Graduate Catalog 2010-12
See also Education-Early Childhood, Education-Elementary,
education-Secondary, Education-Teacher Education, Educational Foundations,
Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Reading, Special Education, Technology Education, and Vocational-Technical Education.
ED 501 Probe in Education 1
Prereq.: Permission of faculty advisor. In-service experience designed to meet
the specific needs of school personnel.
ED 511 Principles of Curriculum Development 3
Examination of selected programs including stated objectives, organizational
patterns, curriculum materials, and instructional strategies. This examination
will utilize various models of decision making.
ED 515 School Law 3
Teachers study legal bases of chosen profession and develop more adequate
understanding of federal, state, and local laws applicable to teachers and
pupils of public school. Primary emphasis is placed on Connecticut statutes and
ED 517 Evaluation 3
Introduction to the fundamental principles of measurement and evaluation.
Emphasis will be placed on the construction of classroom achievement tests,
analyzing test results, and on interpreting standardized test scores.
ED 540 Educational Motivation and the
Learning Process 3
Multidisciplinary approach to understanding of underachievement and resistance
to learning. Emphasis on innovative ways of effecting learning by means of
sociological, psychological, and educational advances in practice and theory.
ED 545 Integration of Methods of Research
and Assessment 6
Prereq.: Admission to the full-year post-baccalaureate certification program
and a 3.00 overall GPA. Examination of traditional and alternative assessment
strategies to promote learning. Techniques for analyzing and evaluating
qualitative and quantitative research studies and developing skills to design,
implement and assess action research projects specific to the internship and
ED 595 Individual Study Project 1
Prereq.: Permission of department chair.
Individual or small group directed study of a specific topic under the
direction of a faculty member. May be repeated with different topics for a
total of 6 credits. On demand.
ED 598 Research in Education 3
Students will construct hypotheses in education, design a pilot study, and/or
evaluate completed studies. Additional objectives may be presented by the
instructor of the course.
ED 599 Thesis 3
Prereq.: PSY 512 (or equivalent) or
permission of instructor; completion of 18-24 credits; and a 3.00 overall GPA.
Preparation of the thesis under the supervision of the thesis advisor.