Education (EDU)

EDU 501   Seminar: Designing Professional Development Plan    2 Hours

Students should enroll in EDU 501 within the first 7 hours of course work in the Non Degree Planned Fifth Year or Master's Degree.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

EDU 507   Geographic Concepts and Skills for Teachers    3 Hours

Designed for experienced social studies, earth science, and geoscience teachers. Provides up to date geographic content, information, and related geographic skills associated with geography core content for the P-12 classroom.
Equivalent(s): GEOS 507.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; spring 2016; summer 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017

EDU 520   Planning for Instruction    3 Hours

Survey of instructional planning, focused on pre-instruction. Topics include classroom management, determining outcomes and criteria for success, and differentiating instruction.
Corequisite(s): EDU 521.
Prerequisite(s): Restricted to students admitted to the Alternative Route to Teacher Certification program or permission of the Department Head.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015; fall 2016; fall 2017

EDU 521   Implementing an Instructional Plan    3 Hours

Survey of implementation and management of instruction. Topics include classroom management, determining outcomes and criteria for success, and differentiating instruction. One-third of the course is content-specific instruction.
Corequisite(s): EDU 520.
Prerequisite(s): Restricted to students admitted to the Alternative Route to Teacher Certification program or permission of the Department Head.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

EDU 522   Foundations of Differentiated Instruction    3 Hours

Designing a qualitatively different instruction for students with varying abilities, interests, learning profiles, and affect within the regular classroom experience.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; spring 2016; winter 2017; spring 2017

EDU 524   Educational Assessment    3 Hours

A study of assessment and evaluative techniques used by P-12 teachers, including norm-referenced and criterion-based data analysis, that are utilized throughout the teaching and learning process.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

EDU 540   Place-Based Social Studies    3 Hours

Place-based social studies introduces educators to research, theory, and practice of using the local community and environment to teach concepts in civics, history, economics, and geography. This course is intended for P-12 educators and nonformal educators.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2017

EDU 541   Place-Based Science    3 Hours

Place-based science uses local community/environment to teach concepts in sense of place through studying local ecology, environmental justice, energy, and health. This course is intended for P-12 and nonformal educators.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

EDU 544   Classroom Teaching Strategies    3 Hours

Examination of alternative teaching strategies related to four major goal attainment areas: fact/process retention, information, processing, social interaction, and personal development.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

EDU 570   Educational Assessment for P-12 Learners    3 Hours

Best practices for educational assessment for classroom teachers. Designed for graduate students seeking initial teacher certification program.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to initial certification graduate program or instructor permission.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; winter 2016; spring 2016; winter 2017; spring 2017

EDU 589   Advanced Internship for the MAT    6 Hours

Students complete the state approved equivalent of a student teaching experience through supervised practice in an appropriate setting. Settings will vary according to student background, certification goals, and advisor approval. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to assigned sites.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to initial certification graduate program, instructor permission, and admission to professional education unit.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

EDU 590   Advanced Teaching Internship    3 Hours

Supervised internship in an academic setting for development of advanced instructional skills and experience. Site assigned will depend on student background and will require advisor approval. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; fall 2017

EDU 594   Practicum in Education or Behavioral Sciences    1-3 Hours

Supervised practical experience related to education or behavioral science studies.
Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission and completion of at least 18 hours in the Education and Behavioral Science Studies program, including all core requirements except capstone.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

EDU 595   Directed Study in Education or Behavioral Sciences    3 Hours

Directed study related to best practices in education or behavioral sciences. Requires completion of research project on approved topic.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least 21 hours in the MAE - Education and Behavioral Science Studies program including all other core requirements and permission of faculty supervisor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2017; fall 2017

EDU 596   Seminar: Portfolio Development and Professional Educator Growth Plan    1-2 Hours

Students should enroll in EDU 596 after completing at least 24 hours of course work in the Non Degree Planned Fifth Year or Master's Degree.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

EDU 598   Seminar: Evaluation of Professional Development Plan    1 Hour

No course description is available
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

EDU 599   Thesis Research and Writing    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Independent research on a topic related to education or behavioral sciences.
Prerequisite(s): Advisor and instructor permission.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016

EDU 600   Maintaining Matriculation    1-6 Hours

Maintaining matriculation.
Prerequisite(s): Previous enrollment in EDU 599 and completion of all program requirements except thesis.
Grade Mode: Non-graded
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2017

EDU 601   Seminar: Advanced Professional Development Plan    1 Hour

Students should enroll in EDU 601 within the first 7 hours of course work in the Non Degree Planned Rank I or Specialist Degree.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

EDU 604   Management Learning Environment    3 Hours

No course description is available
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

EDU 695   Advanced Topics in Education    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Readings or special projects in education.
Prerequisite(s): Post-master's standing and departmental permission.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2017

EDU 698   Seminar: Advanced Portfolio Project    2 Hours

An exit seminar requiring presentation of a professional portfolio project including evidence of professional development. Students should enroll in EDU 698 after completing at least 24 hours of course work in the Non Degree Planned Rank I or Specialist Degree.
Prerequisite(s): EDU 598 or EDU 596 and EDU 601.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

EDU 699   Specialist Project    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Independent research related to a topic in education.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2017; fall 2017

EDU 701   Teacher Leadership and Assessment I    3 Hours

Focuses on a teacher leader role in the evaluation of international, national, state and local assessment frameworks. Topics include the role of teacher leader in closing achievement gaps and improving student learning.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to Educational Leadership Doctoral Program or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2015; summer 2016

EDU 702   Teacher Leadership and Assessment II    3 Hours

Focuses on understanding the relationship between classroom assessments and curriculum decisions. Students will explore the concept of standards and standard setting processes in relationship to student depth of knowledge and assessment differentiation.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to Educational Leadership Doctoral Program or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None