Elementary Education (EED)

EED 511 Principles of Curriculum Development. (3) F, S, SS
Contemporary curriculum theories. Curriculum as an interrelated entity. Principles of conceiving and effecting change.

EED 526 Communication Arts in the Elementary School. (3) S, SS
A critical examination of school language arts teaching, focusing on theoretical assumptions regarding oral- and written-language development.

EED 528 Social Studies in the Elementary School. (3) F, SS
Problems and trends of current programs. Development of a balanced and articulated program of social studies. Prerequisite: EED 355 or equivalent.

EED 529 Science in the Elementary School. (3) S
Problems and trends of current programs. Development of a balanced and articulated science program. Prerequisite: EED 320 or equivalent.

EED 530 Outdoor/Environmental Education. (3) SS
Use of various outdoor settings as laboratories for classroom-related experience, study, observation, inquiry, research, and recreation. Includes strategies and materials for developing environmental literacy.

EED 537 Mathematics in the Elementary School. (3) F, SS
Contemporary mathematics teaching. Content, materials, and approaches to instruction. Prerequisite: EED 380 or 402 or equivalent.

EED 578 Student Teaching in the Elementary School. (9–15) F, S
Supervised teaching for postbaccalaureate students, synthesized experience in curriculum, instruction, and classroom management. Prerequisites: completion of 21 hours of identified course work from an approved program of study; a GPA of 2.50 (postbaccalaureate nondegree) or 3.00 (postbaccalaureate degree); approval of Professional Field Experiences.

EED 581 Diagnostic Practices in Mathematics. (3) F, S
Specific skills in diagnosing/treating children's learning difficulties in mathematics. Includes practicum experiences, both on and off campus, in identifying strengths/weaknesses and initial remediation. Prerequisite: EED 380 or 402 or instructor approval.

EED 720 Language in Education. (3) A
Sociolinguistic seminar on language issues in education, including language acquisition, classroom interaction, language attitudes, relation language, and class-gender ethnicity.

Omnibus Graduate Courses: See omnibus graduate courses that may be offered.

1996–98 Graduate Catalog Table of Contents

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