Term: Fall 2017
Subject: Secondary Education
Students are introduced to a variety of uses for information technology in education with particular applications to stimulate and manage a student-centered classroom.
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
Participants in this class examine adolescent developmental and learning theories. A Service Learning requirement allows students to apply understanding in the context of instructional settings. Prerequisites: EDTE 001 or EDFS 002 or instructor permission.
Field-experience in secondary setting. Focus on school culture and student needs while documenting effectiveness in one-on-one teaching. Professional attributes/dispositions are critically assessed. Pre/co-requisite: EDFS 203/EDSC 207.
Theory and methods of reading/writing explored in the context of literacy. Focus on reading, writing, speaking and critical thinking across disciplines. Cultural contexts explored. Pre/co-requisites: EDSC 207 and EDSC 209.
Development of methods related to secondary school teaching. Study and application of constructivist learning theory, differentiation, authentic assessment in planning. Focus on cross-disciplinary collaboration. Co-requisite: EDSC 215.
Collaboration with professional teachers in design and implementation of effective instruction, with special focus on developing programs in a high school setting. Prerequisite: EDSC 203, EDSC 207, EDSC 209, EDSC 215, EDSC 216, and Special Methods.
Analysis of planning, curriculum design, teaching, evaluation and classroom management from the perspective of research and practice. Individual tasks culminate in production of a licensure portfolio. Co-requisite: EDSC 226.