Spring 2014 Graduate Courses
EDUC 505 Curriculum Foundations (3 credits)
(Web course offered through Penn State Harrisburg)
Study of philosophical, cultural, social, and human developmental sources and implications of the school curriculum.
Dates: 1/13-5/2 Times: WEB Location: WEB
Instructor: to be determined Schedule #: 251056
EDUC 520 Learning Theory for the Classroom (3 credits)
An application of learning theories from psychological, sociological, and physiological disciplines to educational settings for children and adolescents.
Dates: Tuesdays, 1/14-4/29 Times: 5:00-7:45 p.m. Location: 103 Romano
Instructor: Dr. Anju Jolly Schedule #: 323080
EDUC 586 Education Research and Designs (3 credits)
Focuses on methods of research in educational settings to help participants become informed consumers of the educational research literature.
Dates: Wednesdays, 1/15-4/30 Times: 5:00-7:30 P.M. Location: 103 Pullo
Instructor: To be determined Schedule #: 251074
EDUC 591 Education Seminar (3 credits)
The capstone seminar course for the master of education degree requiring an appropriate scholarly term paper.
Dates: Mondays, 1/13-4/28 Times: 5:00-7:45 p.m. Location: 103 Pullo
Instructor: To be determined Schedule #: 251080
EDUC 404 Young Children’s Behavior: Observation and Evaluation (3 credits)
Observation, recording, and evaluation of student behaviors, and the use of prescription techniques for early childhood students with special needs. This course will be offered in a blended format
Dates: Tuesdays, 1/14-4/29 Times: 5:00-7:45 p.m. Location: 113 Romano
Instructor: Sara Bradley, M.Ed. Schedule #: 279946
EDUC 450 Instructional Strategies for the Student-Centered Classroom (3 credits)
This course is designed to help educators: 1) sample and react to current practices; 2) become a model of life-long learning; 3) change from teacher-centered to student-centered instructions; 4) identify, explain, and model various teaching techniques; and 5) brainstorm together to create lessons for each teacher’s classroom that can be tested and evaluated. The instructor will model various instructional strategies, including cooperative learning, writing across the curriculum, concept teaching, and higher level thinking skills.
Dates: Thursdays, 1/16-4/28 Times: 5:00-7:45 p.m. Location: 113 Romano
Instructor: Dr. Mary Beth Grove Schedule#: 279970
EDUC 450 Teacher Role in Curriculum Development (3 credits)
This course is intended to help teachers develop understanding of skills in assuming leadership roles and responsibilities in their schools. This course will focus on those aspects of school leadership seen as most appropriate and potentially beneficial for teacher involvement. A look at Common Core curriculum and how it will effect school districts, curriculum, and classrooms.
Dates: Tuesdays, 1/14-4/29 Times: 5:00-7:45 p.m. Location: 205 Main
Instructor: Michael Headings, M.Ed. Schedule#: 279976
EDUC 452 Teaching Writing (3 credits)
Techniques for teaching the writing process, kindergarten through grade 12, including writing in the content areas; workshop format.
Dates: Mondays, 1/13-4/28 Times: 5:00-7:45 p.m. Location: Emory Markle Intermediate School
Instructor: Dr. Aileen Hower Schedule#: 279982
EDUC 463 The Internet and K-12 Education (3 credits)
Relates educational theory and practice to applications of the Internet, applying content from educational foundations, curriculum, and research. Students will explore the ever-evolving presence of web-based technologies in education. They will evaluate current methods, identifying opportunities to infuse lessons with the use of instructional technologies such as WIFI-connected mobile devises and web-based inquiry. Course activities will focus on defining technology’s role in increasing student autonomy, engagement, communication, and collaboration. Students will craft an action plan for increasing students’ understanding and use of multimedia, web-based literacies.
Dates: Wednesdays, 1/15-4/30 Times: 5:00-7:45 p.m. Location: 102 Pullo
Instructor: Aly Tapp, M.Ed. Schedule #: 321907
EDUC 466 Foundations of Teaching English as a Second Language (3 credits)
Overview of various legal, historical, and socio-cultural implications of teaching and learning English as a Second Language.
Dates: Tuesdays, 1/14-4/29 Times: 5:00-7:45 p.m. Location: 204 Main
Instructor: Pamela Croxton, M.Ed. Schedule#: 279988
Please be advised that students may schedule an implementation course with any of the instructors listed; however, if scheduling more than one implementation course, students are required to schedule different course and attend classes for both. Separate projects will be required for each implementation course.
EDUC 495 Implementation (1 credit)
Dates: Mondays, 1/13, 1/27, 2/24, 3/24, 4/21 Times: 5:00-7:45 p.m. Location: 113 Romano
Instructor: Karen Clifford, M.Ed. Schedule #: 279997
EDUC 495 Implementation (1 credit)
Dates: Wednesdays, 1/8, 1/22, 2/12, 3/19, 4/16 Times: 5:00-7:45 p.m. Location: 113 Romano
Instructor: Karen Clifford, M.Ed. Schedule #: 280000