Curriculum & Instruction (5500)

Curriculum & Instruction (5500)

230 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 13-15 sem. hrs. with a 'C' or better in specific GenEd courses; 5100:200 (may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite); FBI/BCI background checks. Effectively identifying, locating, evaluating, designing, preparing, and efficiently using educational technology as instructional resource in the classroom to support learning and teaching.
245 UNDRSTND LIT DEVLPMT & PHONICS 3 credits
Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Preparation Program. Children's literacy development is explored through an integrated instructional model, with emphasis on the role of comprehension, phonics, and functional spelling in language learning. (10 hours of service learning)
286 TEACH MULT TXT THRU GENRE 3 credits
Prerequisite: 245. Survey of children's literature through print and nonprint media. Genres will be explored through a variety of technologies, including computer software and film.
310 INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN 3 credits
Prerequisite: 5100:210, 5100:211; Corequisite: 311. Design and teach lessons using instructional models, strategies, and resources for students with different characteristics and design appropriate assessments to measure content mastery.
311 INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES 3 credits
Prerequisites: 5100:210, 5100:211; Corequisite: 310. Examines existing and developing media, technological, human and environmental resources as they relate to learning. Includes identifying, locating, evaluating, using, designing, and preparing educational resources.
320 DIVERSITY IN LEARNERS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 5100:210, 5100:211. Students learn to appreciate common core culture, the diversity in the student population and the democratic ideal of equal access to educational opportunity. (10 hours of field experience included.)
330 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT 3 credits
Prerequisites: 5100:210, 5100:211. Content regarding effective organization of the classroom as well as procedures and models for mediation of student behaviors will be presented.
341 LAB PRACTICUM IN READING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 445. Laboratory experience with classroom, small groups and individual situations. A student diagnoses, implements procedures and follows prescribed reading improvement practices. (25.5 field hours)
360 ED PLAN: INST,ASSESS & CLS MGT 3 credits
Prerequisites: 230, 5100:200, 220; 5610:225; prerequisite or corequisite: 5100:300. Theoretical foundations for standards-based thematic units and lesson plans, classroom assessment and organization, including procedures and models for mediating student behavior and classroom management.
370 ED IMP: INST,ASSESSMT, CLS MGT 3 credits
Prerequisites: 360, 5100:300. Interpretation and application of standards-based thematic units and lesson plans; classroom assessment and organization, including mediation of student behaviors and classroom management.
440 DEV RDG CONT AREA-E/MID CHD 3 credits
Prerequisite: 245 or permission of instructor. Nature of reading skills relating to content subjects. Methods and materials needed to promote reading achievement in content subjects by the elementary classroom teacher.
442 TCHG RDG CULTR DIVERS LEARNERS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 245, 286. The course is designed to provide students with knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will enable employment of effective methods of teaching reading to culturally different learners and/or learners whose language patterns are nonstandard.
445 EVALUATING LANGUAGE LITERACY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 245, 286, 440. Explores assessment of students' progress in language literacy. Formal and informal instruments identifying progress in reading, writing, speaking and listening are examined linked to work in the field. (30 hours of field experience)
450 NATURE, HSTRY & PHLSPHY OF SCI 3 credits
(May be repeated with a change in topic). Provides opportunities to examine the historical and philosophical perspectives of science in an online medium and the impact of science and technology on society.
455 LITERACY FOR MULTIAGE LICENSUR 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program. Organizing instruction, use of oral language development protocols, strategies for word skill development, comprehension and assessment as they relate to content areas.
475 INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY APPL 3 credits
Prerequisite: 5500:230. Focus on developing learner competencies in the use of instructional technologies to enhance both the instructor's personal and professional productivity.
480 ST: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION 1-6 credits
Group study of special topics of critical, contemporary concern in professional education. (May be repeated with a change in topic)
484 PRINC: BILINGUAL/MULTICULT ED 3 credits
An introduction to the theoretic, cultural, sociolinguistic bases of bilingual/multicultural education. Legislation, court decisions, program implementation included.
485 TCHING LITERACY TO ENGL LEARN 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Education. Course applies methodologies for teaching literacy to English learners, assessment of literacy skills and development of materials. 12 field hours of field experience are required.
486 TCH MATH,SOC STD&SCI-BIL STDS 3 credits
Prerequisites: Completion of all age-appropriate methods courses. Course applies methodologies for teaching mathematics, science, social studies in the bilingual/multicultural classroom. The bilingual student's native language stressed.
487 TECH TCHG ESL 3 credits
Course includes teaching language skills to Limited English Proficient students in grades K-12, administration of language assessment tests, selection and evaluation of materials. (10 field hours)
488 PRACT: TEACH ENGL AS A SEC LAN 2 credits
Prerequisites: 485, 487. A practical experience in which teacher candidates observe, participate, and practice teaching in an ESL classroom under the supervision of an experienced, certified/licensed teacher.
490 W: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION 1-3 credits
Emphasizes development of teaching devices and/or curriculum units, demonstration of teaching techniques.
491 W: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION 1-3 credits
Emphasizes development of teaching devices and/or curriculum units, demonstration of teaching techniques.
492 W: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION 1-3 credits
Emphasizes development of teaching devices and/or curriculum units, demonstration of teaching techniques.
497 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: permission of advisor and department chair. Specific area of curriculum investigation pertinent to the general curriculum and instruction area as determined by student's academic needs.

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