Content with Disciplines : Education

Literacy Leadership Service-Learning Trip

EDUC-L 295 (1 cr.) & L296 (2 cr.), Literacy Leadership Service-Learning Trip L295 meets during the 2nd 8-week term of the spring semester; L296 is a summer service trip to Rwanda (30 days in July & August). TBD: Meeting date, time, and classroom Course Instructors Instructors of Record: Lauren Caldarera Assistant Director, Global Village Living-Learning Center Office: Global Village Living-Learning Center, Foster Martin Phone: 855-4264; Office Hours: By appointment Beth Lewis Samuelson Assistant Prof., Literacy, Culture and Language Education (LCLE) Office: IU School of Education, ED 3022. Phone: 856-8256. Office hours: By appointment Additional Instructor: Ali Nagle 5th grade reading…

Educational Psychology

Course Description: The goal of this course is to develop a working knowledge of various principles and theories based in the discipline of psychology and the practical application of these formulations to the teaching/learning process. The content includes theories of learning, motivation and intelligence; theories of cognitive, social, and emotional development; influences of social and cultural background on development and learning; assessment and evaluation; theoretical basis for instructional models; theoretical basis of strategies for managing the learning environment. Prerequisites: None. Concurrent enrollment in EDU 3150 is required for education minors. Required Texts: Woolfolk, Anita (2009).  Educational Psychology, Active Learning-11th edition,…

Education of Individuals with Exceptionalities

“Think about the kind of world we want to work and live in. What do we need to know to build that world?  Let’s teach each other.” (Adapted from Peter Kropolkin, Peace Calendar, War Resistors League, 1977) Course Description: Critical analysis of human beings considered exceptional (outside the norm) in learning and behavior. Topics include inter- and intra-individual differences comprising exceptionalities, issues surrounding identification and classification of individuals as exceptional, society’s responses to exceptional individuals, and societal challenges to develop the human potential of all persons. Textbook: Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today’s School’s by Ann & Rutherford Turnbull, Ed….

Community-based Research in Education

This course is designed as an introduction to conducting community-based research. This is research that has several distinct features, setting it apart from traditional social science research, particularly in its aims: to create change in a local community. These features underscore the collaborative nature of community-based research where researcher and community partners (a) define the research problem together, (b) develop methods appropriate to the needs of the community, (c) and offers the basis for creating meaningful change. Thus community-based research takes an activist stance toward research that is inherently democratic in the sense that researcher and community partners share their…

Secondary School Effective Instruction

Catalog Description 3 semester credits. A guided practicum experience including classroom instruction on learner characteristics, cooperative learning, management of student conduct, various domains of the Florida Performance Measurement System (FPMS) and the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices (FEAP). One day clinical practicum experience is required. Students are placed in schools according to the campus where the student has enrolled. Not offered in the summer. Course Connection to Conceptual Framework As reflective decision-makers, the students will make informed decisions, exhibit ethical behavior, and provide evidence of being capable professionals by appropriately interacting in the classroom with secondary school students and teachers, assisting…

Art: Elementary School

Catalog Description 2 Credits. Basic methods for teaching art in the elementary school. The development of skills and creative behavior in children. Course Connection to Conceptual Framework As a reflective decision-maker, the student makes informed and ethical decisions and provides evidence of being a capable professional by developing and presenting lessons that demonstrate a respect for the developmental characteristics of young children. Students demonstrate the ability to create artwork and evaluate historical and cultural artwork using knowledge of art elements and principles of art and aesthetic theory. Academic Service-Learning Due to the nature of the course content and the required…

Public Engagement and Higher Education

Course Description and Objectives Welcome to Public Engagement and Higher Education! This course is designed to introduce students to the study and practice of public engagement in higher education. During this nine-week session, students and instructors will consider the civic roles of postsecondary education institutions both past and present. Special attention will be paid to contemporary philosophies and practices of engagement, and how engagement is expressed in various institutional contexts. This course is designed for both practitioners and scholars who seek to deepen their understandings about the ways in which institutions might become more productively involved with communities they serve….

Contemporary Issues in Youth Development and Youth Policy: International and Spanish Context, A Praxis Experience in Theory, Research, Policy and Practice

Course Prerequisites: Students should have completed one or more of the following courses: Introduction to Anthropology, Political Science. Psychology, Sociology, Economics, and/or related subject matter. In addition, students should be able to read at an intermediate to advanced level in English and Spanish. Much of the subject matter will require a high level of bilingual transferability and shifting back and forth between sources, literature, and research written in both languages. Students will also be asked to access Internet and web based sites in the United States and through resources within the European Union and European Council. Youth Development and Youth…

Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Environments

I. COURSE IDENTIFICATION This course examines various components involved in developing high quality programs for children ages birth to eight. Students learn about the physical space children inhabit and how the child interacts with the space. The course involves a study of appropriate methods required to create an educational environment that is nurturing, stimulating, and welcoming for all children to explore. Discussions around developmentally appropriate practice ensure that students understand the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language needs of young learners. Students gain an understanding of these needs through a study of major learning and childhood development theories. Learning is…

Administration of Early Childhood Programs and Family/Community Relations

I. COURSE IDENTIFICATION This course explores collaboration with parents and with intra-and inter-agency teams as a basic framework to prepare students for administrative and leadership roles in the field of early childhood education, PreK-grade 3. The emphasis is on the importance of communication, teaming, and the assimilation of knowledge related to family/community partnerships; issues dealing with diversity; planning, implementing, and evaluating programs for all learners; leading and managing personnel; financing and budgeting; record keeping, and the establishment of policies and procedures in support of NAEYC Standards 2, 3, 4, and 5. PREREQUISITES: EDEC 1150 and EDUC 1115 Licensure/Accreditation Statement: This…

Teaching Movement in the Schools

Institution: University of Montana Discipline: Dance / Education / Physical Education Title: Teaching Movement in the Schools Instructor: Karen Kaufmann Model: Discipline-based Rating: 5 out of 5 DA 427 Teaching Movement in the Schools Course Requirements Class Attendance Attendance is extremely important. More than two absences will lower your grade. If you miss a class, it’s your responsibility to get the material you missed from someone else in the class. Lesson Plans (15%) Write 3 original “practice” lesson plans (specify age levels) “Space” due: September 18 “Time” due: October 1 “Energy” due: October 10 (peer assessment) Mid term Exam (20%)…

Adult Literacy Tutoring: Issues and Methods

Honors 390 Prof. James McKusick ADULT LITERACY TUTORING: ISSUES AND METHODS Course Description: This service learning course explores the principles and techniques pertaining to adult literacy tutoring. It introduces students to basic tutoring methods, provides background in the cultural, political, and social causes of illiteracy, and serves as a forum for discussion of issues surrounding civic literacy and social responsibility. Students will apply the concepts and skills they develop to actual tutoring experiences. The fieldwork component of this course requires that students spend four hours per week serving as tutors to functionally illiterate adults. Adult literacy tutoring will take place…

Health and Physical Education for Classroom Teachers

PED 316: Health & Physical Education for Classroom Teachers Fall Semester 2002 Dr. Judith Ausherman, CHES (Tuesday) – j.ausherman@csuohio.edu Ms. Rosemary Lassiter (Wednesday) – r.lassiter@csuohio.edu OFFICE/PHONE PE Building 222,(216) 687 4884 (HPERD main office X4870) (Ausherman) PE Building 213, (216) 687 4839 (HPERD main office X4870) (Lassiter) OFFICE HOURS: Monday & Tuesday 2:00 3:30 pm or by appointment REQUIRED READING Pettifor, B. (2001). Physical Education Methods for Classroom Teachers. Human Kinetics. Telljohann, S.; Symons, C; & Miller, D. (2001). Health Education in Elementary & Middle School. McGraw Hill. Ausherman, J. (2003). CSU Partners with Reach Out and Read Manual. CATALOGUE…

Curriculum Models and Assessment in Art

Kennesaw State University School of the Arts/Bagwell College of Education ARED 4410 Curriculum Models and Assessment in Art I. INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Sandra Bird Office in VA: 232 Office phone: 770-423-6435 Email: sbird@kennesaw.edu Office hours: MW 10 to 11, or by appointment II. TEXTS AND SUPPLIES: Dunn, P. (1995). Creating Curriculum in Art. Reston, VA: The National Art Education Association. Some readings/research will be available via internet. Additional readings will be copied and distributed to students. III . CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to prepare prospective art teachers to be able to plan and organize effective art programs and curricula,…

Perspectives in Human Ecology

Preparations for Fieldwork: Perspectives in Human Ecology Dwight Giles, Instructor Spring 1992 CLASS TIMES Section 1: Tuesday and Thursday, 10: 10 12:05, Room NC3 5 MVR Section 2: Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30 4:25, Room NG35 MVR OFFICE HOURS: Mondays, 1:30 4:00, and by appointment, Room 170d MVR TEACHING ASSISTANTS Michael Dill Susan Losee Steve Sharon Sharon Siegel Paul Weisenfeld Teaching Assistants’ Office Hours are posted on Room 154, MVR, they will also be distributed in class. COURSE GOAL The goal of FIS 200 is to provide pre-field students with instruction and practice field learning skills that will enable them to…

Understanding Literacy Development & Phonics

  Understanding Literacy Development & Phonics Dr. Oswald Office: Room 32, Zook Hall Phone: 330 972 5483 E mail: roswaldL@uakron.edu COURSE DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program. This is the first in a series of four courses designed to prepare pre-service teachers to teach reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills in an integrated manner. The foundations of literacy will be strongly emphasized, as will the role of comprehension, phonics, and functional spelling in language learning. Ten service learning hours are required outside of class. The use of technology in the literacy classroom will be integrated throughout the course. (IRA…

Education Organizing

Fall 2003 Tu/Th 10-11:30a.m. mark_warren@harvard.edu 447 Gutman Library office hours: TBA Staff Asst.: Melita Garrett 454 Gutman Library melita_garrett@gse.harvard.edu Course Description This course will focus on the role of community organizing in fostering school change. We will examine the large range of ways community groups and schools are promoting the active engagement of participants to improve education – whether that be parents, teachers, community residents, students, or the public at large. Within that context, we will examine efforts to foster collaborations among and between a wide array of stakeholders in education, including community organizations, school personnel, school system administration, unions,…

Creative Arts for the Young Child

ECE 156 – 001 Fall 2002 Instructor: Mellisa A. Clawson, Ph.D. Office Location: 201A Franklin Hall E-mail: mellisa.clawson@maine.edu Class Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30 1:45 p.m. Office Hours: Monday 2:00 4:00 p.m., Tuesday 9:30 11:30 a.m., Thursday 10:30 11:30 a.m. (These hours are set the first two weeks of classes only; regularly scheduled hours will be announced in class). Required Text: There is no required text for this course. Articles will be distributed in class. (Please see the List of Readings below). Course Overview: The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with approaches to the creative arts in…

Community-Based Research in Urban Settings

Introduction and Background to the Course In November 1999, the DU/Northwestside Schools Partnership received funding to collaborate with the Piton Foundation in a research and evaluation component of the DeWitt-Wallace/Beacon Project Evaluation. Beacons are extended-service schools—schools that open before the start of the traditional academic day and offer a range of enriching activities in the afternoon through evening hours, as well as on weekends and over the summer. Their purpose is to answer the pressing need for productive and meaningful activities for children and youth during the non-school hours. There are three Beacon sites in Denver: Cole Beacon Neighborhood Center,…

Adolescent Development

BLAU 203 W 1:00-3:45 PM OFFICE HOURS: M W 10:00-11:30 AM, & by appt., 122 Children’s School, nr. Harkness Chapel, COURSE DESCRIPTION and OBJECTIVES. An examination of adolescence and youth with emphasis on personal, real-life, and timely topics that can be tied to current scholarly inquiry. This course will include lectures, group and class discussions, and multimedia presentations. Relative to the goals of the course, students will: consider the historical and social contexts of adolescent development; learn theories regarding the physical, cognitive, psychosocial, sexual, and moral development of adolescents; be exposed to current research and theory on risk factors affecting…