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fall 2013

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    Educational Technology - EDU201 (01)

    Professor:
    Miss Sheila Joshi
    Credits:
    1.00
    Day:
    WED
    Time:
    2:30PM-4:20PM
    Building:
    LIB
    Room:
    L108
    Max Participants:
    20

    Students will develop practical hands-on skills with both hardware and software that will enable them to integrate technology into their instruction as well as utilize it in classroom management and other professional responsibilites.

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    EC/EL Classroom Management - EDU311 (01)

    Professor:
    Denise Brooks
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    THUR
    Time:
    2:55PM-4:45PM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    112
    Max Participants:
    20

    Course outlines the fundamentals of successful classroom management, including dealing with common problem behaviors, their roots, and research-based strategies for dealing with them. Developmentally-appropriate methods for creating a classroom enviornment conducive to learning will be stressed. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program.

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    Foundations of Special Education - EDU415 (01)

    Professor:
    Dracy Welch
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    THUR
    Time:
    5:00PM-6:50PM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B4
    Max Participants:
    20

    Focus is on meeting the educational needs of students with exceptionalities. Topics include laws related to children with disabilities, assessing and evaluating special needs students, how to integrate and differentiate with special needs students, including use of IEPs. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program.

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    Teach EC/EL Social Studies Methods - EDU417 (01)

    Professor:
    Mrs. Marie Strickland
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    WED
    Time:
    4:30PM-6:20PM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B3
    Max Participants:
    20

    In this course students will discuss the basis and status of teaching social studies in elementary school; investigate selected educational theories, issues, conceptrs, and learning paradigms; and the implications these have for approaches to curriculum development, lesson planning, and teaching in social studies. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program.

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    Integrating Music and Art in EC/EL Class - EDU421 (01)

    Professor:
    Mr. Daniel Gilmore
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    TUES
    Time:
    4:30PM-6:20PM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B4
    Max Participants:
    20

    Course explores methods and content for teaching music and art in EC/EL classrooms. Topics include integrating music and art with other subjects, encouraging creativity and exploration, with attention given to state and national standards governing these areas. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program.

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    Language Development & Literacy - EDU427 (01)

    Professor:
    Mrs. Kathy McKee
    Credits:
    4.00
    Day:
    WF
    Time:
    12:30PM-2:20PM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B3
    Max Participants:
    15

    This course focuses on the roles and responsibilities of both the early childhood and elementary educator as they facilitate the language growth and literacy development of children in a preK-8th self-contained classroom. A 45-hour practicum is included which provides students real-time experience in literacy strategies, identifying problems, developing a reading library, and helping encourage children to love literature. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program

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    EC Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment - EDU435 (01)

    Professor:
    Mrs. Kathy McKee
    Credits:
    4.00
    Day:
    TTH
    Time:
    11:00AM-12:50PM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B3
    Max Participants:
    20

    Course will equip students to understand and apply issues relating to how to select topics for instruction, how to develop curriculum that is developmentally appropriate for young children, and how to effectively and appropriately develop assessments for this particular age group. It explores effective use of play, music, art, and drama as vehicles for instruction. Students will explore research based strategies to determine effective development of learning units, delivery methods, and assessment devices that are most effective for young learners. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program.