Secondary Education (SED)

SED 400 Principles of Effective Instruction in Secondary Education.(3) F, S, SS
Different models of education are examined. Appropriate teaching practices for each model are developed and applied to secondary school classrooms. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisite: PTPP admission.

SED 403 Principles, Curricula, and Methods. (3) F, S, SS
Advanced level of development of knowledge and skills of instructional planning and methods of teaching and evaluating in the secondary school. Observation/participation required. Corequisite: SED 496.

SED 478 Student Teaching in Secondary Schools. (3–12) F, S
The practice of teaching. The relationship of theory and practice in teaching. Prerequisite: two complete semesters of block or equivalent.

SED 480 Special Methods of Teaching Social Studies. (3) F, S
Interdisciplinary approaches; production and collection of materials.

SED 496 Field Experience. (0) F, S
Application of course content in a secondary school setting. Emphasis on observation, pupil management, planning and delivering instruction, and assessment. Corequisite: SED 403.

SED 501 Introduction to Effective Instruction. (6) F, S, SS
Introductory course for postbaccalaureate certification program in secondary education. Emphasis upon developing basic classroom management, instruction, and evaluation. Includes a field assignment of at least 120 hours. Prerequisite: admission to postbaccalaureate certification program.

SED 522 Secondary School Curriculum Development. (3) F, S, SS
Social processes, issues, principles, patterns, and procedures in curriculum development.

SED 533 Improving Instruction in Secondary Schools. (3) F, S, SS
Analyses of procedures, methods, techniques, and experiments in teaching in secondary schools. Prerequisites: SED 478, 578.

SED 577 Issues and Trends in Secondary Education. (3) N
Analyses of lay and professional reports; problems and issues in American secondary education. Prerequisites: SED 478, 578.

SED 578 Student Teaching in the Secondary Schools. (3–12) F, S
The practice of teaching. The relationship of theory and practice in teaching. Postbaccalaureate students only. Prerequisites: completion of approved postbaccalaureate program; a minimum 2.50 GPA; approval of the Office of Professional Field Experiences.

SED 588 Human Relations in the Secondary Schools. (3) A
Problems in human relations inherent in the interaction of pupils, teachers, administrators, nonprofessional staff, and laymen. Prerequisites: SED 478, 578.

SED 711 Secondary Curriculum Development. (3) S, SS
Theories and processes of developing curriculum; evaluation of research. Prerequisites: SED 478, 522 (or equivalent), 578.

SED 722 Improvement of Instruction in the Secondary School. (3) F
Evaluation of the research; issues and theories related to the improvement of instruction. Prerequisite: SED 533.

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