Education: Teacher Preparation (EDTP)

EDTP 501. General Methods3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to teacher education.

Description: Prepares pre-service teachers to: identify appropriate learning goals for students; design learning experiences that include a variety of developmentally appropriate instructional strategies; manage a range of students, materials, and classroom activities; and honor students' diversity with respect to learning style, motivation, race/ethnicity, gender, and language proficiency.

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EDTP 502. Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to teacher education.

Description: The sociocultural contexts of P-12 teaching are ever shifting. Society's expectations for schools and the role that teachers are expected to assume must be understood in relation to the social, cultural, political, and historical contexts from which they arise. Teacher candidates must be made aware of the ways in which these multiple and overlapping contexts influence their future work as classroom teachers.

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EDTP 503. Developing Cross-Cultural Competence: Teaching Students from Diverse Backgrounds3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to teacher education.

Description: Extends the principles of curriculum, development, teaching and learning introduced in previous courses to working with students from diverse, ethnic, racial, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

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EDTP 504. Teaching with Technology2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to teacher education.

Description: Leading teachers to understand and apply current technologies in classroom instruction. The tools of technology are explored for their creative application in education of P-12 children across the curriculum.

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EDTP 505. Challenging Advanced Learners1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 450 (or concurrent), EDTP 612 (or concurrent), EDTP 613 (or concurrent), EDTP 615 (or concurrent), EDTP 616 (or concurrent), EDTP 617 (or concurrent), EDTP 618 (or concurrent), EDTP 619 (or concurrent), or permission of instructor.

Description: Study of methods for identifying gifted/talented students and differentiating curriculum and instruction to meet their needs.

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EDTP 522. Methods of Teaching Grammar, K-123 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.

Description: Examination of K-12 Common Core State Standards for Language and best practices in grammar study.Development of research-based lessons and strategies for teaching grammar in the context of reading and writing instruction.

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EDTP 527. Inquiry into Early Childhood Education and Child Development3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Graduate Status.

Description: Examination of physical, cognitive, language, affective and social development of typically and atypically developing children from conception to age five, with implications for early childhood education.

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EDTP 532. Advanced Curriculum and Methods in Early Childhood Education3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.

Description: Examination of contemporary curriculum development in programs for young children. Emphasis on contemporary education, methodology and strategies for dealing with children from diverse cultural backgrounds, materials and facilities in early childhood education.

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EDTP 535. Classroom Speech Correction3 Units

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EDTP 536. Theories of Play3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Graduate status.

Description: Offers knowledge about how play contributes to young children's development and learning.

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EDTP 537. Infant/Toddler Development & Care3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Graduate status.

Description: Examines the development and educational needs of children from birth to age three.

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EDTP 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 EDAP 540.

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EDTP 541. Teaching Middle School3 Units

Description: Teaching Middle School is an in-depth study of philosophy, organizational patterns, developmental issues, and curriculum concepts related to teaching at the middle level.

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EDTP 580. Digital Citizenship: Technology and Teaching3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education or consent of instructor.

Description: Teachers understand and apply the concept of digital citizenship as they explore the creative application of current tools of technology in the education of K-12 children.

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EDTP 581. Technology Applications for Mathematics Teaching3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Middle School or Secondary MAT program or consent of instructor.

Description: Methods, materials,and techniques to support the meaningful and appropriate use of technology in the teaching of middle and high school mathematics.

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EDTP 582. Technology Applications for Science Teachers3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Middle School or Secondary MAT program or consent of instructor.

Description: Methods, materials,and techniques to support the meaningful and appropriate use of technology in the teaching of middle and high school science.

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EDTP 602. Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to teacher education.

Description: The sociocultural contexts of P-12 teaching are ever shifting. Society's expectations for schools and the roles that teachers are expected to assume must be understood in relation to the social, cultural, political, and historical contexts from which they arise. Teacher candidates must be made aware of the ways in which multiple and overlapping contexts influence their future work as classroom teachers.

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EDTP 603. P-5 Language Arts Methods3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 602, ECPY 607, and EDTP 501.

Description: Examines specific strategies and practices for teaching children with and without disabilities, giftedness, and other individual differences in grades P-5.

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EDTP 604. P-5 Mathematics Methods3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 602, ECPY 607 and EDTP 501.

Description: Investigation of trends, learning theories, instructional activities, and manipulative materials applicable to mathematics education in the elementary school. The focus of this course is on means for improving the teaching of mathematics in the elementary school for all learners. Particular attention will be given to the implementation of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. In addition, there will be an emphasis on developmental approach to mathematics learning, teaching, and assessment.

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EDTP 605. Teaching Elementary School Science3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 602, ECPY 607 and EDTP 501.

Description: Examines the instructional methods and curricular materials appropriate for teaching the concepts and skills of science in grades P-5.

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EDTP 606. P-5 Social Studies Methods3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 602, ECPY 607 and EDTP 501.

Description: Examines specific strategies and practices for teaching social studies to all children in grades P-5.

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EDTP 607. Middle School Language Arts Methods3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Application of methods and materials to teaching middle school Language Arts effectively.

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EDTP 608. Middle School Math Methods3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Application of methods and materials to teaching middle school Mathematics effectively.

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EDTP 609. Middle School Science Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Application of methods and materials to teaching middle school science effectively.

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EDTP 610. Middle School Social Studies Methods3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Application of methods and materials to teaching middle school Social Studies effectively.

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EDTP 611. Music Student Teaching: Elementary/Secondary II4 Units

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EDTP 612. Student Teaching: P-126 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program; Approval of Middle/Secondary Program.

Description: Fifteen weeks of supervised observation, participation and teaching in P-12 schools.

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EDTP 613. Art Student Teaching in the Elementary/Secondary Schools II4 Units

Description: Provides supervised observation, participation and teaching.

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EDTP 614. Student Teaching: Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Passing mid-program assessment of MAT IECE teacher certification program.

Description: Supervised observation, participation , and teaching full-time in a pre-school setting for a minimum of seven weeks.

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EDTP 615. Student Teaching in the Elementary Grades (Primary)3 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Passing mid-program assessment of teacher certification program.

Description: Supervised observation, participation, and co-teaching in elementary schools, with a placement in primary through grade 3. Regulation requires a minimum of 35 days.

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EDTP 616. Student Teaching in Elementary Grades (Intermediate)3 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Passing mid-program assessment of teacher certification program.

Description: Supervised observation, participation, and co-teaching in elementary schools, with a placement in grade 4 or grade 5. Regulation requires a minimum of 35 full days.

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EDTP 617. Student Teaching: Middle School6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program; Approval of Middle/Secondary Program.

Description: Fifteen weeks of supervised observation, participation, and teaching in middle schools.

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EDTP 618. Student Teaching: Middle and High School6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admitted to the Teacher Education Program; Approval of Middle/Secondary Program.

Description: Fiffteen weeks of supervised observation, participation, and teaching in middle and high schools.

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EDTP 619. Student Teaching: High School6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admitted to the Teacher Education Program; Approval of Middle/Secondary Program.

Description: Fifteen weeks of supervised observation, participation, and teaching in high schools.

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EDTP 620. Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3 Units

Description: Exploring the processes, products and values of literacy in various areas of the curriculum, this course explores and applies literature of all forms in service to the various disciplines and societal roles.

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EDTP 621. Intensive Field Experience1-6 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 603 (or concurrent), EDTP 604 (or concurrent), EDTP 605 (or concurrent), or EDTP 606 (or concurrent).

Description: Field experience observing, analyzing, participating, and teaching in schools. Students will connect coursework, theory, and practice.

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EDTP 622. High School English Methods3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Application of methods and materials to teach high school English effectively.

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EDTP 623. High School Mathematics Methods3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Application of methods and materials to teaching high school Mathematics effectively.

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EDTP 624. High School Science Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Application of methods and materials to teaching high school Science effectively.

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EDTP 625. High School Social Studies Methods3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Application of methods and materials to teaching high school Social Studies effectively.

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EDTP 626. Pre-Student Teaching: Orientation3 Units

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EDTP 627. Practicum for Alternative Certification Program1.5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Description: This course meets off campus and consists of mentoring and supervision by a University mentor. The program coordinator oversees the practicum.

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EDTP 628. Business/Marketing Methods, 5-123 Units

Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program, Application of methods and materials to teaching middle & high school Business/Marketing effectively.

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EDTP 629. World Language Methods, P-123 Units

Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Application of methods and materials for teaching World Languages effectively.

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EDTP 630. Building Learning Communities4 Units

Description: Philosophies and methods for creating and managing learning communities supportive of the intellectual, academic, social-emotional, and physical needs of diverse students in classroom and pre-school settings.

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EDTP 631. Integrated Teaching and Learning I3 Units

Description: Provides an introduction to the social and cultural aspects of teaching, instructional planning, KERA and content expectations, classroom management, adolescent development, culture, learning theories, policies, resources, ethics, legal expectations, and special education.

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EDTP 632. Integrated Teaching and Learning II3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 631.

Description: Continuation of general methods, classroom management, applied historical and social foundations; exploration of developmental theory and implications for learning and teaching, grouping, cooperative learning, technology, multiple intelligences, differentiated instruction, reflective problem solving, high incidence disabilities, and leadership.

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EDTP 633. Integrated Teaching and Learning III3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 632.

Description: Explores personal philosophy of teaching and learning, key issues in education, issues of race, ethnicity, and gender in school and society, community and parental role, ethnographic observation, low incidence disabilities, technology applications and professional development.

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

Description: This course will explore the responsibilities of the day care or early childhood program director and the early childhood consultant.

Note: Cross-listed with EDTP 435.

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EDTP 637. Mathematics and Science Methods, Integrated Early Childhood Education4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Graduate status; EDTP 527; Admission to IECE MAT Program.

Description: Research-based approaches to planning and implementing developmentally appropriate standards-based classroom activities, lessons, and materials that develop mathematics and science understandings in young children birth through age five.

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EDTP 638. Literacy and Social Studies Methods in Interdisciplinary Childhood Education3 Units

Description: Research-based approaches to planning and implementing developmentally appropriate standards-based classroom activities, lessons, and materials that develop literacy and social studies understandings in young children birth through age five.

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EDTP 639. Interdisciplinary Seminar in Early Childhood3 Units

Description: An interdisciplinary seminar focusing on a variety of topics and issues relevant to early childhood.

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EDTP 641. Interdisciplinary Content Methods in Early Childhood Education3 Units

Description: Research-based approaches to planning and implementing developmentally appropriate standard-based classroom activities, lessons, and materials that develop literacy, mathematics, science and social studies understandings in young children birth through age five.

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EDTP 647. Teaching Mathematics to Students with Disabilities3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to a Special Education Teacher Certification program.

Description: Successful performance on the Mathematics Qualifying Assessment Test or C+ or higher on either MATH 151 or MATH 152.

Note: Cross-listed with EDSP 647.

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EDTP 677. Capstone Seminar: Initial Certification3 Units

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 607, EDTP 608, EDTP 609, EDTP 610, EDTP 622, EDTP 623, EDTP 624, EDTP 625, EDTP 628, or EDTP 629; EDTP 612 (or concurrent), EDTP 617 (or concurrent), EDTP 618 (or concurrent), or EDTP 619 (or concurrent).

Description: Analysis, synthesis, and evaluation skills applied to the student teaching experience; collaborative problem solving; action research in classrooms.

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EDTP 678. Supporting the Second Year Alternative Certification Teacher I3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of year one of the Alternative Certification Program.

Description: This seminar provides 2nd year alternative certification teacher candidates extended knowledge of current practice in selected areas, such as the Learner and Learning, Instructional Practices, Content and Professional Responsibility.

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EDTP 679. Supporting the Second Year Alternative Certification Teacher II3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 678.

Description: This seminar provides 2nd year alternative certification teacher candidates extended knowledge of current practice in selected areas, such as the Learner and Learning, Instructional Practices, Content and Professional Responsibility.

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