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EDCE 6000C How Children Learn Mathematics: Birth - Grade 2

Development of young children's spatial, numerical, and logical reasoning as the basis for instructional decision-making in mathematics teaching. Teaching materials, developmentally-appropriate investigations, and pedagogical techniques that facilitate children's different ways of constructing ideas, strategies, and models in mathematics.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MATH 18000 and either MATH 18500 or EDCE 5950C, or equivalent courses (6 cr.)

Contact Hours

Includes 15 hours of fieldwork. 3 hr./wk.

EDCE 6000K Introduction to the Education of Emergent Bilingual Students with Disabilities

Course content focuses upon the needs of learners with disabilities who are in the process of acquiring skills in English, culturally responsive practices, and collaboration with culturally and linguistically diverse families. Topics of study include: special education law, disability categories, differentiation, strategies for instruction and assessment, co-teaching models, and classroom management. This course presents disability as natural human variation and an essential feature of diversity in a multicultural society.

Credits

3

Contact Hours

Includes 15 hours of fieldwork. 3 hr./wk.

EDCE 6100C How Children Learn Mathematics: Grades 1-6

Mathematical development of children from primary to upper elementary grades through their action and exploration. Candidates plan for differentiated instruction and assessment of students with diverse abilities.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

EDCE 5950C.

Contact Hours

Includes 15 hours of fieldwork. 3 hr./wk.

EDCE 6100K Assessing the Educational Needs of Language Minority Students with Disabilities

This course examines the impact of second language, cultural variables, and bilingualism on academic test performance. Participants will learn to assess educational environments, previous educational experiences, administer norm-referenced tests and criterion-referenced tests in English and in the non-English language. Both formal and informal assessment techniques will be studied.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

EDUC 6000K.

Contact Hours

Includes 20 hours practicum. 3 hr./wk.

EDCE 6200C Mathematics Inquiry for Pre-K to 6 Teachers

Includes mathematics content and pedagogy; focuses on selected topics in number, geometry, algebra and probability; attention to National Council of Teachers of Mathematics content and process standards, analysis of students' work; and analysis, design and assessment of mathematics curriculum. Technology used throughout to study grade-appropriate classrooms. For professional certification candidates only.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

EDCE 6000C or the equivalent.

Contact Hours

3 hr./wk.

EDCE 6200K Language Minority Families and the Special Education System

This course examines current and historical perspectives on parent involvement in the special education of children and youth with disabilities. Emphasis on understanding the views of exceptionalities and family involvement held by language minority families. Focuses on strategies, activities, and materials that will facilitate school and family collaboration.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

EDUC 6000K.

Contact Hours

3 hr./wk.

EDCE 6400C Teaching Content (Math, Science, Social Studies) with Language Arts in English and an Additional Language

This course is designed to develop an interdisciplinary approach to teaching Math, Science and Social Studies using both English and an additional language. Candidates will explore interdisciplinary content methodologies and approaches to supporting language learning. The course will also focus on materials and resources for planning and integrating content-area learning experiences.

Credits

3

Contact Hours

Includes 10 hours of fieldwork. 3 hr./wk.

EDCE 6500C Methods of Teaching English Language Arts to Bilingual English Language Learners (7-Adult)

This course is designed to help participants develop instructional experiences that provide for the acquisition of second-language literacy (English) in literary and content area texts for students (Grade 7-Adult) whose cultural background differs from that of the majority culture. While focusing primarily on practical approaches to teaching literacy, the course will also address theoretical issues that underlie the development and implementation of effective strategies to support English language learners.

Credits

3

Contact Hours

Includes 10 hours of fieldwork. 3 hr./wk.

EDCE 6600C Assessment for Multilingual Learners

This course explores issues of assessment with multilingual learners in US schools. It equips teacher candidates with the skills needed to develop and implement effective assessment instruments, assess student learning, and analyze student work to inform future instruction. The course also provides a critical understanding of the larger policy context. 

Credits

3

Contact Hours

3 hr. /wk. Includes 10 hours of fieldwork.

EDCE 6601C Practicum I in TESOL

Teacher candidates investigate how theoretical foundations of teaching English as an additional language are implemented in classrooms. Under field supervision, candidates will plan and teach in either P-6 or 7-12 classrooms. In the accompanying seminar, candidates critically analyze the teaching practices in their learning environments.: Pass/Fail course.

Credits

3

Contact Hours

3 hr. /wk. Fieldwork requirement: 15 days

EDCE 6602C Practicum II in TESOL

Teacher candidates investigate how theoretical foundations of teaching English as an additional language are implemented in classrooms. Under field supervision, candidates will plan and teach in either P-6 or 7-12 classrooms. Pass/Fail Course

Credits

1

Contact Hours

1 hr./wk. Fieldwork Requirement: 5 days

EDCE 6604C Practicum in Adult TESOL

Teacher candidates investigate how theoretical foundations of teaching English as an additional language are implemented in classrooms. Under field supervision, candidates will plan and teach in adult ESL settings. In the accompanying seminar, candidates critically analyze the teaching practices in their learning environments. Pass/ Fail course.

Credits

3

Contact Hours

3 hr./wk. Fieldwork requirement 10 days

EDCE 6700C Contrastive Phonology of English and Other Languages for Teachers

Advanced study of the phonology of English and its contrasts with other languages. Areas of difficulty for second-language learners. Pedagogical strategies.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

EDCE 2600C.

Contact Hours

3 hr./wk.

EDCE 6800C Grammar and its Pedagogy: English and Other Languages

Advanced study of the grammar of English, with strategies for application in bilingual and second-language classrooms. Students will be given the opportunity to contrast aspects of grammar of English with that of other languages.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

EDCE 2600C.

Contact Hours

Includes 10 hours of fieldwork. 3 hr./wk.

EDCE 6900C Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages II (Grade 7 - 12)

Methods and materials for teaching English to non-native speakers grades 7-Adult, with a focus on communicative and content-based instruction; appropriateness of various techniques, resources, and assessments for different learning styles, language and cultural backgrounds, age and proficiency levels, including gifted and talented students and those with special developmental needs; history of ESOL teaching, and the links between teaching practice and theories of language and language learning. The course includes attention to the specific discourse and text formats in the content areas of mathematics, science and technology, social studies, and the arts.

Credits

3

Contact Hours

Includes 10 hours of fieldwork. 3 hr./wk.