Course List

Principles of Education -

EDUC 210 A

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 107
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Historical, philosophical, political an d social principles of American educatio n. Curricular patterns and objectives wi th emphasis on present-day changes and l egal implications for schools and teache rs. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Principles of Education -

EDUC 210 B

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 114
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Historical, philosophical, political an d social principles of American educatio n. Curricular patterns and objectives wi th emphasis on present-day changes and l egal implications for schools and teache rs. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Principles of Education -

EDUC 210 C

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 114
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Historical, philosophical, political an d social principles of American educatio n. Curricular patterns and objectives wi th emphasis on present-day changes and l egal implications for schools and teache rs. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

The Exceptional Student -

EDUC 221 A

Instructor: Dr. Sarah J. Simmons
Time: T 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 228
Units: 1/2
Pre-requisites/Comments: EDUC-210

Catalog Description:

Study of the development of children wi th exceptional needs (e.g., gifted, stud ents with disabilities). Lecture: 1 1/2 hrs/wk.

Reading & Lit Elem Classroom -

EDUC 230 E

Instructor: Dr. Leslie D. Murrill
Time: T 4:30PM-7:30PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 238
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: EDUC-210

Catalog Description:

Examination of literature for children and adolescents as a context within which to introduce and strengthen skills that comprise reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.

Instructional Technology -

EDUC 242 A

Instructor: Dr. Gary L. Whitt
Time: M 4:00PM-5:30PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 300
Units: 1/2
Pre-requisites/Comments: EDUC-210 or concurrently

Catalog Description:

Examination of how classroom teachers maximize both instructional efficiency and power with appropriate use of technology, including educational applications and creation of rich-media, html, spreadsheets, word-processors, course management tools, and related applications.

Instructional Technology -

EDUC 242 B

Instructor: Dr. Gary L. Whitt
Time: T 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 300
Units: 1/2
Pre-requisites/Comments: EDUC-210 or concurrently

Catalog Description:

Examination of how classroom teachers maximize both instructional efficiency and power with appropriate use of technology, including educational applications and creation of rich-media, html, spreadsheets, word-processors, course management tools, and related applications.

Sec. Curr. Concepts & Pedagogy -

EDUC 311 A

Instructor: Dr. Gary L. Whitt
Block: E5
Time: M 5:45PM-8:45PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 300
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: EDUC-242

Catalog Description:

Examination of key curriculum design and instructional planning elements, including use of technology, organization of the middle and secondary school, and current practices and trends in teaching at the 6-12 level.

Diff Instr for Elem Math & Sci -

EDUC 320 A

Instructor: Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 238
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: EDUC-242

Catalog Description:

Examination of the content knowledge, teaching strategies, methods, and theoretical foundations necessary to teaching math and science effectively in the elementary school.

Diff Instr for Elem Lang Arts -

EDUC 330 A

Instructor: Dr. Leslie D. Murrill
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 238
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math attempted or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, EDUC-230 and EDUC-242

Catalog Description:

Examination of educational theory, pedagogical methods and issues related to teaching reading, writing, spelling and oral communication in the PreK-6 classroom.

Diff Instr Elem Soc Studies -

EDUC 350 A

Instructor: Ms. Nancy A. Bradley
Time: W 4:00PM-7:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 238
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: HIST-200 or HIST-175 and EDUC-242

Catalog Description:

Examination of goals, content, materials, methods, and technology of teaching social studies in grades PreK-6.

Field-Based Reading: Pre K-6 -

EDUC 370 A

Instructor: Dr. Lisa Earp
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 300
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Passing score on VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, EDUC-330, and approval. Department approval is required for the course to be taken concurrently with 490, 491 or 492

Catalog Description:

examination of the use of formal and informal assess reading level, diagnose needs, and monitor student progress. Through field experiences, data organization and analysis will provide information to plan and implement individualized reading based instruction. (Field experience is required).

Strategic Class Mngmt Elem Sch -

EDUC 480 E

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Time: T 4:30PM-6:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 300
Units: 1/2
Pre-requisites/Comments: All admission requirements for EDUC-490 or EDUC-492 student teaching must be met. EDUC-480 must be taken concurrently with EDUC-490

Catalog Description:

Examination of the cognitive, physical, social and emotional characteristics of elementary school students through field observation, professional readings, class discussion and construction of comprehensive classroom management plans. Attention will be given to philosophies and strategies of classroom management proven effective with this age group.

Strategic Class Mangmt Sec Sch -

EDUC 481 E

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Time: T 4:30PM-6:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: BAST 300
Units: 1/2
Pre-requisites/Comments: All admission requirements for EDUC-491 or EDUC-492 student teaching must be met. EDUC-481 must be taken concurrently with EDUC-491

Catalog Description:

Examination of the cognitive, physical, social and emotional characteristics of middle and secondary school students through field observation, professional readings, class discussion and construction of comprehensive classroom management plans. Attention will be given to philosophies and strategies of classroom management proven effective with this age group. (1/2)

Student Teaching PK-6 -

EDUC 490 A

Instructor: Dr. Leslie D. Murrill
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, major, and education/pyschology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or private school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents. (1)

Student Teaching PK-6 -

EDUC 490 B

Instructor: Dr. Leslie D. Murrill
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, major, and education/pyschology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or private school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents. (1)

Student Teaching PK-6 -

EDUC 490 C

Instructor: Dr. Lisa Earp
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, major, and education/pyschology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or private school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents. (1)

Student Teaching PK-6 -

EDUC 490 D

Instructor: Dr. Lisa Earp
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, major, and education/pyschology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or private school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents. (1)

Student Teaching PK-6 -

EDUC 490 E

Instructor: Dr. Gary L. Whitt
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, major, and education/pyschology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or private school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents. (1)

Student Teaching PK-6 -

EDUC 490 F

Instructor: Dr. Gary L. Whitt
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, major, and education/pyschology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or private school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents. (1)

Student Teaching PK-6 -

EDUC 490 G

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, major, and education/pyschology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or private school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents. (1)

Student Teaching PK-6 -

EDUC 490 I

Instructor: Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, major, and education/pyschology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or private school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents. (1)

Student Teaching PK-6 -

EDUC 490 J

Instructor: Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, major, and education/pyschology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or private school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents. (1)

Student Teaching 6-12 Sec. -

EDUC 491 A

Instructor: Dr. Lisa Earp
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and education/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating sucessfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.(1)

Student Teaching 6-12 Sec. -

EDUC 491 B

Instructor: Dr. Lisa Earp
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and education/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating sucessfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.(1)

Student Teaching 6-12 Sec. -

EDUC 491 C

Instructor: Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and education/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating sucessfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.(1)

Student Teaching 6-12 Sec. -

EDUC 491 D

Instructor: Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and education/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating sucessfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.(1)

Student Teaching 6-12 Sec. -

EDUC 491 E

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and education/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating sucessfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.(1)

Student Teaching 6-12 Sec. -

EDUC 491 F

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and education/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating sucessfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.(1)

Student Teaching 6-12 Sec. -

EDUC 491 G

Instructor: Dr. Gary L. Whitt
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and education/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating sucessfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.(1)

Student Teaching 6-12 Sec. -

EDUC 491 I

Instructor: Dr. Gary L. Whitt
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and education/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public school classroom; planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating sucessfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.(1)

Student Teaching PreK-12 -

EDUC 492 C

Instructor: Dr. Gary L. Whitt
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and edcuation/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or department approved, accredited independent school: planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.

Student Teaching PreK-12 -

EDUC 492 D

Instructor: Dr. Gary L. Whitt
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and edcuation/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or department approved, accredited independent school: planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.

Student Teaching PreK-12 -

EDUC 492 E

Instructor: Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and edcuation/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or department approved, accredited independent school: planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.

Student Teaching PreK-12 -

EDUC 492 F

Instructor: Dr. Lisa G. Stoneman
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and edcuation/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or department approved, accredited independent school: planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.

Student Teaching PreK-12 -

EDUC 492 G

Instructor: Ms. Kathryn S. Elmore
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: VCLA and Praxis I math completed successfully or have met the SAT/ACT established pass score, Praxis II completed successfully, EDUC-338 or competency, background check, 2.5 GPA (overall, licensure area content courses, and edcuation/psychology licensure courses) and approval

Catalog Description:

Examination of the processes and strategies necessary to teach effectively in the public or department approved, accredited independent school: planning and implementing instruction, managing classrooms, and collaborating successfully with teachers, administrators, and parents.