Dept of Teacher Education Course Descriptions

T ED - Teacher Education
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
T ED 099Reading & Study Skills3.00
T ED 251Psychological Princ in Elem Ed2.00
T ED 252Child Growth and Development2.00
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
T ED 260Basic Teaching Skills Elem Ed2.00
A study of the essential skills needed for successful teaching in the elementary schools. The course deals with instructional planning, measurement, verbal and non-verbal skills, instructional technology and human reactions to teaching.
T ED 308Logo and Problem Solving2.00
T ED 309Lab Experience Logo/Prob Solv0.50
T ED 311Teaching Elementary Language Arts3.00
Study of the principles and techniques of teaching language arts in the elementary schools. Emphasis on developing competencies needed by elementary teachers to integrate language arts instruction across the elementary curriculum. Special emphasis on writing as the centerpiece of a process-oriented language arts curriculum. Prerequisites: TED 275, and admission to the Teacher Education Program. Concurrent enrollment in TED 312, TED 314 and TED 315 is required.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the T ED Program
T ED 312Laboratory Experience in Language Arts0.50
Field-based laboratory experience. Students will demonstrate classroom competencies in teaching language arts in the elementary school. Concurrent enrollment in TED 311 and admission to the Teacher Education Program is required.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the T ED Program
T ED 314Teaching Elementary Reading3.00
Study of the principles and techniques of teaching reading in the elementary school. Emphasis will be placed on developing competencies needed by elementary teachers to effectively plan and construct classroom reading programs. Prerequisites: TED 275 and admission to the Teacher Education Program. Concurrent enrollment in TED 315, TED 311 and TED 312 is required.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the T ED Program
T ED 315Laboratory Experience in Elementary Reading0.50
Field-based laboratory experience. The student will develop teaching competencies presented in TED 314 through directed teaching in area schools. Concurrent enrollment in TED 314 and admission to the Teacher Education Program is required.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the T ED Program
T ED 332Laboratory Experience in Elementary/Middle School Social Studies0.50
Field-based experience in teaching of elementary/middle school social studies (ages 6-12/13; grades 1-7/8). Concurrent enrollment in TED 331 and admission to the Teacher Education program required.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the T ED Program
Typically Offered:
Other, Refer to Catalog
T ED 358Lab Experience Early Childhd0.67
Prerequisites:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
T ED 456Psychology of the Exceptional Child3.00
Introduction to characteristics of exceptional learners and their education. ("Exceptional" refers to persons with disabilities as well as those who are gifted.) Emphasizes classroom practices as well as the psychological, sociological and medical aspects of disabilities and giftedness. Cross-listed as PSYC/TED 456/656.
T ED 469Workshop in Read/Lang Arts1.00 - 6.00
Selected topics and issues in the areas of teaching reading and language arts in the K-12 classroom. May be taken in several units provided a different topic is studied each time.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
T ED 480Educational Resources Sem1.00 - 4.00
Designed to study educational problems and resources for the resolution of those problems. Primarily designed to assist special groups such as local school districts, CESA agencies, etc, to develop a university/community approach to specific problems within the group. As requested.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
T ED 481Seminars in Education0.50 - 4.00
Selected topics and probems in the area of teacher education. May be taken in several units provided a different topic or problem is studied each time.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
T ED 482Special & Student Initated Sem1.00 - 4.00
This program offers a specially designed seminar or student-initiated seminar when there is sufficient interest. As requested.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
T ED 483Introduction to Cross-Categorical Special Education I3.00
The historical perspectives, legislative and litigative history, models, theories, and philosophies that provide the basis for special education practice. The current legislation, regulations, policies, litigation, and ethical issues related to the provision of educational services for students with disabilities. The special emphasis within the course will be on teaching learners with learning disabilities. 4-20 hours of field experience will be expected. Prerequisite for 483: Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
T ED 484Introduction to Cross-Categorical Special Education II3.00
Introduction to teaching learners with emotional behavioral disabilities and/or cognitive disabilities. Topics include: theoretical and historical perspective; screening and classification; family, classroom, cultural and gender issues; preferral and referral processes; transition needs and planning. 4-20 hours of field experience will be expected. Prerequisite for 484: Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
T ED 487Introduction to Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities3.00
Introductory course in teaching learners with emotional/behavioral disorders. Topics include: theoretical and historical perspectives; family, classroom, cultural and gender issues; screening, prereferral and referral processes; teaching and behavior management strategies. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Programs.
T ED 488Learners with Exceptional Needs: CD, LD, EBD3.00
An introduction to and a foundation for understanding the field of special education. Includes a survey of different exceptionalities with an emphasis on the role of a special educator in both the special education and the inclusive general education classroom.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
T ED 490Practicum Teaching2.00 - 6.00
Field experience course designed to permit pre-service and practicing educators to acquire teaching experience in a specialized area of teaching or in a unique educational environment. Permission of the director of field experiences is required. As requested.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
T ED 491Introduction to Cognitive Disabilities3.00
The course is designed as an introduction to the broad spectrum of abilities of the student with cognitive diaabilities (mental retardation). It will include a study of history, theory, general characteristics with special attention on educational needs, the family and social dimensions, and legal influences on the field. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Programs.
Prerequisites:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
T ED 492Introduction to Learning Disabilities3.00
Introduction that includes discussion of historical, theortical and social foundations of teh field of learning disabilities, commonly used assessments, and remedial methods and materials. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Programs.
Prerequisites:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
T ED 497Practicum in Special Education 6-122.00
The emphasis for this course will be on direct experience with students with cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, and emotional disabilities (6-12). It will provide direct observational, evaluative, behavioral and instructional experience with students and their teachers within both the inclusive classroom and the special education classrooms. In addition, a student seminar will meet regularly for study and discussion. Prerequisites: Students must have completed all other required courses for the minor before taking T ED 496 or T ED 49
Prerequisites:
Admission to the T ED Program
T ED 498Contracted Learning1.00 - 6.00
Designed to allow the student to plan and conduct a learning project related to teaching which is not available as a course offering. Before registration the student must obtain a copy of the student handbook for contract learning in the Teacher Education Office and follow the steps listed in the contract learning process. Prior approval of the instructor with whom the student will work to complete the contract is required for regisstration.
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)