Education

updated 7/11/18



EDUC& 115
Child Development (5)
An in-depth study of the physical, emotional, social and mental development of children from conception through age eight. An understanding of family structures, interaction and function will be integrated throughout the developmental process.

EDUC& 130
Guiding Behavior (3)
Examine the principles and theories promoting social competence in young children and creating safe learning environments. Develop skills promoting effective interactions while providing positive individual guidance and enhancing group experiences.

EDUC& 136
School Age Care (3)
Gain skills to provide developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant activities and care for school-age children. Focus is on preparing the environment, implementing curriculum, building relationships, guiding academic/social skill development, and community outreach.

EDUC& 150
Child/Family/Community (3)
Investigate the family and community contexts in which children develop. Explore cultures and demographics of families in society, community resources, strategies for involving families in the education of their children and tools for effective communication.

EDUC 190
Cooperative Work Experience (1-12)
See description under COOP 190 for additional information.

EDUC& 203
Exceptional Child (3)
Explains the role of Special Education in education systems. Provides techniques to work with the exceptional child in the classroom. Topics include exceptionality in all areas of development, diagnosis, communication, and working with family structures.

EDUC& 205
Intro to Ed w/Field Exp (5)
An overview of education in America including history, purpose, philosophies, characteristics, social aspects and current issues. Exploration of teaching as a profession in the K-12 system. Includes 30 hours in K-12 classroom.

EDUC 210
Fundamentals of Tutoring (1)
Examination of the core issues of individual learning: learning theories and styles, conferencing and assessment techniques, and developing sensitivity to diverse student populations.

EDUC 225
Teaching the Student with Special Needs (3)
Examines methods and strategies for teaching students with special needs. Prerequisite: EDEC 230 and 235.

EDUC 238
Issues in Child Abuse and Neglect (3)
Designed to provide a basic understanding of child abuse and neglect; including identification of physical, emotional and sexual abuse and neglect; understanding how abuse affects children's behavior and development; and the laws regarding mandated reporting.

EDUC 275
Curriculum Development (3)
An examination of the nature, scope, and sequence of curriculum. Discussion of course goals, content and evaluation.

EDUC 280
Teaching On-Line (4)
Experience being an online student, make the transition from "face to face" instruction to teaching online. Learn to use online instruction tools, become familiar with Blackboard basics, and begin creating online courses.

EDUC 300
Intro to Special Ed (3)
Provides an overview of the philosophical, historical and social implications of exceptional characteristics of students with disabilities, gifted and talented and English language learners.

EDUC 330
Teaching and Technology (5)
This course focuses on various educational technologies, ranging from classroom equipment to online learning management systems, with a particular focus on students' physical and emotional safety.

EDUC 345
Teaching Language Arts & Development (5)
Examine the methods for teaching writing, reading, listening, and speaking strategies and skills, including vocabulary, grammar, usage, and language development. Topics will include curriculum, methods, materials, and research. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrator approval.

EDUC 350
Diversity in Students (3)
Using theory, research and practice, students will understand and recognize issues of diversity. Behavioral supports will be assessed relative to vulnerable, special, and minority populations. Topics will include race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexuality, disability, and age. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrator approval.

EDUC 351
Issues of Abuse (2)
Develop skills for working with children from abusive and/or neglectful home environments, including potential behavioral consequences of abuse or neglect and corresponding intervention strategies.

EDUC 355
Teaching Reading (3)
Explores reading, comprehension, and literacy as it pertains to beginning readers. Emphasis placed on developing strategy lessons that encompass the major components of reading to use with students. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrator approval.

EDUC 360
Assessment and Evaluation (5)
Participants will explore principles of sound assessment using grade level expectations, teaching frameworks, and individual education plans as tools. Participants will design assessment strategies for individual needs of students in classrooms. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrator approval.

EDUC 370
Support: Child & Family (3)
Study techniques for communicating with families and professionals about characteristics and needs of individuals with differing abilities. Strategies for collaborating with families, recognizing and respecting family, cultural, and societal diversity. Identify local resources. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrator approval.

EDUC 380
Dev of Differently-Abled (5)
Examine typical and atypical development. Identify characteristics of differing abilities, including physical or medical needs and effects disabilities have on educational implications and individual and family lives.

EDUC 385
Special Topics (3)
Investigating and responding to current issues and trends in Special Education in order to understand and meet the needs of students.

EDUC 400
Education and the Law (3)
Examine educational law emphasizing rights and responsibilities of students and teachers, and current issues of education and special education. Explore current legislation, issues and trends related to schools and special education.

EDUC 410
Exceptional Learners (5)
This course will identify effective, research-based instructional strategies and accommodations and adaptations for learners with diverse academic and behavioral needs; and demonstrate how to make data-based decisions. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrative approval.

EDUC 420
Curriculum & Instruction (5)
Explore a variety of evidence-based instructional strategies for successful education of students with differing social and cultural backgrounds, and learning styles. Plan and implement class activities that involve students in an active learning environment.

EDUC 421
Classroom Management (5)
Students will examine current theory, research, and best practices related to classroom management. Instruction to include employing techniques and strategies for managing individual and group behavior in a variety of instructional settings. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrator approval.

EDUC 425
Integrated Methods (5)
Students explore integrated methods, strategies, and materials for teaching science, math, and social studies in K-8 classrooms. Students will apply standards and design inquire-based lessons with cooperative learning strategies infusing literacy, creative arts, and technology. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrator approval.

EDUC 481
Practicum 1 (2)
Provides students with a foundation for understanding and articulating issues related to content in curriculum and instruction, diversity in students and special education. Students participate in 30 hours K-8 classroom experience. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrator approval.

EDUC 484
Practicum 4 (2)
This course allows students to integrate into schools and participate in the beginning of the year classroom set-up, teacher in-service, and first days of school for the classroom in which they will be student teaching. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrative permission.

EDUC 490
Student Teaching Sp. Ed (10)
Supervised instructional experience to develop, implement, practice, and evaluate theory and methods learned. Students will meet one on one or in small groups with supervising faculty. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrative permission.

EDUC 497
Student Teaching Elem 1 (10)
Supervised instructional experience to develop, implement, practice, and evaluate theory and methods learned. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrative permission.

EDUC 498
Student Teaching Elem 2 (10)
Supervised instructional experience to develop, implement, practice, and evaluate theory and methods learned. Students will meet one on one or in small groups with supervising faculty. Prerequisite: admittance to BAS-TE or administrative permission.