Bulletin--Education Discipline

EDUCATION


College of Education
(See Middle Level Emphasis in the Credential Programs section for information on the program)

250 Credit by Evaluation for Experiential Learning (1-6)

Preparation of a portfolio documenting prior learning experiences and translating the learning into academic format. Individual work done under the supervision of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit.

614 Elements of Writing in Education (3)

Prerequisite: graduate standing in the College of Education. Writing effective reports and memoranda appropriate to education. Applying psychology, problem-solving, organization, and writing principles and techniques in writing.

678 Foundations of Middle Level Education (3)

Prerequisite: admission to the middle level emphasis credential program. Concurrent enrollment with all other first semester middle level emphasis courses. History, philosophy, concept of middle level education; cognitive/physical/moral emotional development of early adolescents; learning theory; language acquisition in linguistically culturally diverse groups; trends/issues; social studies methodology.

679 Observation/Participation (2)

Prerequisite: admission to the middle level emphasis credential program. Concurrent enrollment with all other first semester middle level emphasis courses. A program of observation and participation in middle schools under the guidance of a university supervisor. Individual conferences and group meetings for the analysis of field experiences.

680 Curriculum and Instruction in Middle Level Education (4)

Prerequisite: admission to the middle level emphasis credential program. Concurrent enrollment with all other first semester middle level emphasis courses. Interdisciplinary instruction; team teaching; cooperative learning; advisory; scheduling the school; cross-age grouping; departmentalized/core; adapting curriculum needs of culturally/linguistically diverse; math/science methodology.

681 Teaching Reading and Literacy in Middle Level Schools (3)

Prerequisite: admission to the middle level emphasis credential program. Concurrent enrollment with all other first semester middle level emphasis courses. Development of reading/language arts skills in middle school; reading problems early adolescents; whole language learning; second language learners; writing across curriculum; organization of instruction; methods and materials.

682 Student Teaching in Middle Level Schools (12)

Prerequisites: completion of sixteen units of middle level emphasis program. Concurrent enrollment with all other second semester emphasis courses. Teaching experience in selected middle schools under the guidance of a master teacher and with direct supervision of the university supervisor. Includes teaching the specialty area, in a core area, and in the teacher–adviser role. CR/NC grading only.

683 Advanced Seminar in Teaching in Middle Level Schools (2)

Prerequisites: completion of sixteen units of middle level emphasis program. Concurrent enrollment with all other second semester emphasis courses. Adapting instruction to the learning patterns of each student; grouping patterns; evaluation methods; working with parents and community.

684 Skills for the Teacher/Adviser (1)

Prerequisites: completion of sixteen units of middle level emphasis program. Concurrent enrollment with all other second semester emphasis courses. Curriculum-based and informal advisement; differences between adviser and counselor roles; role of student values and attitudes in achieving success.

685 Teaching in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms (1)

Prerequisites: completion of sixteen units of middle level emphasis credential program. Concurrent enrollment with all other second semester middle level emphasis courses. Planning and implementing instruction for ethnic, cultural, gender, linguistic, and socio-economic diversity; cultural heritage; community values; aspiration of diverse middle school students.

703 Changing Roles of School Professionals (3)

For course description, see BSS 703.

803 Integrated and Collaborative Services for Children (3)

Interdisciplinary course of competencies related to integration of services for at-risk children in educational programs. Topics: systems and agencies available; relationship of integrated services in education; eligibility for various services; assessment procedures; involvement of family; and collaboration in public schools. (Also offered as BSS 803.)


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