ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
Elementary Education (EED)

EED 334 Children’s Literature and Elementary School Curriculum. (3)
fall and spring
Selecting and using children’s literature in various curriculum areas in elementary school classrooms with diverse student populations. Lecture, discussion, lab. Cross-listed as RDG 334. Credit is allowed for only EED 334 or RDG 334. Prerequisite: professional program admission. Corequisite: DCI 396 or EED 496.

EED 420 Science Methods, Management, and Assessment in the Elementary School. (3)
fall and spring
Examines philosophies of science and how these relate to the implementation, management, and assessment of science teaching. Lecture, discussion, lab. Fee. Prerequisite: ITC admission.

EED 433 Language Arts Methods, Management, and Assessment in the Elementary School. (3)
fall and spring
Theory on the social nature of oral and written language and congruent teaching, management, and assessment practices. Lecture, discussion, lab. Corequisite: EED 455.

EED 444 Organizing the Classroom Culture. (1)
fall and spring
Examines how teachers can create and maintain a classroom learning community within the context of an elementary school program. Discussion, workshop, lab. Prerequisite: ITC admission.

EED 455 Social Studies Methods, Management, and Assessment in the Elementary School. (3)
fall and spring
Teaching methods, classroom management strategies, and assessment techniques for social studies instruction in the elementary grades. Lecture, discussion, lab. Prerequisite: ITC admission.

EED 478 Student Teaching in the Elementary School. (3 – 15)
fall and spring
Supervised teaching in the area of specialization. Synthesized experience in curriculum, instruction, and classroom management. Fee. Prerequisite: ITC admission.

EED 480 Mathematics Methods, Management, and Assessment in the Elementary School. (3)
fall and spring
Beginning course in the teaching, management, and assessment of mathematics in grades K – 8. Lecture, discussion, lab. Prerequisite: ITC admission.

EED 496 Field Experience. (0)
fall and spring
Applies course content in a K – 8 school classroom. Emphasizes observation, pupil management, planning and delivery of instruction, and assessment. Fee.

EED 498 Pro-Seminar. (1 – 7)
not regularly offered
Possible topics:

(a)Language and Learning. (3)
General Studies: L

EED 511 Principles of Curriculum Development. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Contemporary curriculum theories. Curriculum as an interrelated entity. Principles of conceiving and effecting change.

EED 526 Communication Arts in the Elementary School. (3)
spring and summer
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)
fall and summer
Problems and trends of current programs. Development of a balanced and articulated program of social studies.

EED 529 Science in the Elementary School. (3)
spring
Problems and trends of current programs. Development of a balanced and articulated science program.

EED 530 Outdoor/Environmental Education. (3)
summer
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)
fall and summer
Contemporary mathematics teaching. Content, materials, and approaches to instruction.

EED 538 Teaching Social Studies with Literature. (3)
fall and summer
Develops the rationale, resources, and strategies for adopting a literature-based approach to social studies teaching in grades K – 8. Lecture, discussion, cooperative learning. Prerequisite: EED 455 (or its equivalent).

EED 578 Student Teaching in the Elementary School. (3 – 15)
fall and spring
Supervised teaching for postbaccalaureate students, synthesized experience in curriculum, instruction, and classroom management. Fee. Prerequisites: completion of 21 hours of identified course work from an approved program of study; GPA of 2.50 (postbaccalaureate nondegree) or 3.00 (postbaccalaureate degree); approval of the Office of Professional Field Experiences.

EED 581 Diagnostic Practices in Mathematics. (3)
fall and spring
Specific skills in diagnosing and treating children’s learning difficulties in mathematics. Includes practicum experiences, both on and off campus, in identifying strengths and weaknesses and initial remediation. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

EED 584 Internship. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

EED 598 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered
Possible topics:

(a)Using Math Manipulatives/Elementary Schools
Fee.
(b)Using Math Manipulatives/Middle Schools
Fee.

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

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