2012-2014 Catalog

2012-14 Undergraduate Catalog

Educational Leadership

Mission Statement Top of Page

The Department of Educational Leadership focuses on programs and coursework common to all professionals working in K-12 education. This focus includes administrative, counseling services, and teaching personnel. Coursework focuses on knowledge, skills and dispositions required across all subject areas and all ages.

Faculty and Staff Top of Page

Bednar Munsell, Suzanne - Academic Department Associate

Bergum, Tamara - Lecturer, Counseling Prof

Burdge, Maryjane - Assistant Professor

Churchill, Mary - Asst. Professor

Clark, Orvin - Professor

Cox, Heather - Lecturer

Craig, David - Sr Lecturer

Flaig, Amy - Field Experience and edTPA

Griffith, Suzanne - Professor, Counseling

Hulce, Carol - Asst Prof, School Counseling

Hyland, Elaine - Office Associate

Kamrath, Barry - Senior Lecturer Ed. Lead.

Ketola, Michael - Lecturer, Teacher Educ

Korsch, Mary Anne - Volunteer

Krieg, Tanya - Senior Lecturer

Kronzer, Terri - Assoc Prof, Dean of Grad Study

Larson, Jon - Senior Lecturer

Larson Kidd, Susan - Sr Lecturer, Special Education

Lau, Jason - Sr Lecturer

Lee-Nichols, Mary - Asst. Professor

Masterson, Susan - Assistant Professor

McGlasson, Terry - Assistant Professor

Mirasola, Phillip - Teaching Supervisor

Mitchell, Harry - Teaching Supervisor

Oling, Lee - Sr Lecturer, Counseling

Paul, John - Asst Professor, Counseling

Pernu, Sally - Lecturer, Special Educ

Rady, Tammy - Academic Dept Associate

Sauter, James - Senior Lecturer

Seifert, Olivia - Advisor/Recruiter

Strewler, Thomas - Sr Lecturer, Teacher Educ

Tibaldo, Lanny - Senior Lecturer

Trowbridge, Chad - Sr Lecturer

Tusken, Thomas - Lecturer

Wright, Sandra - Lecturer

Majors Top of Page

Course Descriptions Top of Page

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COUN - Guidance & Counselor EducationTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
COUN 481Seminars in Counselor Education0.50 - 3.00
Selected topics and problems in counselor education. May be taken in several units provided a different topic or problem is studied each time.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
COUN 489Counseling and Psychological Professions Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
COUN 499Independent Study1.00 - 3.00
Independent study approach to topics are designed in counseling to allow the student to explore particular areas of interest beyond the stated curriculum.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
 
MTHED - Mathematics EducationTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
MTHED 189Mathematics Education Elective0.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MTHED 305Tutoring Practicum1.00 - 3.00
Tutoring practicum designed for secondary mathematics teaching majors and minors to develop competencies in mathematics content tutoring skills and interpersonal relations needed in peer tutoring with college students. Permission of Student Support Services lab supervisor required. Limited enrollment.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed MATH 240 with a grade of C- or better.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MTHED 322Using Mathematical Learning Processes in the Elementary /Middle School Content Areas3.00
A learner-center approach methods course focusing on the theories, models, and strategies for effectively understanding and teaching mathematics concepts and skills in the five content areas to elementary/middle school children (ages 6-12/13; grades 1-7/8). National and state standards guide the conceptual framework for this course. Topics include Numbers and Operations; Measurement; Geometry; Data Analysis and Probability; and Algebra.
Prerequisites:
MTHED 230 with a grade of C or better.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MTHED 323Teaching Elementary/Middle School Mathematics3.00
Study of the theories, models and strategies for teaching mathematics concepts and skills to elementary/middle school children (ages 6-12/13; grade 1-7/8). National and state standards guide the conceptual framework for this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MTHED 322, or instructor permission, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Other, Refer to Catalog
MTHED 339Teaching Mathematics and Computer Science in the Secondary School3.00
General principles and problems of teaching mathematics in grades 5-12. Topics include: organizing teaching activities; teaching materials and resources; and current methodology. Student activities include classroom presentations, a formal paper, and 20-25 hours of laboratory experience.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is Junior Status, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
 
NSED - Natural Sciences EducationTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
NSED 321Teaching Elementary/Middle School Science3.00
Study of the theories, models and strategies for teaching science concepts and skills to elementary/middle school children (ages 6-12/13; grades 1-7/8). National and state standards guide the conceptual framework for this course. Kindergarten pedagogical issues addressed to comply with Minnesota licensure requirements. Prerequisites: General Education science requirements for the Elementary Education major.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Other, Refer to Catalog
NSED 339Teaching Science in the Secondary School3.00
General principles and problems of teaching science in the secondary schools. Emphasis on organizing activities for teaching, materials, resources, current methodology, and participation in the classroom. (Lecture three hours)
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is Junior Status, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
 
SPED - Special EducationTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
SPED 189Special Education Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
SPED 283The Exceptional Child3.00
Introduction to special education. An overview of the various groupings of individuals with exceptionalities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act are examined, focusing on etiology, identification, incidence, prevalence, treatment, services available, and educational implications. Mental, physical, behavioral, and sensorial exceptionalities are discussed. National, state, and local laws and policies impacting individuals with exceptionalities are examined. Historical perspectives, legislative and litigative history, models, theories, and philosophies that provide the basis for special education practice are also examined, as well as current legislation, regulations, policies, litigation, and ethical issues related to the provision of educational services for students with disabilities.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
SPED 289Special Education Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
SPED 389Special Education Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
SPED 481Seminars in Special Education0.50 - 4.00
Selected topics and issues in the area of special education. May be taken in several units provided a different topic or issue is studied each time.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
SPED 489Special Education Elective1.00 - 12.00
Tranfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
SPED 493Inclusive Management Strategies3.00
Study of behavior theories, inclusive strategies and programs, functional analysis of behavior, positive behavior interventions, strategies, and supports, RTI, and behavior intervention plans. Students learn how to apply concepts from behavior modification to inclusive settings. Students engage in a behavior-change project and learn how to use data to plan behavior intervention in inclusive settings. The course emphasizes the application of theory to the academic, social, emotional and behavioral development of school-age children, including those with exceptional educational needs. Attention also given to communication with parents, teachers, community members and other appropriate team members regarding behavior issues and plans.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
SPED 495Methods of Adaptive Instruction3.00
Examines methods, strategies and materials for adapting curricula to meet the learning needs of students with mild to severe high incidence exceptional educational needs. Emphasizes knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to evaluate students' academic and social needs, research and design appropriate curricula, make modifications and adaptations throughout and across curricula, differentiate curriculum and instruction, and use research-based teaching strategies.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SPED 283 and SPED 388.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
SPED 496Practicum in Special Education3.00
135 hours of supervised field experience in an inclusive setting working with students who have exceptional needs. Emphasis is on implementation of best practices. Pass-Fail. Enrollment in this course requires permission of Special Education Coordinator.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for enrolling in this course is completion of SPED 283 and consent of Special Education Program Coordinator.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
 
SSED - Social Studies EducationTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
SSED 331Teaching and Field-Based Experience in Elementary/Middle School Social Studies3.00
Techniques and principles for the powerful teaching of social studies in elementary and/or middle schools (ages 6-12/13; grades 1-7/8). Kindergarten is also covered for those seeking Minnesota licensure. Emphasis on planning and conducting programs for knowledge and concept development, and teaching strategies for the social studies. Includes 8 hours of off-campus pre-student teaching classroom experience.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
SSED 339Secondary Methods in Social Science Education3.00
Principles and problems of teaching the social sciences at the Early Adolescence-Adolescence Level (EA-A). Emphasis on activities, lesson plans, materials, resources, and current methodology in social science education both in integrated (fusion) courses and academic discipline courses. Required for EA-A teacher certification Social Studies, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
SSED 389Social Studeites Education Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
 
T ED - Teacher EducationTop of Page
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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)
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
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)
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand

Educational Leadership Contact Information Top of Page

Educational Leadership
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Swenson Hall 2024
Belknap and Catlin Ave.
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-8009
Email: edleadership@uwsuper.edu
Office Hours: 7:45am - 4:30pm


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