Graduate Catalog 2010-12
Note: Additional work
will be required for graduate credit in 400-level courses.
TE 420 Manufacturing Systems 3
Prereq.: MFG 118 and TE 215; for
graduate students, admission to M.S. program in technology education.
Laboratory application of the systems and technical means used to manufacture
and construct products. Students will create designs, prototypes, tooling,
transport devices, advertising strategies, line production techniques, and
quality control mechanisms. Lecture/lab. Fall.
TE 488 Independent Study in Technology
Prereq.: Senior or graduate standing and
permission of instructor. Directed independent studies in technology education
for students who wish to pursue specialized areas which are not covered in regular
course offerings. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6
credits. On demand.
TE 501 Improving Curriculum and Instruction
in Technology Education 3
Examination of professional practices in teaching technology. Emphasis on
current methods in curriculum development, teaching or concept acquisition, and
preparing to assess student learning.
TE 503 Bioengineering Concepts and
Course will focus on the concepts underlying a wide range of, and the ethical
issues of, biotechnologies (DNA, genetics, gene therapy, stem cell research,
etc.);and presenting bioengineering concepts to grades 6-12 students. Minimum
of 10 hours of field experience in middle or high school setting required.
TE 506 STEM in Technology and Engineering Education 3
Study of techniques for
integrating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) content in an
engaged learning technology education curriculum. Irregular.
TE 510 Computer
Applications for Technology and Engineering Education 3
computer applications as vehicle to deliver units of study and laboratory
activities in technology and engineering education. Emphasis on science,
technology, engineering and math (STEM) course content.
TE 513 Professional Strategies for Teaching
Technical Subjects to Adults 3
Approaches and strategies designed for use with adult learners. The
development, presentation and evaluation of student-prepared lessons unique to technical
subjects will be emphasized. Irregular.
TE 520 Readings in Technology 3
Study of the nature of technology from a variety of perspectives. Students will
explore, in-depth, the issues relative to the creation, use, and control of
technology and its impacts on individuals and society.
TE 540 Curriculum Materials in Technology
Preparation of curriculum guides, instruction sheets, lesson plans, tests,
special references, appropriate texts, and use of audio-visual material in
technology education and vocational-technical education will be studied and
TE 560 Technological Developments 3
Study of major technological developments in communication, transportation, and
production from a historical perspective. Emphasis on how humans moved from the
stone age and the major developments along the way. Irregular.
TE 588 Internship
in Technology and Engineering Education 3
Prereq.: Permission of
department chair. Guided practice or professional internship
relevant to the student's plan of study. Includes work on a project under
supervision of a faculty advisor. Projects may be sponsored by a host
organization outside of the university. May be repeated with differing topics
for a maximum of 6 credits. On demand.
TE 590 Technology Education Facility
Emphasis will be given to a systems approach to facility and environmental
planning for industrial education, including philosophical commitment,
effective laboratory design and plant layout, equipment, selection, and
requisition procedure. Irregular.
TE 595 Topics:
Technical Seminar 3
of problems, trends, or emerging technology relevant to technology education
programs. May be repeated under
different topics for a maximum of 9 credits. Irregular.
TE 596 Special Projects in Technology
Prereq.: TE 598, 21 credits in planned
program and a 3.00 overall GPA. Study of an advanced topic in technology
education approved by advisor and a special project co-advisor. Requirements
include a paper on the topic. At the option of the advisors, an oral
presentation may also be required. Irregular.
TE 598 Research in Technology Education 3
Familiarization with techniques and resources associated with research in the
student's specialization. Opportunity for practical application will be
provided. (To be taken during the first 12 credits of the graduate program.)
TE 599 Thesis 3
of 21 credits of graduate work; TE 598 or ED 598 or permission of instructor. Preparation of thesis under guidance
of thesis advisor and additional faculty readers for students completing
master's requirements under M.S. Plan A.
Oral presentation required. Irregular.