Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
EDU210Foundations of Education3Examines American education from a historical, philosophical, and sociological perspective. Challenges and issues in education today will be discussed in the context of school organization, politics, funding, curriculum, professionalism, legal issues, and effective school and teacher characteristics.Loading...
EDU213Intro to Education3Presents a broad overview of the field of education, including foundations of American education, roles of teachers and students, history and philosophy and curriculum. Students will complete a 40-hour practicum at the elementary, middle or high school level. Recommended for students who plan to major in education.Loading...
EDU218Initial Field Experience2This course will provide opportunities to enhance understanding of the teaching profession and assist with decisions to pursue a career in education. Students will spend time observing K-12 classroom teaching with a licensed educator to gain insights and a better understanding of the teaching and learning process. Students will complete 64 hours of k-12 observations to include both elementary and secondary experiences. Prerequisite: EDU-210 with a C- or betterLoading...
EDU245Exceptional Learner3A survey of exceptional learners in the classroom. History, philosophy, current issues, trends and mainstreaming will be discussed.Loading...
EDU252Comm and Collab Partnerships3This course is designed to introduce participants to PreK-12 classroom collaboration. This will include ways to structure and implement collaboration, develop effective co-educator partnerships, and implement successful integration of students with special needs into a general education classroom.Loading...
EDU253Behavior Management3This course will introduce participants to effective methods of classroom management. The specific strategies discussed will address designing, implementing, and evaluating instructional techniques used to enhance a student's social participation based on current research in the field of education.Loading...
EDU928Independent Study1 Loading...
EDU929Individual Projects1A course designed for faculty in all areas to examine research on learning and teaching and to develop classroom strategies which apply this research.Loading...