Courses

Assessment and Correction of Reading Disabilities

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
355
Course Credits: 
3

A study of assessment and intervention procedures for classroom diagnosis and remediation of reading. There is an emphasis on methods and materials for the correction of reading problems. Last course in ECE, MCE, MMIS reading core. Should be taken with ED 380.

Assessment of Special Needs

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
353
Course Credits: 
3

The student will demonstrate a working knowledge of terminology associated with the assessment of individuals with disabilities including formal and informal measures used to explore a student’s eligibility and referral for special education. Basic methods of referral, screening and placement will be analyzed. Twenty-five (25) hours of field experience required.
 

Classroom Management

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
358
Course Credits: 
3

Collaborative Teaming

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
330
Course Credits: 
3

Curriculum Principles P-12

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
341
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of curriculum principles that impact upon planning instructional activities for students. Emphasis placed on the Backward Design concept. Prerequisites: Completion of ALL other education coursework and 90% of content work. Must be ready to student teach in the one or two semesters following the completion of this course. ED 341 precedes ED 342.

Developmental Reading Instruction in ECE

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
376
Course Credits: 
3

A comprehensive approach to the development of reading with a focus on language development, oral communication skills and reading/writing through developmentally, individually and age-appropriate activities for young children. Emphasis on children’s progress in literacy development, appropriate teaching methodologies and the holistic approach throughout literature and content materials for young learners. Prerequisites: ED 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 221.

Educational Psychology: Learning and Human Abilities

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
204
Course Credits: 
3

Study of development, learning and instructional theory and its practical application to effective teaching of diverse populations. Explores the psychological foundations of student variability, behavioral and cognitive learning theories, information processing, motivation theories, practices of grading and the evaluation of student learning. The findings of research and current best practices in the above areas are explored in relation to creating a positive classroom environment for learning. Prerequisite: PY 201 or equivalent.

Field Experience

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
203
Course Credits: 
0.5

Field placement component for ED 202. Twenty hours (20) of observation, one-on-one tutoring or other classroom-related activities on three separate visits to classrooms representing the ECE, MCE and AYA licensure areas. Must be taken concurrently with ED 202.

Field Experience for ED 342

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
343
Course Credits: 
1

Field placement component for the ED 342 methods class required of education majors/minors, except MMIS majors (MMIS students take ED 354/ED 357). The planning, teaching and reflection of multiple lessons taught at an off-site location determined by the instructor and/or Field Placement Director. Must be taken concurrently with ED 342.

Field Experience for ED 354

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
357
Course Credits: 
1

Field placement component for the ED 354 course. (Replaces ED 343). The planning, teaching and reflection of multiple lessons taught in classrooms or resource rooms to students on Individual Education Plans. Under the direction of an Intervention Specialist or classroom teacher. Determined by the instructor and/or field placement director. Must be taken concurrently with ED 354.

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