2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog Course Descriptions

T ED - Teacher Education
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
T ED 100Orientation to Teacher Education1.00
This course provides an overview of the expectations and provisions for teacher candidates prior to application for admission and program entry. The orientation will convey important certification information, policies and procedures, introduce students to available resources and services, and provide the opportunity for interaction with other students, faculty and staff. Prerequisite: This course should be taken currently with or prior to TED 200. Students who transfer in TED 200 from another university must take this course their first semester at UW-Superior.
Typically Offered:
Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms
T ED 189Teacher Education Elective1.00 - 99.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
T ED 200Introduction to Education3.00
Provides an historical, philosophical, and social foundation underlying current trends and issues in PK-12 education in the U.S. and Wisconsin. This course provides a basic understanding of pedagogical knowledges, skills, and professional dispositions necessary to proceed in an intensive program of study that prepares students to become effective teachers. Field experience or Academic Service-Learning required
Prerequisites:
Teacher Education Non-Academic Test (TB and Criminal Background Check)
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 270Multicultural Education3.00
Supports an intensive study of issues surrounding inequality and inequities that impact education in the U.S. Critically examines issues related to prejudice and discrimination with attention to intersections of race, ethnicity, cultures, class, gender, and exceptionality in schools. Focuses on anti-oppressive strategies effective in providing all students equitable opportunities to succeed academically. Includes integration of WI American Indian history, culture, sovereignty, and treaty rights into PK-12 curriculum. Field experience or Academic Service-Learning required.
University Studies Requirements:
Diversity
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.
University Studies Requirements:
Diversity
Social Science
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. Field experience or Academic Service-Learning required.
Prerequisites:
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: Instructional planning, lesson development/implementation, and assessment in the classroom. This course is offered on-campus only. Field experience or Academic Service-Learning required.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program and Completion of T ED 300 (C or Better)
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
T ED 381Selected Topics and Problems in the Area of Teacher Education0.50 - 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.
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.
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. Field experience or Academic Service-Learning required. This course should be taken the semester prior to student teaching.
Prerequisites:
Completion of T ED 300 (C or Better), Admission to the Teacher Education Program, and Completion of ENGED 370, MTHED 323, NSED 321, SSED 331, or T ED 339 (All C or Better)
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 441Student Teaching in the Elementary/Middle School6.00 - 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:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 442Student Teaching in the Middle/Secondary School6.00 - 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:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 443Student Teaching in Special Areas-Early Childhood-Adolescence (4-18)6.00 - 12.00
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:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 444Student Teaching in Pre-School6.00 - 12.00
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:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 445Supervised Practice for Inservice Teachers (3-9)6.00 - 12.00
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:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 446Student Teaching Kindergarten6.00 - 12.00
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:
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:
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:
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:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 453Student Teaching SPED Elementary and Middle School6.00 - 12.00
Experience in student teaching in elementary/middle special education (ages 6-12/13; grades 1-7/8) for special education licensure candidates. This is a one-placement teaching experience for a full or half semester of the cooperating school.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 454Student Teaching SPED Middle and High School6.00 - 12.00
Experience in student teaching in middle/high school special education (ages 10-18; grades 5-12) for special education licensure candidates. This is a one-placement teaching experience for a full or half semester of the cooperating school.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 470Student Teaching Residency6.00 - 12.00
Provides student teaching (or internship, where appropriate) experience in the developmental/subject areas needed for teacher licensure in Wisconsin. This is a full-day teaching experience that follows the calendar of the cooperating school(s) in which the student is placed. A full semester, 12 credits, is required for those seeking initial licensure. Students seeking certification at more than two levels may be required to complete additional student teaching placements while licensed candidates seeking additional certifications may be required to take fewer than 12 credits. Successful completion of courses as well as approval of student teaching application and associated documentation is required prior to registration.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
T ED 489Teacher Education Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
University Studies Requirements:
Diversity
Social Science
Prerequisites:
Student must be On Campus (not DLC)
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). 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:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
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