EDU 630 Organization and Implementation of School Literacy Programs 3(3-0)
Design, implementation and evaluation of school reading and writing programs, staff development, and the change process. Prerequisites: EDU 632 or EDU 636, or concurrent enrollment in EDU 632 or EDU 636.
EDU 632 Practicum in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Difficulties in Literacy 6(Spec)
Diagnostic procedures and materials; supervised work with K-12 students or adolescents; development and implementation of remediation procedures. Prerequisites: teaching certificate, one year teaching experience.
EDU 635 Problems in Language Arts in the Elementary School 3(3-0) Trends in writing, spelling, listening, and speaking; research and activities for children. Prerequisite: EDU 330.
EDU 636 Classroom Reading and Writing Instruction 3(3-0)
Students examine the reading and writing process in classroom instruction and learn about techniques and materials appropriate for specific reading and writing approaches. Prerequisite: teaching certificate.
EDU 639 Instructional Materials and Curriculum Production 3(Spec)
Principles and practices of integrating instructional materials in educational programs; production of curriculum materials. Prerequisite: EDU 510 or EDU 420.
EDU 640 Problems in Social Studies in the Elementary School 3(3-0) Development and analysis of current social studies programs, methods and activities, teaching materials, testing and evaluation. Prerequisite: EDU 343.
EDU 641 Interdisciplinary Processes and Strategies for Teaching Literacy 3(3-0)
This course will reinforce content teaching strategies and provide a conceptual framework for integrating reading, writing, and thinking for learning throughout the curriculum. Prerequisite: teaching certificate.
EDU 642 Instructional Multimedia 3(3-0)
Students will study, practice, and apply how to appropriately and effectively implement multimedia technologies in classroom environments. Prerequisites: EDU 590. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format.
EDU 643 Instructional Design 3(3-0)
A study of the principles of instructional design. Designing instructional sys- tems, processes in learning and instruction, delivery systems and evaluating instruction are considered. Prerequisites: EDU 590. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format.
EDU 645 Problems in Science in the Elementary School 2(2-0) Preparation, materials, planning activities, and organizing the scope and sequence of the new science curriculum. Prerequisite: EDU 340.
EDU 653 The Read/Write Web 3(3-1) Development of Read/Write Web resources with PK-12 students in a classroom setting. Prerequisites: EDU 590, EDU 642, and EDU 643.
EDU 655 The Community College 3(3-0) History, philosophy, programs, and practices of community and junior col- leges.
EDU 660 Methods of Educational Research 3(3-0) Interpreting research findings, planning and conducting scientific studies in education.
EDU 662 Applied Educational Measurement and Evaluation 3(3-0)
Applications of measurement and evaluation principles to educational settings with emphasis on construction and use of achievement tests. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format. Prerequisite: admission to a graduate degree program in education.
EDU 698 Thesis 1-6(Spec) For M.A. students on Plan A. CR/NC only. Prerequisite: EDU 660.
EDU 705 Theory and Practice in Curriculum Development 3(3-0) Fundamentals of curriculum planning, development, implementation, and evaluation. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format.
EDU 706 Theory and Practice of Instruction 3(3-0)
Provides a review and interpretation of theories of instruction, analysis of teaching behaviors, modification methods of instructional design and develop- ment. Special emphasis on implementation strategies and tools for evaluating instruction and measuring outcomes.
EDU 707 Seminar: Issues in Educational Technology 3(3-0)
Study of selected issues relative to the use of new learning technologies in the classroom. Emphasis upon the learning theory which supports applied technologies. Prerequisite: EDU 590. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format.
EDU 708 Distance Education 3(3-0)
Students completing this course will be equipped to use distance learning technologies to teach in instructional settings.This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format. Prerequisites: EDU 590 and EDU 595.
EDU 709 Innovative Uses of Technology 3(3-0)
A survey course of new and innovative applications of technology in educational settings. Students study and develop innovative instructional models utilizing technology. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format. Prerequisites: EDU 590.
EDU 710 Seminar: Terminal Project 3(3-0)
This course requires the Master’s candidate to complete a terminal project related to the applications of technology in classroom settings. Prerequisites: students must have completed 30 hours on the M.A. in Educational Technology. Courses taken concurrently count toward the 30 hours.
EDU 730 Seminar: Issues in Literacy 3(3-0)
Examination of current issues in teaching reading and writing through class discussion and individual study of selected topics. Oral and written presenta- tions of research findings. Prerequisites: EDU 630, EDU 632, EDU 636 and EDU 641.
EDU 755 Advanced Research Design and Interpretation 3(3-0) Analysis of research designs, development of measurement devices, and interpretation of advanced statistical techniques. Prerequisite: EDU 660.
EDU 765 Seminar in Curriculum Problems 3(3-0)
EDU 770 Practicum in Systematic Curriculum Development 3(3-0)
This course will provide experience in developing curriculum for a specific content area. Prerequisite: a teaching certificate or admission to graduate school or teacher education.
EDU 776 Seminar: Issues in Education 3(3-0)
Capstone experience for the M.A. in Education program. Students conduct and report on a research project they have undertaken in the class. Prereq- uisites: Successful completion of all the coursework on the M.A. in Education program.
EDU 780 Master of Arts Capstone Seminar 3(3-0)
The EDU 780 course prepares students for a 4 hour comprehensive examina- tion by requiring researching, presentation, and discussion of topics in teacher education literature. Identical to MLE 780. Credit may not be earned in more than one of these courses.
EHS - Education
EHS 093 Basic Reading Skills 3(3-0)
Basic instruction and practice in reading speed, comprehension and vocabulary development. Enrollment limited to students notified of eligibility. Credit in this course does not count toward the total number of hours required for graduation. It does count in determining whether you are a full-time student. CR/NC only.
EHS 104 - Study Skills Nontraditional 2(2-0)
Provides techniques and practice to strengthen skills for studying and ac- cumulating knowledge, and information on adult learning to foster academic success. Primarily for nontraditional students.
ENG - English Language and Literature
ENG 099 Writing Workshop 1(1-0)
Individualized writing tutorial taken concurrently with ENG 103. Work may include grammar, mechanics, and spelling as well as finding, narrowing, and developing ideas for writing. Credit in this course does not count toward the total number of hours required for graduation. It does count in determining whether you are a full-time student. CR/NC Only.
ENG 100 Basic Writing 3(3-0)
An introductory course in analytic writing and the conventions of Standard Written English designed as the first semester of a two- semester sequence of freshman composition.
ENG 101 Freshman Composition 3(3-0)
Development of increasingly skilled nonfiction prose writing. Students pre- pare a variety of public texts by applying knowledge of composing processes, rhetorical strategies, and textual conventions. May be exempted or substituted by passing the Advanced Placement Test or approved CLEP examination in college composition. Prerequisites: ENG 100 or a satisfactory Freshman Writ- ing Placement score.
ENG 103 Freshman Writing 3(3-0)
Development of skills in nonfiction prose writing that meets the university’s requirement for first year writing competency; small class sizes and substantial individualized support. Alternative to ENG 101 and ELI 198; may be exempted or substituted by passing the Advanced Placement test or approved CLEP examination in college composition. Prerequisites: ENG 100 or waiver of ENG 100, or a satisfactory Freshman Writing Placement score (51 or higher). Co- requisite: ENG 099.