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Course Descriptions

EDU 130

  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Credit: 3
  • Description: Introduces methods on the creation of a learning environment, basic classroom management theories, key principles and practices of special education, and the similarities and differences of individuals with and without exceptional learning needs. Requires 10 hours of field work.
  • Components: Lecture; Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

EDU 201

  • Introduction to American Education
  • Credit: 3
  • Description: Present an introduction to teaching including teaching as a profession, major educational philosophies, social reform, trends and issues in education, curriculum and instruction. Requires a minimum of 15 clock hours of field observation in an approved educational setting.
  • Components: Lecture; Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).
  • Prerequisites: ENG 101.

EDU 204

  • Technology In the Classroom
  • Credit: 3
  • Description: Provides the student with a fundamental understanding of the uses of microcomputers in instruction and instructional management. Explores the methods of using multi-media in the classroom, designing web pages, and optimizing the use of current technology to enhance their instructional ability as well as classroom organization.
  • Components: Lecture; Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).
  • Prerequisites: CIS 100 or equivalent.

EDU 270

  • Elementary School Literature
  • Credit: 3
  • Description: Surveys traditional and modern literature for elementary school children. Emphasizes selection, evaluation, storytelling, and use of media to meet the literary needs and interests of children. Requires a minimum of 15 clock hours of field observation in an approved educational setting.
  • Components: Lecture; Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).
  • Prerequisites: ENG 102.