Education - Classroom Instruction (K-12) Emphasis
ED502 Educational Issues (3 credits)
A study of historical and contemporary issues in education.
ED507 Diversity in Education (3 credits)
A study of the issues and approaches to educating a culturally and linguistically diverse population and those with learning difficulties.
ED508 Legal and Ethical Issues in Education (3 credits)
A study of legal issues, ethics, and moral philosophy with applications to the field of education.
ED521 Educational Research and Applications (3 credits)
A survey of qualitative and quantitative research methods and their applications to educational research.
CI560 Curriculum and Instruction in Literacy (3 credits)
An examination of the history of the school curriculum, the fundamentals of curriculum design, and methods of implementation for literacy.
CI561 Foundations of Literacy (K-12) (3 credits)
A survey of the historical and theoretical development of literacy education and expectations for becoming an effective literacy teacher.
CI562 Literacy Strategies for Grades K-6 (3 credits)
An investigation of literature and effective literacy strategies for the elementary classroom.
CI563 Literacy Strategies for Grades 7-12 (3 credits)
A review of adolescent literature and effective literacy strategies for learners in grades 7 through 12.
CI564 Assessment, Evaluation, and Supervision in Literacy Programs (K-12) (3 credits)
Administration and analysis of individual and group assessments and strategies for supervising literacy programs and communicating student progress.
ED590 Conducting Research and Completing the Capstone (3 credits)
A review and critical analysis of current educational research focused on a specific question. Students complete the capstone project.