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2010-11 Online Catalogue

Courses in Curriculum & Instruction (EDCI)

EDCI 200 - Contemporary Issues
Designed so that its content and structure may accommodate special issues not especially appropriate within the boundaries of an existing course. Pre/co-requisite: twelve hours in Education and related areas.
Credits: 6.00
EDCI 238 - Teach'g w/Global Perspective
Approaches to teaching global and multicultural issues: justice and human rights, peace, and the environment. Development of curriculum materials. Links between local and global concerns. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of Education and related areas.
Credits: 3.00
EDCI 295 - Laboratory Experience in Educ
Supervised fieldwork designed to give students experience in specialized areas for their professional development. Prerequisite: Permission of the Coordinator of Professional Laboratory Experiences.
Credits: 3.00
EDCI 296 - Laboratory Experience in Educ
Supervised fieldwork designed to give students experience in specialized areas for their professional development. Prerequisite: Permission of the Coordinator of Professional Laboratory Experiences.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EDCI 321 - Learning, Design & Technology
This course examines the relationship between learning theory and technology integration in K-12 classrooms and integrates backward design in standards-based units of study. Prerequisite: Teaching experience.
Credits: 3.00
EDCI 322 - Differentiation & Technology
This course enables educators to develop and utilize instructional frameworks based on current research related to differentiating instruction, universal design for learning and assistive technology.
Credits: 3.00
EDCI 323 - Inquiry and Technology
This course examines how technology can promote a student-centered active learning classroom environment that promotes problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Prerequisite: Prior teaching experience.
Credits: 3.00
EDCI 324 - Assessment and Technology
Students will cover assessment basics, the role of technology in education, information & knowledge management, and methods for integrating technology into assessment practice.
Credits: 3.00
EDCI 325 - Leadership and Technology
This course explores leadership and the role of the Integration Specialist and/or teacher leader in the context of educational technology integration planning.
Credits: 3.00
EDCI 333 - Curr Concepts/Planning/Develop
Overview of conceptions of curriculum for elementary and secondary education; examination of contemporary curriculum trends, issues; processes for initiating, planning, developing curriculum activities and programs. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of Education or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EDCI 363 - Analysis of Curr & Instruc Sem
A case study of the design, implementation, and evaluation of selected curricular and instructional improvements. Prerequisite: Ed.D. students have priority.
Credits: 3.00
EDCI 380 - Professional Problems in Ed
Designed to cover selected educational problems in depth. The major emphasis will be on intensive and critical analysis of the literature and practice in a given area.
Credits: 3.00
EDCI 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Thesis topic must be approved by a faculty committee. Credit as arranged.
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
EDCI 397 - Problems in Education
Individual work on a research problem selected by the student in consultation with a staff member. Pre/co-requisites: Twelve hours in Education and related areas; endorsement by a sponsoring faculty member.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00