Education/Teacher Ed Transfer

  • EDU 1230 Working with Children

    Students will examine the skills needed to work with children and the key milestones in child development. Students will explore the importance of developing professionalism in the field of education to help shape the lives of children, the quality of life in our communities, and the future. By the end of the course, students will be able to determine if a career working with children is right for them. No requisites. J, fall/spring; C, fall/spring. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 1250 Early Childhood Development

    Students will examine the developmental stages of young children including their physical, intellectual, and social-emotional capabilities, emphasizing the wide variation in abilities and behaviors in children. The basic concepts of developmental characteristics of children from birth through eight years of age are to be understood as a foundation for planning appropriate activities for children and establishing appropriate expectations of young children. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 1260 Health/Safety/Nutrition/Child

    Students will focus on basic considerations for establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy, and developmentally appropriate environment for young children. Ways to promote good health and nutrition are presented, and prevention and reduction of injuries are explored. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 1290 Intro Early Childhood Ed/Care

    Students will be introduced to the field of early childhood care and education. An overall view of the field includes history and theory; social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative development of young children; how early childhood professionals and early childhood programs meet the needs of young children and their families; and models of early childhood programs. This course introduces the activities and materials of the early childhood profession. Students will also complete 40 hours of fieldwork in a local childcare center. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 1300 Observ/Guidance/Young/Children

    Students will develop observational skills as a method of understanding and assessing children's development and behavior. Various methods in recording observations are used by students observing in local early childhood programs. The focus is on preschool children, but the skills can be applied to any age level. The topic of ethics will be included. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 1310 Family, School, & Community Pa

    Students will examine the diversity of families and factors that influence parenting in contemporary society, focusing on strategies to develop working partnerships with parents. Students will study ways to design parent-teacher conferences, parent education, and parent involvement programs. The importance and nature of relationships between schools and community agencies will also be explored. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 1510 Foundations/Education-Tchg Pro

    Students will be provided with information and experiences that will be helpful in deciding whether or not a career in education seems to be an appropriate choice. This course explores the philosophical and socio-cultural roots of education. Students will also examine the political, economic, legal, and ethical basis of American education. Contemporary issues facing education will be examined within the context of teachers, students, schools, and curriculum. Students will also complete a 40 hour internship in a local school. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 2010 Education Internship

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  • EDU 2015 HONORS Project I - EDU

    Honors students are required to successfully complete two one-credit, project-based honors courses which are related to courses in which they are currently enrolled or have recently completed. Each project must include some form of applied learning: field-work, internship, service learning, innovative/creative project, and/or undergraduate research. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 2150 Infant/Toddler/Development/Edu

    Students will increase their knowledge about the developmental needs and program requirements for infants and toddlers. They will do this by strengthening their observation skills, reading, and discussing current research and trends in infant/toddler care, and applying theory in field experiences. Students will plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities based on the needs of a specific child or groups of children within their field setting. Special attention will be given to the development of the whole child, the child as the curriculum, respectful and responsive relationships, intentional and purposeful interactions, and the environment as a teaching tool. A minimum of 20 hours will be spent in the field experience. Prerequisite: EDU 1290.J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 2210 Field Placement I-Education

    Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 100 hours of supervised work in a public school or other appropriate educational setting. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on developing knowledge of how schools and classrooms work and teamwork within the educational setting. The seminar also focuses on students' experiences, problems, and special interests. The student, faculty coordinator, and school supervising teacher work together to develop an appropriate learning experience for the student. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisite: EDU 1290 or EDU 1510 with a C or better and permission the education faculty. Application required. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 2220 Field Placement II

    Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 75 hours of supervised work in a different school or educational setting than they used in EDU 2210. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on learning to further develop their interpersonal teaching skills. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisites: EDU 2210 with a C or better and permission of the education faculty. Application required; must be a program major. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 2340 Working with Adolescents

    Students will explore the characteristics, problems, and needs of adolescents, with emphasis on the techniques and skills necessary for working with them in a variety of settings - recreational, educational, and therapeutic. Topics include a look at treatment facilities, mental health, substance abuse, and the dynamics of delinquency.Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530 and either PSY 1510, EDU 1510, or HUS 1210. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 2440 Children's Literature

    Students will develop a comprehensive knowledge of children's literature with emphasis on identification and familiarization of the different types of children's literature, the influence that literature can have on children's and adults' lives, and the development of effective and creative methods of using literature with children. Use of current technology is included. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530.J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 2450 Exceptional Children

    Students will develop knowledge and understanding of exceptional children and youth, the ways they are served in public schools, appropriate attitudes toward human viability, and individual differences. Current legal and instructional issues and methods are discussed. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530; Prerequisite: PSY 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 2460 Field Exp/Exceptional Child

    Students will spend four to five hours per week in an educational setting working one-on-one or in small groups with students with identified disabilities as well as those at risk for academic failure. A regularly scheduled on-campus seminar is part of the course. Students spend a minimum of 45 hours in their educational setting during the semester in addition to the seminar. Designed primarily for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree in teacher education. Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDU 2450. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 2500 Literacy in the Classroom

    Students will develop a basic foundation in literacy instruction. The five components of reading, basic reading disabilities, and applications to curriculum and instruction will be explored. In addition, students will examine the basics of literacy approaches including the collection and interpretation of data. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 2510 Phlsphy/Tchnqs-Early Childhood

    Students will examine the basic concepts of a child's psychological and intellectual development in relation to methods and techniques appropriate to early care and education programs. Developmentally appropriate practices will be emphasized as they apply to the skills used with young children (birth to age 8), individually and in groups. Participation in observations and practice will be required. Prerequisite PSY 2520 and EDU 2210. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 2650 Award Winning Young Adult Lit

    Students will discuss and prepare to teach a wide variety of young adult literature in various cultural settings as they examine the defining components of the adolescent experience. This course will be of particular interest to students majoring in secondary education as well as those students who enjoy reading young adult literature as the class is a study of the variety of texts written for and about adolescents. Students will read and discuss a range of assigned and self selected award-winning books. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 7001 Intro to Working with Children

    Students will examine the skills needed to work with children and the key milestones in child development. Students will explore the importance of developing professionalism in the field of education to help shape the lives of children, the quality of life in our communities, and the future. By the end of the course, students will be able to determine if a career working with children is right for them. No Requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 7002 The Art of Play

    Students will explore the art of play. Play is critically important in the social and emotional development of a child, but is also important for adults. This course will take a multigenerational approach to play, exploring the free-spirited, free-form play of youth, the intellectual challenge of puzzles and games, and creative problem-solving exhibited in the board room. This course will examine the science behind the importance of play, the changing culture of play and gaming, and the innovative work aimed at improving personal and professional lives through play. No requisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • EDU 7503 Global Citizenship

    Students will understand the concept of global citizenship and the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes that are essential to taking an active role as a global citizen. Students will recognize the interconnectedness and impact of their local life experience to the global community. This course will prepare students to participate in intercultural teams and work or study abroad. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus