Courses

EDUC 255  Introduction to Education  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Overview of teaching profession emphasizing teaching opportunities, licensure, and University professional program.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 275  Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Social, political, historical, and economic forces that shape U.S. system of public schooling (P-12).
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: 30 credits of course work completed. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Social & Behavioral Sciences 3C, Human Behavior, Culture, or Social Frameworks (GT-SS3).

EDUC 296  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 320  Educational Psychology  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Psychological conditions of classroom learning and teaching including understanding needs of exceptional children in the classroom.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Offered as an online or correspondence course only. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 331  Educational Technology and Assessment  Credits: 2 (1-2-0)

Course Description: Skills and strategies for the use of appropriate technology and assessment in teacher education.
Prerequisite: EDUC 275 and EDUC 340.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program. Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 340  Literacy and the Learner  Credits: 3 (1-2-1)

Course Description: Understanding and supporting literacy and numeracy development. Field experiences, service learning experiences.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Required background check through CDE, CBI, FBI. 30 credits of course work completed. Must register for lecture, laboratory, and recitation.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 350  Instruction I-Individualization/Management  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Theory, research and practice of teaching at the junior high/middle school level; adapting instruction for individuals including learners with special needs.
Prerequisite: EDUC 275 and EDUC 340.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in EDUC 386. Admission to Teacher Licensure Program. Must register for lecture and laboratory. Includes fieldwork in public schools. Site placement may change due to public school needs.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 386  Practicum-Instruction I  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: EDUC 275 and EDUC 340.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in EDUC 350. Admission to Teacher Licensure Program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 400  Diagnostic Teaching of Reading  Credits: 3 (1-4-0)

Course Description: Development of the knowledge base, skills, and strategies for teaching reading from birth to age 8. Service learning experiences.
Prerequisite: EDUC 275 and EDUC 340 and HDFS 217 and HDFS 310.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 425  Early Childhood Education I  Credits: 4 (2-6-0)

Course Description: Integrated methods; theoretical bases; teacher's role; appropriate curriculum; measurement; environments; pedagogy; instructional design and decisions.
Prerequisite: EDUC 275 and EDUC 340.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program. Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 426  Early Childhood Education II  Credits: 4 (2-4-0)

Course Description: Integrated methods; organizing/presenting materials/activities; applying decisions; managing groups; individual instruction; assessment/evaluation.
Prerequisite: EDUC 425.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 450  Instruction II-Standards and Assessment  Credits: 4 (2-4-0)

Course Description: Theory, research, and practice of standards-based instruction: assessment, literacy, and technology. Includes work in public schools.
Prerequisite: EDUC 350 and EDUC 386 and EDUC 331.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in EDUC 486E. Must register for lecture and laboratory. Course must be taken semester immediately prior to student teaching semester.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 460  Methods and Materials in Teaching Science  Credits: 4 (3-2-0)

Course Description: Current trends in science education, K-12; techniques of experimentation demonstrations; study of equipment, facilities, and resource materials.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program. Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 462  Methods and Assessment in Teaching Languages  Credits: 4 (4-0-0)

Course Description: Objectives, methods, and resource materials for teaching languages in secondary schools.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program; oral and written competency in language endorsement area.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 463  Methods in Teaching Language Arts  Credits: 4 (4-0-0)

Course Description: Objectives, content, and methods of teaching English, speech, and journalism in secondary schools.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 464  Methods and Materials in Teaching Mathematics  Credits: 4 (4-0-0)

Course Description: Problems and techniques of teaching secondary mathematics; evaluation of student achievement and teacher effectiveness.
Prerequisite: MATH 100 to 481 - at least 18 credits.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 465  Methods and Materials in Social Studies  Credits: 4 (4-0-0)

Course Description: Methods of teaching social studies; sources of information and teaching materials and literature for social studies teachers.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 466  Methods and Assessment in K-12 Art Education  Credits: 4 (4-0-0)

Course Description: Objectives, methods, and resource materials for teaching art in elementary and secondary schools.
Prerequisite: EDUC 275.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 474  Elementary Music Methods I  Credits: 2 (1-3-0)

Course Description: Developmentally appropriate strategies and materials for K-6 music instruction; emphasis on common methodologies, resources, standards-based teaching.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program. Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 475  Elementary Music Methods II  Credits: 2 (1-3-0)

Course Description: Classroom management, motivational strategies, technology tools, assessment/evaluation of music learning and field experiences in K-6 music education.
Prerequisite: EDUC 474.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

EDUC 476  Choral Methods for Secondary Schools  Credits: 2 (1-3-0)

Course Description: General music classes, choral techniques and literature; current practices and trends.
Prerequisite: MU 217.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program. Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

EDUC 477  Instrumental Methods for Secondary Schools  Credits: 2 (1-3-0)

Course Description: Organization and administration of instrumental music, grades 5-12.
Prerequisite: MU 217.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program. Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

EDUC 485A  Student Teaching: Elementary  Credits: Var[6-14] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Teacher education candidates participate in an intensive and extensive on-site capstone experience within a public school setting.
Prerequisite: (EDUC 450) and (EDUC 460 or EDUC 474 or EDUC 463 or EDUC 464 or EDUC 465 or EDUC 466 or EDUC 475 or EDUC 476 or EDUC 477 or EDCT 425 or EDCT 431 or EDCT 441 or EDCT 451 or EDCT 465 or EDUC 462).
Registration Information: Appropriate special methods course(s) required.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 485B  Student Teaching: Secondary  Credits: Var[6-14] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Teacher education candidates participate in an intensive and extensive on-site capstone experience within a public school setting.
Prerequisite: (EDUC 450) and (EDUC 460 or EDUC 474 or EDUC 463 or EDUC 464 or EDUC 465 or EDUC 466 or EDUC 475 or EDUC 476 or EDUC 477 or EDCT 425 or EDCT 431 or EDCT 441 or EDCT 451 or EDCT 465 or EDUC 462).
Registration Information: Appropriate special methods course(s) required.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

EDUC 485C  Student Teaching: Early Childhood  Credits: Var[6-14] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Teacher education candidates participate in an intensive and extensive on-site capstone experience within a public school setting.
Prerequisite: EDUC 426.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

EDUC 486A  Practicum: K-12 Classroom  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 486B  Practicum: Reading  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 486C  Practicum: Mathematics  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 486D  Practicum: Literacy  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 486E  Practicum: Instruction II  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 493A  Seminar: Professional Relations  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Collegial and professional discussions, support, and assistance.
Prerequisite: (EDUC 426 or EDUC 450) and (EDUC 485A, may be taken concurrently or EDUC 485B, may be taken concurrently or EDUC 485C, may be taken concurrently or EDCT 485) and (EDUC 460 or EDUC 474 or EDUC 463 or EDUC 464 or EDUC 465 or EDUC 466 or EDUC 475 or EDUC 476 or EDUC 477 or EDCT 425 or EDCT 431 or EDCT 441 or EDCT 451 or EDCT 465 or EDUC 462).
Registration Information: Appropriate special methods course(s).
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 493B  Seminar: Assessment of Learning  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Information and techniques that enable educators to use assessment results to inform planning and instructional practices.
Prerequisite: (EDUC 426 or EDUC 450) and (EDUC 485B, may be taken concurrently or EDUC 485C, may be taken concurrently or EDCT 485, may be taken concurrently or EDUC 485A, may be taken concurrently) and (EDUC 460 or EDUC 462 or EDUC 463 or EDUC 464 or EDUC 465 or EDUC 466 or EDUC 474 or EDUC 475 or EDUC 476 or EDUC 477 or EDCT 425 or EDCT 431 or EDCT 441 or EDCT 451 or EDCT 465).
Registration Information: Appropriate special methods course(s).
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 494  Independent Field Studies  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Specialized field study in the public schools under direction and supervision of faculty.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 495  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 496  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 501  Reading in the Content Areas  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Specific methods, materials, and techniques for helping students become more efficient in reading content area material.
Prerequisite: EDUC 320.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 502  Human Relations in Education  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Human relations in an individual's educational, organizational, and social activities as applied to various educational settings.
Prerequisite: EDCT 300.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree can substitute for EDCT 300. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 525A  Expert Teaching: Inclusion/Special Needs  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Theories related to effective classroom instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program; Bachelor's degree.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 525B  Expert Teaching: Thinking and Learning  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Theories related to effective classroom instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program; Bachelor's degree.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 525C  Expert Teaching: Literacy and Numeracy  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Theories related to effective classroom instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program; Bachelor's degree.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 525D  Expert Teaching: Standards/Assessment  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Theories related to effective classroom instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program; Bachelor's degree.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 526  Interdisciplinary Methods  Credits: 4 (0-4-2)

Course Description: Theories related to effective classroom instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Teacher Licensure Program; Bachelor's degree.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 530  Technology Enhanced Learning  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Enhancing instruction and learning through the effective use of technology.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Must register for lecture and laboratory. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 570  Perspectives of Special Education  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Historical and legal, philosophical foundations, student characteristics, and building collaborative relationships in special education.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 572  Special Needs-Foundations and Practices  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory related to foundations and professional practices relevant for teaching students with mild/moderate special needs.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Teacher Licensure.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 573  Differentiating Instruction for Diverse Needs  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Information techniques, and practice regarding methods for differentiating instruction.
Prerequisite: EDUC 570.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 574  Transition and Secondary Services  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Methods comprising state-of-the-art transition services for individuals with disabilities for the special education generalist.
Prerequisite: EDUC 570.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 575  Methods for Mild/Moderate Special Needs  Credits: 4 (4-0-0)

Course Description: Methods addressing learning of students with mild/moderate special needs and instructional accommodations in regular classes.
Prerequisite: EDUC 572.
Registration Information: Teacher Licensure.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576A  Issues in Education: Talented and Gifted  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576B  Issues in Educ: Attention Deficit Disorder  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576C  Issues in Education: Autism/Asperger's  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576D  Issues in Education: Behavior is Language  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576E  Issues in Education: Classroom Management  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576F  Issues in Education: Teaching Diversity  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576G  Issues in Education: Harassment in Schools  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576H  Issues in Education: Assessing Special Needs  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576I  Issues in Educ: Sexually Transmitted Diseases  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576J  Issues in Education: Drugs and Alcohol  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576K  Issues in Education: Child Abuse  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 576L  Issues in Education: Traumatized Child  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Issues in educating a diverse student population. Methods used in identification and assessment; strategies for intervention and/or instruction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Offered as on online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 591A  Workshop: Instruction  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 591B  Workshop: Community Partnerships  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 591C  Workshop: Annenberg/CPB Science Instruction  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Science pedagogy for practicing K-12 teachers.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Offered as a telecourse only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 591D  Workshop: Annenberg/CPB Mathematics Instruction  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Mathematics pedagogy for practicing K-12 teachers.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Offered as a telecourse or an online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 591E  Workshop: Annenberg/CPB Educ Theory and Issues  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: General educational theory and current issues for practicing K-12 teachers.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Offered as telecourse only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 591F  Workshop: Annenberg/CPB Humanities Instruction  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: English, social studies, or art pedagogy for practicing K-12 teachers.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Offered as telecourse only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 610  Principles of Supervision and Evaluation  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Supervision and evaluation of instruction including required Colorado evaluation training.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 618  School Law  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Legal framework for operation and management of public and private schools emphasizing legal responsibilities for administrators and teachers.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 619  Curriculum Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles and procedures for school personnel in planning the public school curriculum.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 620  Philosophy of Education  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Contemporary philosophies as related to principles and practices in education.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 622  Innovative Social Studies Teaching  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Current trends in secondary school social studies teaching and curriculum techniques and materials for value formulation, decision-making skills, concepts, generalizations, and attitudes.
Prerequisite: EDUC 485A or EDUC 485B.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 623  Innovative Science Teaching  Credits: 3 (0-2-2)

Course Description: Innovative trends in curriculum and methodology of science teaching.
Prerequisite: EDUC 485A or EDUC 485B.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for laboratory and recitation.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 625  Contexts of Schooling  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: History, purpose, structure, and role of schooling with relevance to current issues, U.S. and international.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to graduate program required.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 628  Models of Teaching  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Exploration of the theories and skills that underlie instructional effectiveness, improvement and innovation across levels and disciplines.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Offered as an online or Mixed Face-to-Face course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 629  Communication and Classrooms  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Exploration of pedagogical topics and growth experiences related to effective communication, classroom management, and presentation skills.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Sections may be offered: Online or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 635  Educators, Systems and Change  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Process of change in education, focusing on the teacher's role in curriculum development and professional improvement.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Sections may be offered: Online or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 645  Leadership and Ethics in Public Education  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Focus on leadership functions for public schools and ethical dimensions of leadership.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to Administrator Licensure Program.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 646  School Resource Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: School resource management including fiscal, personnel, and organization.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to Administrator Licensure Program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 647  School Culture, Climate, and Communications  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Assist public school leaders in their facilitation role in enhancing human relations and communication within schools and communities.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in EDUC 645 and EDUC 646. Admission to Administrator Licensure Program.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 648A  Role of the Principal: Professional Learning Community  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Role of the principal as a result of changes in society and in the schools.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in EDUC 687B. Admission to Administrator Licensure Program.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 648B  Role of the Principal: Managing and Leading Change  Credits: 2 (1-0-1)

Course Description: Role of the principal as a result of changes in society and in the schools.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in EDUC 687B. Admission to Administrator Licensure Program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 651  Multicultural and Special Populations  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Special concerns for working with people of various cultural, ethnic, exceptional, and special interest groups.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 660  Advanced Methods-Science and Math Instruction  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Knowledge and skills to improve the teaching of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for in service K-12 teachers.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Offered as an online course only.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 670  Grant Writing  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Mechanics of proposal writing, including intangibles of the grant-seeker's art.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Offered as an online course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 675  Analyzing Education Literature  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Analyze, critique, and interpret scholarly literature in the discipline.
Prerequisite: EDRM 700 or EDRM 702 or EDRM 704.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 684  Supervised College Teaching  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 686A  Practicum: Administration  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 686B  Practicum: Urban Teaching  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 687A  Internship: Administration  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 687B  Internship: Principal  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 687C  Internship: Guidance and Counseling  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 687D  Internship: Teacher Licensure I  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate or professional standing only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 687E  Internship: Teacher Licensure II  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate or professional standing only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 693A  Seminar: Administrator  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 693B  Seminar: Instruction  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 693C  Seminar: Teacher Licensure Capstone  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate or professional standing only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 695  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 696  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 709  Leadership Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles, theories, attributes, and skills related to individual leadership development.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 710  Higher Education Finance  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Federal, state, and local revenue distribution, budget preparation and controls, accounting options, audit preparation.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 713  Teaching, Learning, and Professional Growth  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Teaching, learning, and professional development perspectives related to educational change and reform.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to Ph.D. program.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 714  Education Policy Analysis  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Frameworks for analyzing, designing policy proposals, and implementing plans.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to Ph.D. program.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 715  Critical Issues for Special Populations  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Social and cultural issues related to special populations are researched and analyzed to understand policy that guides educational decisions.
Prerequisite: EDUC 709 and EDUC 713.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 716  Capstone: Educational Equity and Reform  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Applies tenets of educational leadership research and theory into a context of equity, global citizenship and environmental responsibility.
Prerequisite: EDUC 709 and EDUC 713.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 720  Human Learning, Cognition, and Motivation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theories of learning, cognition, and motivation applicable to enhancing effective and efficient learning for individuals and teams.
Prerequisite: EDUC 628 or EDUC 629.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 725  Professionalism in Education and Leadership  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Professional choices and ethical decision making in education and leadership, with emphasis on higher education.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to Ph.D. program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 786  Practicum  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 787  Internship  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 792  Seminar  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 793  Seminar  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDUC 795  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.