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T ED - Teacher Education


2012-2014 Catalog

T ED - Teacher Education

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Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
T ED 189Teacher Education Elective1.00 - 99.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
T ED 200Introduction to Education3.00
Fosters the study of the historical, philosophical, and social foundations underlying the development and purpose of education and current trends and issues in K-12 education in the United States and in Wisconsin. Topics include legal, political, and economic aspects; the governance of education; and roles and responsibilities of various educational agencies and professional associations. Following this course, the student should be ready to begin an intensive study of and make a commitment to education as a career. Includes up to 20 hours of field experience.
Prerequisites:
Passing score on the Pre Professional Skills Test (PPST), and satisfactory completion (C minimum) of WRIT 101, WRIT 102, MATH or CSCI required of major, COMM 110, and HHP 102.
T ED 253Human Development3.00
Examines theories of human development from birth through adolescence. Focuses on physical, social, emotional, and cognitive aspects of development in relation to student learning. Explores contexts that shape development, including family, culture, community, environment, and schools. Includes up to 10 hours of field experience.
T ED 270Multicultural Education3.00
Supports an intensive study of diversity in U.S. schools reflecting the value of a pluralistic, multicultural society. Examines intersections of race, ethnicity, culture, class, gender, and exceptionality in education. Critically examines issues related to prejudice and discrimination. Focuses on anti-oppressive strategies effective in providing all students equitable opportunities to succeed academically. Includes up to 50 hours of field experience. TB test and receipt of a passing criminal background report are prerequisite for taking this course.
T ED 289Teacher Education Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
T ED 300Theories of Student Learning3.00
Focuses on the study of learning theories and principles that guide the organization of successful educational experiences for pre K-12 students. Emphasis on the advantages and limitations of learning theories, different theories of learning and their advantages and limitations. Also addresses the relationship of diversity motivation and management to learning. Includes up to 15 hours of field experience.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
T ED 339Instructional and Assessment Strategies3.00
Focuses on the study and implementation of the essential skills needed for successful teaching in the middle and secondary schools. Emphasis on current and traditional models, instructional planning and lesson development/implementation, and measurement and evaluation in the classroom. Includes up to 15 hours of field experience.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
T ED 381Selected Topics and Problems in the Area of Teacher Education1.00 - 3.00
Offered only as Continuing Education credits. May be taken in several units provided a different topic or program is studied each time as requested.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
T ED 389Teacher Education Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
T ED 407The Middle School and its Students3.00
Provides students with an understanding of the history, philosophy, organization, curriculum, teaching patterns, and particular student needs of middle-level educational institutions. Particular emphasis placed on the planning and maintenance of a school and classroom environment suited to middle-level students to prepare middle-level teachers with the background necessary to teach and work in middle-level schools with students aged 10-14. Includes up to 10 hours of middle-level field experience.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for this course is Admission to the Teacher Education Program and having completed at least one of the following: NSED 321, MTHED 323, SSED 331, T ED 339, ENGED 370, or current teacher certification.
T ED 441Student Teaching in the Elementary/Middle School4.00 - 12.00
Provides student teaching experience in the elementary/middle school (Wisconsin MC-EA licensure: ages 6-12/13; grades 1-7/8). This is a full-day teaching experience. A minimum of 12 semester hours of student teaching is required for certification. Students wishing certification at more than two levels will be required to complete additional student teaching placements. Department consent is required to enroll in this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
T ED 442Student Teaching in the Middle/Secondary School4.00 - 12.00
Provides student teaching experience in the middle/secondary school (ages 10-18; grades 5-12). This is a full-day teaching experience. A minimum of 12 semester hours of student teaching is required for certification. Students seeking certification in more than two areas will be required to complete additional student teaching placements. Department consent is required to enroll in this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
T ED 443Student Teaching in Special Areas-Early Childhood-Adolescence (4-18)4.00 - 18.00
Provides student teaching experience in the special areas (art, music, and physical education) covering early childhood through adolescence (birth-age 18). This is a full-day teaching experience. A minimum of 12 semester hours of student teaching is required for certification. If a student wishes certification in another major or more than one minor, additional student teaching placements will be required. Department consent is required to enroll in this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
T ED 444Student Teaching in Pre-School2.00 - 4.00
Provides student teaching experience at the pre-school level (birth-age 4). Enrollment restricted to elementary education majors completing a minor in Early Childhood Education. Department consent is required to enroll in this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program, and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
T ED 445Supervised Practice for Inservice Teachers (3-9)3.00 - 9.00
A student teaching experience for participating and experienced teachers, combining supervised practice, directed studies, and self-evaluation of teaching. Open only to teachers with two or more years of teaching experience but who need additional student teaching for certification. The teacher must have the approval of the school district before enrolling in this course. Department consent is required to enroll in this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program, and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
T ED 446Student Teaching Kindergarten4.00 - 6.00
Provides student teaching experience with kindergarten-age children in the elementary school. Enrollment restricted to Elementary Education majors completing the Early Childhood minor. Department consent is required to enroll in this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
T ED 448Internship in Elementary /Middle School Teaching6.00 - 12.00
Experience in student teaching in pre-school, kindergarten (ages 4-5), or elementary/middle school education (ages 6-12/13; grades 1-7/8) for selected elementary majors. This is a one-placement teaching experience for a full semester of the cooperating school. Department consent is required to enroll in this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
T ED 449Internship in Middle/Secondary School Teaching6.00 - 12.00
Experience in student teaching in middle/secondary education (ages 10-18; grades 5-12) for selected secondary majors. This is a one-placement teaching experience for a full semester of the cooperating school. Department consent is required to enroll in this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
T ED 450Internship in Special Areas Teaching K-126.00 - 12.00
Experience in student teaching in special areas for selected special areas majors (art, music, and physical education). This is a one-placement teaching experience for a full semester of the cooperating school. Department consent is required to enroll in this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program, and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
T ED 494Principles and Practices of Inclusive Teaching3.00
Involves the principles inherent in the educational process for integrating children with exceptional needs into the general education school environment (K-12). Emphasizes application of these principles so that students are successful both academically and socially, and that all students within the system benefit. Designed specifically for the study of the inclusion of students with special educational needs into the general education program and development of teacher skills and knowledge to support this placement.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Ed Program, and completion of T ED 300, T ED 339 or ENGED 370 or at least two of the following: NSED 321, MTHED 323, or SSED 331.
T ED 499Directed Studies in Teacher Education0.50 - 6.00
Allows the student with special needs and interests to pursue particular areas and problems in education. The problem and/or plan of study requires approval of the instructor within the department who will be directing the study.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
T ED 581Selected Topics and Problems in the Area of Teacher Education1.00 - 3.00
Offered only as Continuing Education credits. May be taken in several units provided a different topic or program is studied each time as requested.
T ED 589Teacher Education Elective1.00 - 99.00
Teacher Education Elective
T ED 607The Middle School and its Students3.00
Provides students with an understanding of the history, philosophy, organization, curriculum, teaching patterns, and particular student needs of middle-level educational institutions. Particular emphasis placed on the planning and maintenance of a school and classroom environment suited to middle-level students to prepare middle-level teachers with the background necessary to teach and work in middle-level schools with students aged 10-14. Includes up to 10 hours of middle-level field experience.
Prerequisites:
Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
T ED 686Administration of Child Development Programs3.00
Focuses on the rapidly changing field of child development programming. Emphasis on developing the business skills and knowledge that every director must have: funding, budgeting, selecting, training and supervising staff, housing the program, purchasing the equipment, and implementing a standards-based evaluation for the program. Specific licensing procedures, grant writing, and program accreditation are also covered in considerable depth. Designing accessible programs for both typical and atypically developing children is emphasized. Includes up to 10 hours of field experience in child development programs.
T ED 689Teacher Education Elective1.00 - 99.00
Teacher Education Elective
T ED 694Principles and Practices of Inclusive Teaching3.00
Involves the principles inherent in the educational process for integrating children with exceptional needs into the general education school environment (K-12). Emphasizes application of these principles so that students are successful both academically and socially, and that all students within the system benefit. Designed specifically for the study of the inclusion of students with special educational needs into the general education program and development of teacher skills and knowledge to support this placement.
T ED 699Directed Studies in Teacher Education0.50 - 6.00
Allows the student with special needs and interests to pursue particular areas and problems in education. The problem and/or plan of study requires approval of the instructor within the department who will be directing the study.
T ED 711Mathematics Assessment and Strategies2.00
Examines assessment procedures and teaching strategies appropriate to providing instruction to students having difficulty learning mathematics. Emphasis on differentiating and adapting existing curriculum to assist all students in reaching the goals of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM 2000).
T ED 712Education for the 21st Century3.00
Fosters the study of historical, philosophical, and social foundations underlying the development, purposes, organization, and issues of K-12 education in the USA. Topics also include legal, ethical, political, and economic aspects, governance, roles and responsibilities of agencies and associations, and trends. [Paper on development of content specialization as an educational area and present practices and pedagogical issues would be a course assignment.] Basics in multicultural and non-sexist education, positive and appropriate portrayal of diversity, disabilities, and instructional strategies that build inclusivity are covered. (15 hours of observation and or tutoring.) Course specifically supports professional development in relation to Wisconsin teacher standards 1, 9, and 10 toward Professional Educator licenses; and INTASC and National Board Standards. (Sequence level 1)
T ED 713Development and Learning Theories3.00
Examines theories of typical and atypical child and adolescent development (physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and moral). Special emphasis is given to understanding and applications of learning theories and approaches that fit with development levels and enhance learning. Course begins to address diverse learners, motivation, management, and climate for learning that is appropriate for developmental levels. (15 hours of observation and or tutoring.) Course specifically supports professional development in relation to Wisconsin teacher standards 1, 2, 3 and 4 toward Professional Educator licenses; and INTASC and National Board Standards. (Sequence level 1)
T ED 724Teaching as Reflective Decision Making: Professional Development for 21st Century3.00
Students clarify their professional needs and philosophies using understandings of current issues and license renewal processes, and reflective tasks regarding their own practice. For Wisconsin teachers and other teachers building a professional development plan/portfolio, this course offers support in identifying and reflecting on professional strengths and weaknesses in relation to standards in the field, and setting goals for professional development, as required by license renewal under Wisconsin PI34. Course specifically supports professional development in relation to Wisconsin teacher standards 1, 9, and 10 toward both the Professional and Master Educator licenses; and INTASC and National Board Standards.
T ED 734Current Developments in Student Learning and Their Applications3.00
Study of foundational and recent theories in student learning, motivation, and learning environments, and their practical implementation in today's k-12 classroom. Focuses on how students learn and how to effect student engagement. Course specifically supports professional development in relation to Wisconsin teacher standards 2, 3, 5 and 6 toward both the Professional and Master Educator licenses; and INTASC and National Board Standards.
T ED 739Workshop in Supervision of Student Teachers1.00
Participants are informed of the policies, procedures and methods used in the supervision of student teachers at UW-Superior. Aimed primarily at teachers who teach subjects and grade levels for which there are shortages of approved cooperating teachers.
T ED 740Seminar in Supervision of Student Teachers/Interns2.00
Study of policies, procedures and methods used in supervision of student teachers and interns. Open to those who are actual or potential supervisors of student teachers and interns, and is a requirement for teachers who will serve as cooperating teachers in the student teaching and internship program.
T ED 741Using Educational Assessment to Inform Practice3.00
Study of the principles followed in constructing, using and analyzing formal and informal assessment tasks, tools, standardized tests and results of educational research in the classroom. Course specifically supports professional development in relation to Wisconsin teacher standards 3, 8 and 10 toward both the Professional and Master Educator licenses; and INTASC and National Board standards.
T ED 744Trends in Curricular and Instructional Practices3.00
Engages teachers in analyzing and reflecting on current developments and practices in curriculum planning and instructional strategies in k-12 classrooms. Course specifically supports professional development in relation to Wisconsin teacher standards 1, 4, and 7 toward both the Professional and Master Educator licenses; and INTASC and National Board standards.
T ED 750Research Foundations of Education3.00
Research process as it relates to classroom teaching. Focus is on research design and methodology (quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods) as well as the practitioner's role in initiating and utilizing research. Students create a research proposal and plan. Course specifically supports professional development in relation to Wisconsin Teacher Standards 6, 7, 8 and 10.
T ED 752Educational Research Project3.00
Students design and carry out a research project with the advice and approval of the advisor and special area consultant. Upon completion and approval of the research project by the advisor and consultant, the student gives an oral presentation of the paper to faculty and students. Course specifically supports professional development in relation to Wisconsin Teacher Standards 7, 8 and 9. Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
T ED 781Independent Study1.00 - 4.00
Specially designed studies to allow the graduate student to pursue specific areas of need or interest. Approval of the topic of study and the plan of study by the instructor directing the study is required before enrollment.
T ED 789Teacher Education Elective1.00 - 99.00
Teacher Education Elective

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