Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Education—Teacher


EDTE 210    Education & Teacher Leadership in Diverse Learning Communities    4

Exploration of teaching, diversity, and the roles teachers play as leaders in diverse educational learning communities. Inquiry-based approach includes participant-observation, case analysis, examination of beliefs and research on learning and teaching. Field experience required. Taken concurrently with EDT 210.  

 

EDTE 314    Applied Learning Theories (K-12 Programs) 3

Prereq.:  Acceptance to Pre-professional or Pre-Certification programs in music education, technology education, or art education. Coreq.:  MUS 310, or ART 301, or PE 299 or TE 399. Examination of principles pertinent to teaching and learning. Emphasizes the use of educational theory and research related to K-12 classroom practices, learning communities, and learners' developmental needs with special emphasis on elementary level. 20 hours of field experience in assigned settings required. Fall.


EDTE 315    Principles of Learning:  Elementary 4

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program. Examination of principles pertinent to teaching and learning. Emphasizes the use of educational theory and research findings applicable to classroom practices, learning communities, and learners' developmental levels. 30 hours of certification specific field experience required. In Elementary Education, taken concurrently with SPED 315 and RDG 315.


EDTE 316    Principles of Learning (Sec/K-12)   4

Prereq.:  Admission to the Profession Program in Secondary or K-12 Education. Examination of principles pertinent to teaching and learning. Emphasizes the use of educational theory and research findings applicable to classroom practices, learning communities, and learners' developmental level. 30 hours of certification/age-specific field experience in assigned setting(s) required.


EDTE 320    Practicum in Elementary Education I 1

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program of Teacher Education, EDTE 315. Taken concurrently with EDEL 322 and RDG 316. Forty-five hours of on-site experience (two visits per week during regular school hours). Emphasizes classroom observation and teaching experience in an assigned public school setting appropriate to certification level. Includes related seminar. May be repeated for a maximum of two credits with permission of department chair.


EDTE 420    Practicum in Elementary Education II      1 TO 2

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program of Teacher Education; EDTE 320. Taken concurrently with EDEL 415 and RDG 412 in elementary education. Forty-five to 60 hours of on-site experience (two visits per week during regular school hours). Emphasizes teaching experience in an assigned public school setting appropriate to certification level. Includes related seminar. May be repeated for a maximum of two credits with permission of department chair.

 

EDTE 430    Topic Seminar in Leadership and Learning Communities  1

Prereq.:  Admission to the Professional Program; concurrent with student teaching. Examination of current research and theory pertaining to teacher leadership and the development of learning communities in classrooms and schools. Topics include educational reform, professional ethics, diversity, collegiality and continuous professional development. May be repeated for a maximum of two credits. Not available for graduate credit.

 

EDTE 498    Individual Study Project      1 TO 3

Prereq.:  Permission of department chair. Guided individual study of problems of special interest. May be repeated for up to 3 credits. Open only to advanced students. may not be substituted for professional education program requirements. On demand.

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