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 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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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 541. Middle-Level Learner3 Units

Description: The course is designed for practicing teachers in middle school or preparing to teach in middle school. The course is an in-depth study of the philosophical approach to educating young adolescent learners. The course will focus on the developmental issues and curricular concepts related to teaching at the middle-level.

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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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