Education: Advanced Practitioner (EDAP)

EDAP 510. Special Topics in Instruction3 Units

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EDAP 511. Reading and Writing in Content Areas3 Units

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in education or psychology, or consent of instructor.

Description: A comparison of the developmental and remedial reader at the middle and secondary levels, with emphasis on developing instructional strategies, materials, and programs in middle and secondary content areas.

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EDAP 518. Survey of Linguistics for Educators3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: This course is a survey of both the theoretical and applied aspects of Linguistics. This is not an in-depth exploration of single-topic in the field of Linguistics but rather, a course designed to introduce students to the discipline of linguistics, especially those who are classroom educators. This course serves to introduce students to aspects of theoretical linguistics (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, L1 & L2 acquisition) and explore various aspects of applied linguistics (Sociolinguistics, Linguistic Anthropology, English Language Learners). This course will encourage students to think critically about language and its use and apply the theoretical aspects of linguistics in a way that informs best practices.

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EDAP 521. Teaching English Learners in the Classroom3 Units

Description: A focus on strategies for working effectively with English learners and their families by teachers in P-12 classrooms.

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EDAP 525. World Englishes3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDAP 518 (or concurrently).

Description: Exploring the historical, social, and political contexts of the discipline of World Englishes. Topics such as language standardization, the internationalization of English, and challenges of teaching and testing of English as an international language will be discussed.

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EDAP 530. Language, Society & Power3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDAP 518 (or concurrently).

Description: Exploring the intersection of language and culture by challenging students to think critically about language and culture and the impact of both across ages, genders, social classes, ethnicities, and personal identities.

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EDAP 535. Teaching English as an International Language3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): EDAP 518 or permission of the ESL program coordinator.

Description: May take concurrently with EDAP 518. This course will introduce students to the theoretical construct and practical consideration of teaching English overseas. It necessarily assumes English language teaching is an activity infused with social and political implications. By providing a theoretical construct as the course platform, the course will explore the roles of teachers and learners, the context of curricula, and the choice of methodology to reflect the cultural values of teaching English in an international setting. This course will be added as an additional option to the ESL endorsement program sheet; not as an additional program requirement.

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EDAP 540. Teaching Adolescent Readers3 Units

Description: Examines active reading processes, instructional strategies, and appropriate adolescent literature for teaching both the developmental and the remedial reader in secondary language arts.

Note: Cross-listed with EDTP 540.

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EDAP 582. Teaching Gifted Students in the Regular Classroom3 Units

Description: Introduction to the nature and needs of gifted, talented, and creative children in K-12 classrooms, ways to meet these needs, and ways to increase gifted behaviors in a greater number of children than those already identified.

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EDAP 585. Introduction to Educational Technology: Integrating Technology into Instruction3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: Develop a skill base in using and critically evaluating the usefulness, validity, and viability of instructional technologies appropriate for use in the P-12 classroom.

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EDAP 587. Teaching and Learning Online3 Units

Description: This course is designed to help students actively explore multiple and varied ways to use online tools and resources to support learning in P-12 and higher education contexts.

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EDAP 590. Teacher Institute on African-American Issues3 Units

Description: An introduction to Pan-African Studies focusing on multicultural educational strategies for public school educators.

Note: Cross-listed with PAS 529.

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EDAP 591. Survey of African History and Culture for Teachers3 Units

Description: An intensive survey of the history and culture of Africa (to 1600) for teachers.

Note: Cross-listed with PAS 530.

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EDAP 592. Survey of African-American History and Culture for Teachers3 Units

Description: An intensive survey of the history and culture of African Americans for teachers.

Note: Cross-listed with PAS 531.

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EDAP 596. Seminar in Elementary Education1-4 Units

Description: The investigation of special problems in education.

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EDAP 597. Seminar in Elementary Education1-4 Units

Description: The investigation of special problems in education.

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EDAP 601. Teaching with Emerging Technologies3 Units

Description: Design, explore and research the usefulness, validity, and viability of emerging technologies affecting student achievement in the P-12 classroom.

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EDAP 603. The Foxfire Approach to Teaching3 Units

Description: Provides a thorough working knowledge of philosophy and pedagogy found in the Foxfire approach, a learner-centered approach to classrooms. Prepares teachers at all levels to articulate, accept as valuable, and begin to develop the skills necessary to implement the eleven core practices of the Foxfire approach. Designed for teachers of children grades K-12.

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EDAP 604. Special Problems or Field Experience in Curriculum Development3 Units

Description: Intensive study in a current problem in an area of curriculum development or curriculum construction.

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EDAP 605. Action Research for Classroom Teachers3 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Description: Involves teachers in identifying questions about their own teaching and classroom situations, developing research methods appropriate for addressing those questions, and conducting a classroom-based study. Pass/Fail only.

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EDAP 606. Orientation and Readings3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MEd Program.

Description: Read, discuss and write about current literature related to the key Program Concepts within discipline specific fields as well as across content areas, and develop a well-designed research study. Goals and themes of the program will be studied. Students will investigate the literature base supporting the overarching concept of the program: Teaching for Knowledge, Leadership and Change: Enabling Success for All Learners.

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EDAP 608. Integrated Thematic Units3 Units

Description: Enables participants to design units integrating several disciplines around an appropriate theme in ways that are appropriate for a diverse group of students.

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EDAP 610. Literacy Research & Theory3 Units

Prerequisite(s): 12 hours in education, to include one introductory course in the teaching of reading.

Description: An advanced course in reading instruction providing an intensive analysis of current research in the theories and strategies of teaching in the elementary, middle or secondary level.

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EDAP 611. Innovation and Leadership in Teaching3 Units

Description: A study of methods of integrating mathematics, writing, and technology. Participants will work with children in a camp-like setting.

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EDAP 612. Louisville Writing Project1-6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: LWP is a year-long program aimed at improvement of writing instruction at all levels. It focuses on teacher as writer, as inquirer, and as instructional leader. LWP involves an intensive multi-week workshop as well as follow-up leadership and action research activities during the academic year.

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EDAP 614. Supporting Struggling Readers and Writers K-123 Units

Prerequisite(s): One basic course on the teaching of reading and writing.

Description: Addresses the needs of teachers who work with students who have not learned to be fluent, eager and effective readers and writers. Focuses development of literacy concepts that define, support, keep flexible literacy skills.

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EDAP 615. Measurement and Diagnosis of Literacy3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDAP 610.

Description: An introduction to diagnostic concepts in reading, with an emphasis on screening instruments, materials, and tutoring procedures.

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EDAP 618. Capstone Practicum in Literacy: Reading Specialist3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDAP 639, EDAP 610, and EDAP 614.

Description: Supervised internship providing for analysis and refinement of assessment and instruction practices in reading. Settings determined with pupil consultation.

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EDAP 619. Environmental Education Institute: The Study of Rural and Urban Watersheds3 Units

Description: Using a watershed as the focus, this course will examine the impact people have on the environment. Through field trips, community speakers, individual and group research, the students will document the aesthetic, cultural and ecological aspects of a watershed. Participants in the course will be able to use the approach modeled in the course with their students on any watershed.

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EDAP 620. Introduction to Teaching Elementary Mathematics Education3 Units

Description: An investigation of trends, learning theories, instructional activities, and manipulative materials applicable to mathematics education in the elementary school.

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EDAP 621. Advanced Methods for Teaching Elementary Mathematics3 Units

Prerequisite(s): A course in teaching elementary mathematics.

Description: An advanced course investigating trends, learning theories, instructional activities, and manipulative materials applicable to mathematics education in the elementary school.

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EDAP 622. Assessment and Instruction in Mathematics Education3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDAP 620 or EDAP 621 or consent of instructor.

Description: A study of methods for assessing students' knowledge and ability in mathematics, and of instructional strategies for increasing students' knowledge and ability in mathematics.

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EDAP 623. Integrating Mathematics with Other Content Areas3 Units

Description: An investigation of theories, methods, and materials for integrating mathematics with other content areas. Content areas may vary.

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EDAP 624. Curriculum Theory3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MEd program.

Description: Study of significant curriculum theories as they relate to American schooling historically and today. While primarily an opportunity for exploring theory and philosophy of curriculum, students will be encouraged to link theory to practice.

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EDAP 625. Social and Ethical Development in Teaching3 Units

Description: Study of theoretical and practical constructs that foster caring and integration of children's and adolescents' intellectual, ethical, and social development in the classrooms.

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EDAP 626. Affirming Diversity3 Units

Description: Examines the definitions and practices of multicultural approaches to education by placing it in the broader contexts of schooling and society.

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EDAP 628. Kentucky Institute fors Arts in Education3 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Description: Kentucky Institute for Arts in Education is a two week course designed to provide participants with hands-on experience in dance/movement, drama, music, visual art and creative writing.

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EDAP 629. Teaching Mathematics with Technology3 Units

Description: Focuses on using technology as a tool in the teaching of mathematics in elementary and middle school.

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EDAP 630. Theories of Child Development3 Units

Description: Analysis and comparison of psychoanalytic, cognitive behavioral perspectives of child development. Traces growth and development of children 0-12 years as the foundation for curriculum development.

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EDAP 633. Advanced Curriculum and Methods in Early Childhood Special Education3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.

Description: Explores early childhood models, strategies, and materials appropriate for use with children with special needs.

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EDAP 635. Administration and Consultations: Day Care and Early Childhood Education3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.

Description: Explores the responsibilities of the day care or early childhood director and the early childhood consultant.

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EDAP 636. Advanced Reading Methods P-123 Units

Description: This course addresses knowledge and implementation of research-based reading methods appropriate for preschool through secondary students, with an emphasis on developing skillful and strategic lifelong readers. Concepts from the course will be applied in P-12 through required field experience.

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EDAP 637. Using Assessment to Improve Student Achievement3 Units

Description: Addresses knowledge and implementation of assessment concepts, methods of analyzing various types of student achievement data, and planning and implementation of appropriate instruction and interventions for diverse learners.

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EDAP 638. Instructional Strategies for Diverse Learners3 Units

Description: Investigation of differentiated,culturally relevant instructional strategies and materials to improve and manage instruction while integrating technology-enhanced practices to meet the needs of diverse learns in the 21st century.

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EDAP 639. Education Research in P-12 Setting3 Units

Description: Analysis of research in education relative to methodology and current research efforts in the field. Consideration given to understanding research design and the reading of research studies.

Note: Cross-listed with EDSP 639.

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EDAP 640. Cognitive Coaching3 Units

Description: Addresses the advanced knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for teachers involved in coaching and/or mentoring relationships. The focus will be on using Cognitive Coaching to support reflective,self-directed teachers.

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EDAP 641. Literacy Leadership and School-Wide Planning3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDAP 610, EDAP 639, EDAP 614, and EDAP 615.

Description: Addresses teacher literacy leadership, including the role of the reading specialist/literacy coach, professional development techniques, using data for school literacy improvement, and developing school community and family literacy partnerships.

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EDAP 642. Literacy Learning and Cultural Differences3 Units

Description: Explores the current knowledge base and theoretical frameworks used to explain differential achievement rates between students of diverse cultural, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds.

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EDAP 644. Reading/Writing Workshop: Using Children's Literature to Empower Readers and Writers K-123 Units

Prerequisite(s): Preservice course in literacy or consent of instructor.

Description: Students experience the workshop approach to teach writing and create passion for literacy, learning about writers' sketch notebooks, using writings of exceptional authors, creating community that fosters risk-taking and critical thinking, and integrating the arts.

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EDAP 645. Advanced Studies of Children's Literature3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Previous undergraduate language arts/literature course or permission of instructor.

Description: Explores literature available for preschool through 8th grade; studies the role of literature in child development and curriculum; identifies trends and issues; and develops evaluative criteria.

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EDAP 646. Advanced Methods: Number and Algebra3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of an Elementary Mathematics Methods course.

Description: This course is designed to take an in-depth look at the teaching and learning of rational numbers and algebra. The focus is on mathematics and strategies to teach and support the Common Core Standards in Mathematics.

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EDAP 647. Advanced Methods: Geometry and Data3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Elementary Mathematics Methods course.

Description: This course is designed to take an in-depth look at the teaching and learning of geometry and data. This course will focus on curriculum design and leadership.

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EDAP 649. Using Literacies and Tools to Learn: Inquiry in the Classroom3 Units

Description: Examines the theoretical underpinnings and practical implementation of inquiry-based learning by creating an intensive inquiry experience/curriculum for students. By "living" the curriculum, students will come to understand how inquiry experiences are initiated and maintained, how to merge them with curriculum "have to's," and how to integrate real world resources in meaningful ways for learners.

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EDAP 651. Expanding Classroom Walls: Forests, Parks, and Backyards3 Units

Description: Provides information and experience needed to effectively teach the life and earth science concepts and strategies found in a forest or park setting to classroom learning.

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EDAP 652. Workshop in Science Education1-6 Units

Description: A workshop dealing with materials and techniques in teaching science; includes development and evaluation of innovative and practical service projects using teaching strategies.

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EDAP 653. Instructional Procedures in Science: Zoos3 Units

Description: Provides background information and experience needed to effectively teach animal adaptation, animal endangerment, diversity of lifestyle and the application of these learnings to classroom instruction.

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EDAP 657. Exploring Environmental Education in the Context of an Informal Learning Setting: Zoo3 Units

Description: In this course, we will explore the application of the basic content of life sciences topics such as taxonomy, animal behavior (adaptations), biodiversity and conservation issues to the K-12 classroom. Students will explore real life applications to life sciences that apply to environmental education with the aim to inspire conservation action.

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EDAP 660. Social Studies in the Elementary School3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 322 or EDTP 606 or consent of instructor.

Description: An advanced course in teaching social studies; appraisal of materials and newly developed social studies program use of effective teaching techniques; analysis of relevant research studies.

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EDAP 661. Special Topics in Assessment3 Units

Description: Examines alternative approaches to assessing instruction and learning in science classrooms.

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EDAP 662. Workshop in Social Studies Education3 Units

Description: Experience with content, techniques, and materials for teaching social studies in elementary and secondary schools. Offered each summer.

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EDAP 663. Research in Life Sciences: Ethology for Middle Grades3 Units

Description: Provides an introduction to observational methods of studying animal behavior and the scientific methods.

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EDAP 664. Environmental Education in Schools3 Units

Description: Provides background information and experience needed to teach environmental education concepts on school grounds in K-12 schools.

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EDAP 665. Biomes and Habitats3 Units

Description: This class will support teachers in meaningful learning of science content by exploring environmental issues in specific biomes and habitats. There will be an emphasis on developing scientific dialogues concerning these issues using research and dialectical or analytical argumentation, as well as self-and peer-evaluation of the dialogues.

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EDAP 666. Consumer Economics in the Classroom3 Units

Description: Includes consumer topics, behavior and problems. Teaching strategies and materials appropriate for teaching consumer education will be emphasized.

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EDAP 667. The Media & Consumer Education3 Units

Description: Examines mass media with special attention to marketing and advertising principles and practices. Directly applies these principles and practices to the elementary and secondary curriculum.

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EDAP 668. Workshop in Economic Education3 Units

Description: Basic economic content, techniques and materials for integrating economics into elementary and secondary subjects.

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EDAP 669. Economic Education Curriculum and Teaching3 Units

Description: Examines economic content, materials and strategies. Economic education teaching units are developed, taught and evaluated.

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EDAP 672. Special Topics in Curriculum1-6 Units

Description: Intensive study of a current problem in an area of curriculum development or curriculum construction.

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EDAP 673. Introduction to Environmental Education3 Units

Description: Examines philosophical, historical, curricular and instructional issues pertaining to the environment and the concept of sustainable development and relates these to outcome-based education.

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EDAP 674. Math for Girls and Problem Solvers3 Units

Description: Examines issues related to gender and mathematics. Emphasis on strategies that benefit all students.

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EDAP 676. Technology Applications for Mathematics and Science Teachers3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to 8-12 MEd or MAT program or consent of instructor.

Description: Methods, techniques, and materials of instruction for meaningful and appropriate use of technology for the teaching of mathematics and science in the middle and high school. Equipment and computer software used in the course as well as student projects required will vary according to advances in the available technology and the interest of prospective students.

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EDAP 677. Developing Collaborative Groups: Facilitating, Coaching and Mentoring3 Units

Description: This course (a) addresses the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for teachers to enhance effective practice with peers in schools and (b) develops evidence-based strategies to support reflective, self-directed teachers who positively impact student achievement.

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EDAP 678. Language Knowledge and Acquisition3 Units

Description: Addresses teacher mastery of structure of the English language and alphabetic writing system, and knowledge of language acquisition to help diverse learners learn to read and write.

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EDAP 679. Capstone Practicum in Literacy: Literacy Coach3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDAP 641.

Description: This course is a supervised practicum providing for analysis and refinement of the literacy coach role in the public school.

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EDAP 680. Capstone Course3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Completion of 70 percent of MEd courses.

Description: An advanced course synthesizing student study in content areas along with social justice/equity, leadership, and research.

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EDAP 681. Teacher Leadership in Practice3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Description: This course focuses on teacher knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for teachers to be leaders in their content field and within their classrooms and schools. Course includes development of teacher leadership skills, as well as implementing action research in one's content area to positively impact student learning opportunities.

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EDAP 685. Special Topics in Gifted Education3 Units

Description: Current topics in the education of the gifted. Course topics will vary as needed.

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EDAP 686. Learning Styles: Curriculum & Instruction3 Units

Description: An examination of learning style theory and its personal and professional implications for K-12 school personnel, especially curricular and instructional applications.

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EDAP 687. Literacy, Teaching and Technology3 Units

Description: Engages students in critical reading, thinking, writing and discussion about central issues and theoretical perspectives in research on literacy and technology, especially the new literacies of emergent technologies.

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EDAP 688. Designing a Technology Integrated Curriculum3 Units

Description: Designed to provide experiences in technology integrated curriculum design to support meaningful and engaging learning experiences for all students.

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EDAP 689. Using the Internet in P-12 Teaching3 Units

Description: Develop knowledge and skills in using and creating online content for classroom instructional use.

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EDAP 690. Teaching with Multimedia Tools3 Units

Description: Develop knowledge and skills using and authoring multimedia for classroom instructional use.

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EDAP 691. Teachers as Writers: Writing for Professional Publication3 Units

Description: Workshop approach to developing articles for publication in educational journals, newsletters, and websites. Participants will analyze potential markets and submit final drafts for publication.

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EDAP 692. Teachers as Writers: Writing for Children3 Units

Description: Workshop approach to developing manuscripts in a variety of genres for young readers through adolescents. Participants will analyze potential markets and submit final drafts for publication, as well as develop teaching applications for strategies experienced during the course.

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EDAP 693. Teaching Writing, P-123 Units

Description: Introductory course.Strategy lessons on personal, literacy, transactive (informational and persuasive), and reflective writing; writing to learn; writing to demonstrate learning (open response, and on demand writing).

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EDAP 694. Special Topics in Literacy3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Current topics in reading education. Course topics will vary as needed.

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EDAP 696. Independent Study1-3 Units

Description: Opportunity for the student, under the supervision of a sponsoring faculty member, to pursue individualized study related to research or practice that is not included in regular courses in the curriculum. By arrangement with dean and advisor.

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EDAP 698. Supervised Readings1-2 Units

Description: By arrangement with dean and advisor.

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EDAP 699. Thesis or Professional Paper2-5 Units

Prerequisite(s): ELFH 600 or consent of faculty advisor.

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EDAP 710. Advanced Literacy Research and Theory3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: An advanced course in literacy, providing an intense analysis of current research and theories in the strategies of teaching literacy at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Doctoral students should register for this section.

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EDAP 711. Doctoral Professional Seminar: First Year3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Must be first-year PhD student in Curriculum & Instruction Program.

Description: An orientation to doctoral work in Curriculum & Instruction organized into 3 strands: professional strategies for success,skills critical to successful doctoral work, and cognitive orientations.

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EDAP 720. Implications of Research in Mathematics Education3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: A survey of mathematics research regarding its implications for mathematics education and its implementations in educational systems.

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EDAP 730. Research in Infancy and Early Childhood3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ELFH 600 and EDAP 696.

Description: Development of research design in infant and early childhood education. Methods and techniques in the study of children. Each student designs and completes a research problem.

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EDAP 735. Internship in Teaching and Learning3 Units

Description: Required of every doctoral student in the Teaching and Learning Option of the Supervision program. Student submits a prospectus to the major advisor outlining a minimum of one semester's work in an internship related to the student's area of concentration.

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EDAP 740. Seminar in Curriculum Theory and Design3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDAP 750.

Description: An advanced study of theories of curriculum structure and content; recent research and implications for curriculum design.

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EDAP 750. Language, Learning and Culture3 Units

Description: Provides a review of theories of language acquisition, philosophies of language and grammar, and theories of learning. These theories will be examined in the light of their relationship to teaching, curriculum and the learner.

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EDAP 764. Structural Equation Modeling3 Units

Description: This course focuses on basic concepts, applications,and interpretation of structural equation models. Students should have a thorough understanding of multiple regression analysis. Exposure to EFA and ANOVA is recommended.

Note: Cross-listed with ECPY 764 and ELFH 764.

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EDAP 765. Hierarchical Linear Modeling3 Units

Description: This course focuses on the analysis and interpretation of organizational and longitudinal data using hierarchical linear modeling. Students taking this course should have a strong background in multiple regression.

Note: Cross-listed with ECPY 765 and ELFH 765.

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EDAP 780. Seminar in Teaching and Learning3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Near the end of the doctoral program and by permission of instructor (for students in supervision subspecialty).

Description: Provides an information base in the field of interest, opportunities to explore recent innovations in Supervision, and practice in evaluating selected supervision strategies.

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EDAP 789. Advanced Research Design3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer Only

Prerequisite(s): ELFH 701, and either ELFH 600 or EDAP 639, or permission of instructor.

Description: Discussion of quantitative research methods and their application to the design of a study. Emphasis on designs for causal inferences about the effects of an intervention on outcomes variables, especially quasi-experimental designs.

Note: Cross-listed with ECPY 789, ELFH 789, HSS 789.

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EDAP 790. Doctoral Dissertation Seminar3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Basic knowledge, understanding, and skill competency in research design, methodology, and analysis and most doctoral coursework completed.

Description: Doctoral students will be provided an opportunity to critique and report on research from various fields, conceptualize and formulate ideas and topics, and develop a formal presentation and defense of a research proposal.

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EDAP 795. Doctoral Research1-15 Units

Prerequisite(s): Completion of coursework for PhD program or successful completion of comprehensive examinations.

Description: Dissertation research.

Note: Cross-listed with ELFH 795, ECPY 795, and EDSP 795.

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EDAP 796. Research Literature1-6 Units

Description: For EdS candidates only.

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EDAP 798. Field Study2 Units

Description: For EdS candidates only.

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EDAP 799. Professional Paper1-5 Units

Description: For EdS candidates only.

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