in teaching Social Studies. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education and Tchr Ed 302.

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.

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)

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 Master Research Project, 9-12 (2, 2) The culminating professional research project for the Master of Science in Education with a major in Teaching Program. Seminar topics to include but not limited to education reform, curriculum design, student achievement, parent involvement, cultural diversity, education technology, assessments, and educators as collaborative leaders and mentors (in a 9-12 setting). May repeat enrollment. P/N only. 791 serves as a prereq to 792.

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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