Education: Teacher Preparation (EDTP)

EDTP 99. Developmental Special Topics1-3 Units

Description: Examination of well-defined topics not studied in regular courses. Topics will be announced in the schedule of classes.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 101. Academic Orientation1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Description: An overview of the University, College of Education and Human Development, and Teacher Education program options and requirements, academic policies and procedures, and the role of academic advising for Teacher Education majors. An introduction to university life and culture, and skills for success for incoming freshman.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 107. Human Development and Learning3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Description: Introduction to the basic principles of human development and learning as applied to home and school settings of children from birth to adolescence.

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EDTP 201. The Teaching Profession - SB3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Description: Provides opportunities to survey the field of education through the study of educational theories, field experiences, and evaluation of education as a career. Some fieldwork required during class hours.

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EDTP 215. Foundations of Instruction3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Description: This course introduces pre-service teachers to the planning and preparation skills needed to be an effective classroom teacher. These skills include: identifying learning goals and objectives based upon standards-based curriculum; designing learning experiences with developmentally appropriate instructional strategies; creating a variety of assessments to gauge learning and motivate students to learn; managing a range of students, materials, and classroom activities to honor students' diversity. This course is a prerequisite to admittance to the Teacher Education Program.

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EDTP 245. Children's Literature - AH, D13 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 102 or ENGL 105.

Description: The course is designed to introduce students to a body of children's literature with an emphasis on developing an aesthetic and critical response to literature, experiencing a breadth of genres and constructing creative ways to use literature with children. Examining children's literature from diverse communities help us to identify and better understand many of the political, social, and economic issues within the country.

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EDTP 301. General Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education program.

Description: Prepares 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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 311. Introduction to Reading/Language Arts P-53 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education program.

Description: Examines specific strategies for teaching children with and without disabilities, giftedness and other individual differences.

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EDTP 312. Elementary Language Arts Methods Field Experience1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education program; EDTP 311 (or concurrent) and EDTP 320 (or concurrent).

Description: Weekly field experience observing, analyzing, and participating in literacy and language arts instruction in schools. Students will connect and apply coursework, theory, and practice.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 313. Math Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education program.

Description: An investigation of trends, learning theories, instructional activities, and manipulative materials applicable to mathematics education in the elementary school with a focus on ways to improve teaching of mathematics for all elementary students.

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EDTP 314. Elementary Mathematics Methods Field Experience1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education program; EDTP 313 (or concurrent).

Description: Weekly field experience observing, analyzing, and participating in mathematics instruction in schools. Students will connect and apply coursework, theory, and practice.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 320. Methods for Teaching Reading/Language Arts, P-53 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education program.

Description: Advanced study of specific strategies and practices for teaching children with and without disabilities, giftedness and other individual differences.

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EDTP 322. Social Studies Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education program.

Description: Designed to promote critical approaches to social studies, students will learn theoretically sound and research-based strategies for promoting the goals of social studies.

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EDTP 323. Elementary Social Studies Methods Field Experience1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education program; EDTP 322 (or concurrent).

Description: Weekly field experience observing, analyzing, and participating in social studies instruction in schools. Students will connect and apply coursework, theory, and practice.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 324. Science Methods P-53 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Examines the instructional methods and curricular materials appropriate for teaching the concepts and skills of science in grades P-5. Minimum of 36 hours of fieldwork required.

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EDTP 326. Elementary Science Methods Field Experience1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education program; EDTP 324 (or concurrent).

Description: Weekly field experience observing, analyzing, and participating in science instruction in schools. Students will connect and apply coursework, theory, and practice.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 328. Building Learning Communities3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education program.

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 settings.

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EDTP 330. Building Learning Communities Field Experience1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program; EDTP 328 (or concurrent).

Description: Field experience observing and working in middle/secondary classrooms.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 341. Teaching Middle School3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

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

Note: Cross-listed with EDTP 541.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 355. Assessment and Research3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Theory and practice of educational decision-making based on analysis of assessment data and professional research; introduction to key concepts in analyzing and conducting educational research.

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EDTP 396. Independent Study in Teaching and Learning1-3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: Independent study on a topic or question agreed upon and supervised by a faculty member and approved by the department chair.

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EDTP 397. Special Topics in Teaching and Learning1-3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: Current Topics within the fields of teaching and learning. Course topics will vary as needed.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 399. Music, Art, and Motion in P-53 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Description: Examines the instructional methods and curricular materials appropriate for incorporating the concepts and skills of art, music, and movement education in grades P-5.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 403. Developing Cross-Cultural Competence: Teaching Students from Diverse Backgrounds3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the UofL teacher preparation program.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 407. Middle School Language Arts Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 408. Middle School Mathematics Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 409. Middle School Science Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: An application of methods and materials to teaching middle school Science effectively.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 410. Middle School Social Studies Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 412. Student Teaching: P-129-12 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 417. Student Teaching: Middle School6-12 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 418. Student Teaching: Middle and High School9-12 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

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

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 419. Student Teaching: High School9-12 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

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

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 420. Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program and one of the BS in Middle School or Secondary Education programs.

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 421. Intensive Field Experience1-6 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in one or more content methods classes.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 422. High School English Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 423. High School Mathematics Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 424. High School Science Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 425. High School Social Studies Methods3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 428. Business/Marketing Methods, 5-123 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

Description: Application of methods and materials to teaching middle/high school Business/Marketing effectively.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 429. World Language Methods, P-123 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 432. Literacy and Numeracy in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.

Description: Focuses on the development of literacy and numeracy in young children birth through age 5. Students learn to plan and implement standards-based classroom routines, activities, and lessons which appeal to young children.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 433. Curriculum & Methods in Early Childhood Special Education3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 435. Administration and Consultations: Day Care and Early Childhood3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

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

Note: Cross-listed with EDTP 635.

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EDTP 436. Theories of Play3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 437. Infant/Toddler Development and Care3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Description: This course examines the development and educational needs of children from birth to age three.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 438. Literacy and Social Studies Methods in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 301.

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 439. Mathematics and Science Methods in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Educcation3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 301.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 440. Interdisciplinary Content Methods in Early Childhood Education3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 437.

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

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 450. Student Teaching I: Elementary Education6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Approval of Elementary program coordinator.

Description: Seven weeks of supervised observation, participation, and teaching in elementary school.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 451. Student Teaching in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): All courses in the program completed, positive midpoint assessment and recommendation from IECE Program Committee.

Description: 7 weeks of supervised observation, participation and teaching in preschool and/or kindergarten. Placements depend on certification being sought and student needs.

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EDTP 452. Student Teaching II: Elementary Education6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Approval of Elementary program coordinator.

Description: Seven weeks of supervised observation, participation, and teaching in elementary school.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 477. Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): EDTP 311; EDTP 407, EDTP 408, EDTP 409, EDTP 410, EDTP 422, EDTP 423, EDTP 424, EDTP 425, EDTP 428, or EDTP 429; EDTP 412 (or concurrent), EDTP 417 (or concurrent), EDTP 418 (or concurrent), EDTP 419 (or concurrent), or EDTP 450 (or concurrent).

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

Course Attribute(s): CUE - This course fulfills the Culminating Undergraduate Experience (CUE) requirement for certain degree programs. CUE courses are advanced-level courses intended for majors with at least 90 earned credits/senior-level status.

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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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 506. Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education Program.

Description: An examination of the historical and philosophical foundations of education in a socially and culturally diverse country.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

EDTP 511. Proficiency Evaluation in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education3 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Bachelor's degree in early childhood, special education, or child development, two years of successful experience as an early childhood lead teacher or director.

Description: Designed for degreed, experienced early childhood professional to document proficiency on the KY IECE Teacher Standards of the Child Care Director's Credential. Does not count toward a Master's Degree.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

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.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes