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Teaching in the Affective Domain

EDCI 5000 - Teaching in the Affective Domain

Study in the relationship between the affective and cognitive domains of education and how the affective domain influences student behavior in the learning process, self-awareness, and self-concept. Classroom activities, materials, and methods are featured.

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EDCI 5002 - History of Education in the United States

Development of educational ideas and practices in the United States from the colonial period to the present.

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EDCI 5004 - History of Educational Thought

Leading educational ideas and how these ideas influence theory and professional practice. The contributions of key individuals in the ancient, medieval and modern worlds are the basis for course organization.

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EDCI 5006 - Comparative and International Education

Education and educational systems in comparative and international perspective, with emphasis on the interaction of educational institutions with other social, cultural and political institutions in society.

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EDCI 5008 - Philosophical Analysis in Education

Introduction to philosophical analysis of significant educational concepts.

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EDCI 5040 - Popular Music and Informal Education

Exploration of how popular music intersects with education, including the production and consumption of popular music and use of related informal pedagogies. Critical theory,cultural theory feminism, and race studies will be used to explore these issues. Methodsin “popular music” instruments and technology will also be covered.

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EDCI 5041 - Theoretical Foundations of Music Education

Considers issues including music education programs, practices, curricula, and policies. Objectives for the course are to: (a) develop professional rationales for broadly used music education practices that involve information derived from relevant research in history, sociology, and philosophy, and critical theory; (b) analyze and critique selected music education programs, practices, curricula, and policies; (c) write a paper that reviews and critiques a broad area of practice in music education and recommends policy alternatives.

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EDCI 5045 - Supervision and Administration of the School Music Program

Programming, scheduling, housing as they apply to music in the schools; of community demands, public relations and legal commitments; of types of supervisory and in-service organization.

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EDCI 5047 - Music Across the Curriculum

Strategies and theories for the integration of music experiences across the curriculum.

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EDCI 5050 - TCPCG Seminar I: Student Teaching Seminar

Analysis of instructional practice in the clinical setting. Relationship of instruction to theory, and implications for instructional evaluation, are emphasized.

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EDCI 5055 - TCPCGSeminar II: Teacher as Professional

Culminating seminar experience in the TCPCG program.

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EDCI 5060 - Social and Multicultural Foundations of Education

An introduction to the social and multicultural foundations of contemporary public education in U.S. society. Includes discussion of the nature, organization and purposes of public education in a democratic sociey, cultural diversity in U.S. schools and society, the role of the classroom teacher, professional ethics, and contemporary issues in U.S. education.

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EDCI 5062 - Evaluation in Vocational and Technical Education

Theories of evaluation; survey of practices and role of evaluation in educational programs; development of instruments and procedures for appraising educational programs and individual achievement.

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EDCI 5063 - Occupational Experience Programs

Theory of occupational adjustment; design of experience programs; community cooperation; labor legislation, integration with school programs; and role of coordinator.

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EDCI 5064 - Career Education: Theory and Practice

The need for and rationale of career education. Strategies and processes for implementing career education concepts and practices in schools and other educational settings.

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EDCI 5065 - Learning Theories

Introduction to learning theories as they are applied to educational contexts. Topics include instructional objectives, behavioral analysis, social cognitive theory, cognitive psychology, social emotional development, and cognitive development.

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EDCI 5066 - Principles and Philosophy of Vocational and Technical Education

Descriptive and normative principles of vocational and technical education with attention to their special, economic, psychological and political bases as a philosophical rationale.

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EDCI 5067 - Administrative Applications in Vocational Education

The application of administrative theories to programs of vocational education.

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EDCI 5068 - Instructional Strategies in Vocational and Adult and Human Resources Education

Innovative approaches to the improvement of learning; instructional techniques, materials and media.

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EDCI 5070 - Methods of Instruction and Evaluation

Selection and organization of learning experiences, instructional activities and materials, and methods of instruction. Course activities include a combination of lecture and seminar experiences.

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EDCI 5071 - Program Planning and Curriculum Development in Vocational and Technical Education

Analysis of vocational/technical program planning and curriculum development theory, with emphasis on principles and current issues influencing program decisions.

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EDCI 5072 - Business Office Automation

Business office automation. Word processing and related practices. Teaching techniques.

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EDCI 5075 - Meeting the Needs of Exceptional Learners

Introduction to the characteristics of and educational programming for students with exceptionalities.

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EDCI 5080 - Reading and Literacy in the Content Areas

Effective use of reading and writing to help students learning content material. Includes selection of reading materials that are appropriate for individual students with diverse reading abilities, understanding reading diagnosis provided by other professionals, using reading material in ways that facilitate comprehension and learning, and using written asignments to increase understanding and recall.

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EDCI 5085 - Subject Area Methods

Selection and organization of learning experiences, instructional activities and materials, and methods of instruction related to the subject area. Course activities include a combination of lecture and seminar experiences, as well as extensive practice teaching.

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EDCI 5090 - TCPCG Directed Student Teaching

Supervised student teaching in a subject-specific content area.

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EDCI 5092 - Practicum

The implementation and application of theory in the student’s area of specialization. Open primarily to master’s and Sixth-Year students.

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EDCI 5093 - Advanced Practicum

The implementation and application of theory in the student’s area of specialization. Open primarily to master’s and Sixth-Year students.

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EDCI 5094 - Seminar

Analysis of the issues and research in the field of education. Open primarily to master’s and Sixth-Year students.

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EDCI 5095 - Advanced Seminar

Analysis of the issues and research in the field of education. Open primarily to master’s and Sixth-Year students.

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EDCI 5099 - Independent Study in Education

Students requesting this course should have a significant background in education and should present to the instructor problems, well-defined and well laid out for investigation, which hold special interest for them and which will be pursued on the plan of advanced study.

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EDCI 5100 - Teaching Reading and Writing in the Primary Grades

Processing unique to beginning reading and writing with emphasis on emerging literacy and promoting literacy development.

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EDCI 5105 - Teaching the Language Arts

Teaching integrated language arts including oral and written communication, creative language, and spelling development with an emphasis on current research.

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EDCI 5110 - Teaching Writing

A course for K-12 teachers with emphasis on teaching the writing process in persuasive, narrative and expository writing; evaluation of errors; developing appropriate curricular sequences; and research in the writing process.

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EDCI 5115 - The Teaching of Reading

An overview of process and program; theoretical models of the reading, guidelines for a total school reading program, definition of terminology and principles of instruction. Analysis of available material made when appropriate. Intended as a background course for teachers with no previous course work or experience in teaching reading.

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EDCI 5120 - Introductory Reading Clinic

Clinical practice in instruction of persons with corrective reading disabilities.

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EDCI 5125 - Teaching Reading and Writing in Middle and Junior High School

Process and problems unique to reading and writing needs in the middle and junior high school. Emphasis on the development of reading and writing strategies as well as diagnostic teaching methods appropriate to this level.

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EDCI 5130 - Teaching Children’s Literature in the Elementary School

Literature for elementary school children, techniques for developing interest in independent and recreational reading.

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EDCI 5135 - Literacy in the Secondary School

Process and problems unique to literacy needs in the secondary school. Emphasis on differentiated instruction for students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.

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EDCI 5140 - Content Area Reading & Disciplinary Literacy

The purpose of this course is to explore and develop teaching strategies, practices and classroom routines that are supportive of both literacy development and disciplinary learning. Current research in disciplinary literacy (DL) will provide a frame for discussing these topics. DL as an approach to content-area teaching is still emerging and we will use this course as an opportunity to learn about best practices associated with content-area learning while also exploring ways to make that learning more authentic to the disciplines they represent and more meaningful to adolescents.

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EDCI 5145 - Classroom Assessment and Correction of Reading Difficulties

Types of reading difficulties and the remediation methods appropriate for use by the classroom teacher.

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EDCI 5150 - Clinical Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Difficulties

Severe reading disabilities and clinical methods of remediation utilizing the case study approach.

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EDCI 5155 - Advanced Reading/Language Arts Clinic

For prospective reading/language arts specialists. A laboratory course in planning and implementing remedial reading/language arts instruction for persons with severe or complex reading and writing disabilities.

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EDCI 5160 - Design, Management, and Supervision of Reading Programs

Designing, supervising and evaluating reading programs on a school and systemwide basis.

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EDCI 5165 - Introduction to Deaf Education

In this course we will explore current issues and approaches to teaching deaf and hard of hearing students by examining historical trends and current research in deaf education, language policy, deaf culture, speech and hearing development, and deaf studies.

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EDCI 5170 - Literacy and Deafness

In this course, we will explore current issues and approaches to teaching reading and writing to deaf and hard of hearing students, and examine current research on literacy and deafness drawn from a range of relevant perspectives.

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EDCI 5250 - Teaching Literature to Adolescents

A study of competing theories of literary response with an emphasis on implications for the teaching of literature and research on the teaching of literature. Includes some reading of literature for young adults.

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EDCI 5255 - Teaching Composition (7-12)

A study of composition theory, with an emphasis on implications for the teaching of writing and research on the teaching of writing.

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EDCI 5350 - Teaching Elementary and Middle School Social Studies

A study of curriculum alternatives, techniques of individual and small-group instruction, evaluation and the development of teaching materials.

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EDCI 5355 - Trends in Social Studies Curricula

New curriclua and developments. For teachers and supervisors of social studies.

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EDCI 5360 - Education and Popular Culture

This course examines important and timely issues around popular culture and education with a focus on film/television/music and students/teachers. The class will explore popular culture images of students and teachers and how these influence societal views of teaching and learning, analyze classroom practices with popular culture and develop skills and understanding applicable to teaching, study the history of film and television, and investigate issues of media literacy both in and out of the classroom.

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EDCI 5369 - The Teaching and Learning of Mathematical Problem Solving

This course will focus on the processes involved in mathematical thinking and mathematical problem solving. Classroom discussions will address those aspects associated with expert problem solving-domain knowledge, problem solving skills, metacognition (belief and issues of control), and aesthetic judgements. Students will have an opportunity to discuss and solve various types of mathematics problems and develop instructional strategies to teach and assess mathematical problem solving at the middle and secondary school levels.

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EDCI 5450 - The Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in the Secondary School

An examination of current approaches to the teaching and learning of mathematics in the secondary school. Emphasis will be placed on issues surrounding content knowledge, curriculum, pedagogy, epistemology, assessment, and technology with respect to recent national initiatives and instructional techniques impacting on the secondary school mathematics curriculum.

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EDCI 5455 - Curricula in Mathematics Education

Exploration of significant curricula in mathematics education for teachers and supervisors of mathematics. Emphasis is placed on research and development related to content and techniques.

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EDCI 5460 - The Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in the Elementary School

This course will investigate the teaching and learning of mathematics in the elementary school. Emphasis will be placed on issues surrounding content knowledge, curriculum, pedagogy, epistemology, assessment, and technology with respect to national initiatives and instructional techniques impacting elementary school mathematics.

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EDCI 5465 - The Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in the Middle School

This course will investigate the teaching and learning of mathematics in the middle school. Emphasis will be placed on issues surrounding content knowledge, curriculum, pedagogy, epistemology, assessment, and technology with respect to national initiatives and instructional techniques impacting middle school mathematics.

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EDCI 5500 - Teaching Science in the Middle and Secondary School

Materials and advanced methods in the teaching of science in grades 7-12.

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EDCI 5505 - Materials and Methods in the Teaching of Elementary School Science

A systematic examination of major science and curriculum program for the elementary school, the selection and design of materials, the development of teaching techniques.

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EDCI 5550 - Problems in the Teaching of Science

Theories of teaching science with emphasis on studies of research related to current problems.

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EDCI 5555 - Environmental Education

An exploration of state, national, and international environmental issues and instructional approaches for developing student awareness, knowledge, and concern for the environment, K-12. Includes classroom and field study.

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EDCI 5600 - Methods for Teaching Foreign Languages in the Elementary Schools

An introduction to methods of teaching foreign languages in the elementary schools. Includes FLEX, FLES, and immersion approaches.

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EDCI 5605 - Second Language Acquisition in the Elementary School-Age Student

An introduction to current research related to second language acquisition in elementary school-age children, with emphasis on implications for foreign language instruction.

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EDCI 5700 - Foundations of Bilingual Education

Study of the political, social and legal aspects of bilingual education, including principles of second language acquisition.

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EDCI 5705 - Curricular Issues in Bilingual Education

Current approaches, methods and techniques with respect to curricular issues in contemporary bilingual education programs.

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EDCI 5710 - Spec Topics Bilingual Education

In-depth study of current topics related to bilingual education programs.

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EDCI 5715 - Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition

Developmental sequences and theories of first and second language acquisition.

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EDCI 5720 - Bilingual Education and Biliteracy

Current methods, strategies and techniques of reading in the mother tongue (L1); transfer of reading skills into English (L2); and, evaluation and adaptation of L1 and L2 reading materials. Principles of second language acquisition.

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EDCI 5740 - Latinos and U.S. Education

Conditions of schooling Latinos in the U.S. educational system via an historical and economic context, including principles of second language acquisition. Policy issues and theoretical discussions of underachievement. Relationship between dominant and subordinate cultures and their effect on classroom discourses.

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EDCI 5742 - Sheltered English Instruction for English Language Learners

Current approaches and techniques with respect to academic language development in sheltered environments. This course attempts to disclose the most important issues surrounding content area teaching for English Language Learners (ELLs). Special attention is placed on the teaching of mathematics, science, and literacy in English for second language learners, including second language acquisition and development within the content areas.

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EDCI 5745 - International Perspective on Bilingual Education

Education of speakers of non-dominant languages in comparative and international perspective. Emphasis on issues of educational policy, curricula, teacher education, and evaluation as these relate to the schooling of cultural and linguistic minority populations in different societies.

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EDCI 5750 - Language Diversity and Literacy

Overview of issues and debates concerning the theory and practice of literacy development for non-native English speaking students in the United States. Includes principles of second language acquisition.

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EDCI 5755 - Teaching English as a Second Language

An examination of current research on the acquisition and learning of English as a second language (ESL) in school settings. Critical issues in the application of research on ESL to the bilingual classroom are discussed.

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EDCI 5760 - Research in Bilingual Education

Analysis of research in bilingual education, methods of research and design and implementation of research studies in bilingual education.

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EDCI 5765 - Assessment of Bilingualism

Principles of assessment for bilingual learners, including language proficiency and dominance, (bi)literacy development, and academic content knowledge. Current assessment approaches for bilingual learners in different context (e.g., bilingual, ESL classes) and for various purposes (e.g., screening, placement, evaluation). Principles of second language acquisition.

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EDCI 5770 - Advanced Issues in Bilingual Education

Critical contemporary issues and topics related to bilingual education programs in the United States.

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EDCI 5775 - Advanced Issues in Second Language Acquisition

Advanced clinically-based seminar focusing on research issues and practice in second language acquisition.

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EDCI 5780 - Social and Political Context Bilingual Educuation

Advanced seminar addressing the social and political context of contemporary bilingual education programs from a critical perspective.

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EDCI 5800 - Applied Learning Research for Instructional Leaders

A study of learning principles and their manifestations in classroom settings; design and application of goals and objectives; instructional methods and programming which complement and extend learning style preferences and collective and individual needs.

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EDCI 5802 - Lectures in Education

A course in which staff members and authorities in education and related fields discuss selected problems.

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EDCI 5804 - Curriculum Planning

Examines teachers’ issues and problems from real-life cases with theoretical perspectives and pedagogical methods.

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EDCI 5808 - Curriculum Development Processes

A study of the processes, strategies, and techniques used to bring about planned curriculum development in any educational setting.

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EDCI 5810 - Workshop in Education

Professional personnel to work cooperatively on problems arising out of actual school situations. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatistactory.)

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EDCI 5812 - Managing and Motivating Students in the Classroom

Classroom management from the perspective of motivation theory. Whole group, as well as individualized, interventions for increasing students’ task-attentiveness and academic interest.

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EDCI 5814 - Addressing Individual Needs and Talents in the Heterogeneous Classroom

Instructional and managerial techniques that can be used in the grade level classroom to meet the individual learning needs and talents of all students. Strategies for improving the effectiveness of large group, individual and small group instructional practices. Current and promising practices, as well as relevant research.

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EDCI 5815 - Teaching the Elementary School Child

Study of the development of the elementary school child, the relationship between theory and practice, balancing traditional expectations with current concerns, and the selection and implementation of successful learning experiences in both school and non-school settings.

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EDCI 5820 - Media Literacy in an Information Age

A study of the growing field of media literacy and the media’s influence upon our culture and education. Includes major principles, development of media analysis skills, and integration with the school curriculum.

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EDCI 5824 - Educational Ethnography

Methodology and content of socio-cultural case studies dealing with education in a variety of cultural contexts.

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EDCI 5825 - Enhancing Classroom Curriculum with Computers and Electronic Media

Effective use of microcomputers and other electronic media to strengthen and enhance classroom instruction in the basic content and skill areas. Emphasis upon specific curriculum applications of technology rather than on its basic operation, mechanics, and programming.

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EDCI 5830 - Curriculum Laboratory

Open to teachers and administrators seeking practical solutions to curriculum problems in elementary and secondary schools. Reorganization of courses, reorientation of the program of studies, articulation of administrative units, and development of new materials are considered in relation to the local situation. Students make individual studies of their specific problems, and group studies of related problems.

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EDCI 5845 - Seminar in International Education

Concentrated study of culture and education in a major geographical region such as Africa, Asia, or Latin America; or cross-cultural studies of educational issues.

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EDCI 5850 - Introduction to Curriculum

Philosophy, theory, and practice employed in curriculum development and change.

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EDCI 5855 - Elementary School Curriculum

Analysis of the elementary school curriculum. Emphasis on curriculum development and educational alternatives.

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EDCI 5870 - Curriculum Theory and Design

Elements and formation of theory and application in the curriculum field.

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EDCI 5875 - Multicultural Education

Interrelationships between education and various sociocultural aspects of cultural diversity and cultural pluralism, including language acquisition and diversity.

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EDCI 5880 - Contemporary Educational Theories

Examination of the work of selected major contemporary educational theorists, as well as of significant trends and developments in modern education.

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EDCI 5885 - Introduction to Critical Pedagogy

Theory and practice in teaching for social justice with an emphasis on issues of class, race, gender and ethnicity.

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EDCI 5890 - Educational Linguistics

Overview of the study of language and linguistics, and especially applied linguistics, with emphasis on their implications for classroom teacher. Includes principles of second language acquisition.

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EDCI 5895 - Language Ideology & Education

Interrelationship among language, ideology, education and society, including examination of issues of social classes, ethnicity, gender, social context, power, and politics. Also covered are literacy, language prescriptivism and standardization, language policy and discourse in critical perspective. Principles of second language acquisition.

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EDCI 6000 - Qualitative Methods of Educational Research

Purposes and nature of qualitative research, including selected techniques for conducting various types of qualitative and naturalistic research in educational settings.

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EDCI 6005 - Advanced Methods of Qualitative Research

Field-based methods of collecting data in qualitative research studies in educational settings, coding and analysis of qualitative data, use of computer programs to analyze data, and methods and procedures for ensuring trustworthiness in qualitative research.

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EDCI 6010 - Writing for Educational Publications

Designing, writing, editing, and marketing material for professional publication.

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EDCI 6092 - Practicum

The implementation and application of theory in the student’s area of specialization.

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EDCI 6094 - Seminar

Cooperative study of developments and problems in the student’s area of specialization.

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EDCI 6200 - Theoretical Foundations of Teaching English

A sociocognitive perspective on teaching the English language arts, including the historical, sociological, linguistic, and psychological foundations of teaching English.

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EDCI 6410 - Learning Theories for Mathematics Instruction

This course will examine various learning theories and their influence on mathematics instruction. In particular, this course will be concerned with understanding the processes involved in mathematical thinking, the impact of learning theory on mathematics instruction, expert-novice models of mathematical behavior, and ways to enhance mathematics learning in the classroom.

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EDCI 6415 - Research in Mathematics Education

Analysis of research in mathematics education, methods of research, and design and research studies.

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EDCI 6500 - Research in Science Education

An analysis of current research in science education. Emphasis on evaluation of research as well as the design and implementation of research.

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EDCI 6855 - Sociocultural Theories for Educators

The study of selected sociocultural theories and their application in education

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EDCI 6860 - Research in Multicultural Education

Advanced study in the processes and findings of research in multicultural education.

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