T ED - Teacher Education
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
T ED 099Reading & Study Skills3.00
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 251Psychological Princ in Elem Ed2.00
T ED 252Child Growth and Development2.00
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
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 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 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 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 338Instructional and Assessment Strategies Lab1.00
Provides on- and off-campus opportunities for students to demonstrate expertise in planning, instruction, and assessment. Concurrent enrollment in TED 339 required (except Music Education majors).
Prerequisites:
Admission to the T ED 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 358Lab Experience Early Childhd0.67
Prerequisites:
Admission to 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)
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 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 489Teacher 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 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 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 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)
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