CPS:Master of Education-Urban Ed (elem)
EDEL 661 - Elementary Methods II
Studies the theories of teaching math, science, health, and physical education. Provides opportunity for observing, helping, preparing and teaching lessons as well as for assessing learning. Includes working with students individually, in small groups, and with the whole classroom. Requires a practicum component.
EDEL 690 - Student Teaching: Elementary
Requires working in a classroom full time (300-600 student contact hours) under the supervision of a licensed teacher of the same endorsement in an accredited school. Provides opportunity to observe, develop lessons, assess learning, and teach large and small groups as well as individualized lessons. Attends appropriate in-services or faculty meetings and becomes a part of the school community.
EDFD 620 - Excptnl Child/Regular Classrm
Examines those students with special needs including the gifted and talented and how to educate them in the regular classroom. Instructs how to identify various exceptionalities, legal standards, and modification and adaptations for learning.
EDFD 630 - Educational Psychology
Focuses on human learning, motivation, and development. Investigates the relationship between individual differences related to learners cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical development and instruction. Emphasizes use of instructional technology.
Cross listing(s): EDFD 630N EDFD 690F MLS 654G.
EDFD 641 - Children's/Adlscnt Literature
Studies the various genres of early childhood, children's and adolescent literature. Emphasizes the history of this literature, the analysis and evaluation of its literary elements and the discussion of the value issues raised in various literary pieces. Includes the integration of early childhood, children's and adolescent literature in instruction.
EDFD 670 - The Effective Classroom
Explores the classroom management and the development of an effective classroom. Emphasizes classroom setup, establishing rapport, setting routines and procedures, management techniques, and conditions of learning in the K-12 environment.
EDRG 644 - Teaching Reading and Writing
Provides graduate students with a variety of methods for teaching reading and writing. Uses current methodologies, research-based instructional practices, and ongoing assessment. Includes instruction and application of the five essential components of reading instruction. Note: Field experience required.
EDRS 643 - Research Project
Provides the opportunity to execute the research proposal prepared in EDRS 642. Emphasizes quality research at the graduate level. Includes projects that are field based and have a practical component. Evaluates work based upon the University outcomes and graduate level requirements.
Cross listing(s): EDFD 643.
MAE 605M - Multicultural Perspectives
Participants will reflect on their culture and the cultural perspectives of others, issues of social justice, and societal structures which impact the success of individual students and programs. Participants will address issues of discrimination and examine their own beliefs and how these impact their roles as educators.
Cross listing(s): ED 651.
MAE 665E - Teaching Strategies for CLD Educators
Instructs participants in research-based methods and examines effective content-based instructional strategies for teaching English to CLD learners. Participants will adapt curriculum materials and learn differentiation techniques. Constructivist and sheltered teaching methodologies will be discussed and demonstrated.
MAE 665G - Linguistics I: Lang Acquisition
Provides the participant with information concerning first and second language acquisition theory. Explores the structure and function of the English language including linguistics, applied linguistics, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics. Process learning will be explored and modeled.
MAE 665H - Foundations of Ed for CLD Educators
Provides an overview of the history and legislation related to CLD learners and a survey of bilingual and ESL programs. Models, philosophies and theoretical underpinnings of programs for the CLD will be discussed. Strategies for collaboration with, inclusion of, and advocacy for, diverse students and their families will be explored.
MAE 665I - Assessment for CLD Education
Develops skills for design, evaluation and critique of a variety of formative and summative assessments for CLD learners. Participants will apply this learning through a case study and design of a differentiated assessment based on language proficiency level.
MAE 665P - Literacy for CLD Education
Focuses on developing reading literacy skills with a focus on differentiation for CLD learners and applies research-based reading strategies in their course of study. A plan for instruction and academic language supports will be developed using the teaching and learning cycle, process learning principles, and a focus on the importance of family literacy.
MAE 665R - Linguistics II: Form & Function
Explores English language grammatical structures and incorporates grammar explanations into sheltered lessons for K-12 CLD learners. Development of appropriate language objectives for language and content lessons will be emphasized.
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take one (1) Practicum course from MAE 665K or MAE 665L