Educators in Industry
A course devoted to career awareness in relation to the modern workplace. It is conducted in cooperation with local businesses and industries. The course involves research, on-site instruction, and work experience.
Teaching Reading and Study Strategies in the Content Area
This course is designed to provide pre-service and in-service teachers and administrators with a knowledge of reading factors as they relate to various disciplines. Content of the course includes estimating students' reading ability, techniques for vocabulary, questioning strategies, and developing reading-related study skills.
Survey of Teaching Reading
A broad overview of the major viewpoints about reading and current approaches to literacy instruction, with emphasis on its socio-psycholinguistic aspects.
Literacy Assessment and Intervention
Prerequisite: ELED 6323.
A study of current practices in assessing literacy development and providing intervention in identified problems. Emphasis will be placed on interactive procedures to determine and facilitate the use of reading and writing processes.
Literature for Children and Adolescents
An in-depth study of printed and other types of materials available for use in the elementary grades and middle school. Emphasizes the selection and use of materials to stimulate and improve learning.
Current Issues in Early Childhood Education
A survey of contemporary developments in early childhood education with emphasis upon individual teaching problems. Intensive study in areas of individual interest and need.
Survey of Research in Elementary Education
A critical review, examination, and evaluation of investigations, studies, and other research findings which have special significance for elementary education. The implications of this research for educational practice will also be considered.
Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School
Focuses on new and emerging elementary and middle school social studies curricula. Special emphasis on improving the instructional program.
Teaching the Exceptional Child
Focuses on curricular content and teaching materials for the exceptional child. Special consideration is given to developing more effective teaching methods and materials for the atypical child.
Introduction to Learning Disabilities
A study designed to teach a recognition of behavioral characteristics of children who have perceptual problems. This course also includes information about prescribed referral procedures and gives an overview of diagnostic, and prescriptive instruction.
ELED 6881, 6882, 6883
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
The workshop will require the equivalency of fifteen clock hours of instruction per credit hour.
ELED 6891, 6892, 6893, 6894
Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge which complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings.
Note: The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.
Directed research on a thesis topic. If the six-hour thesis (ELED 6996) has not been completed during the semester(s) of enrollment, the student must register for ELED 6991 during subsequent semesters in which he/she is receiving faculty assistance with the thesis and/or using University library facilities.
Directed research on a thesis topic selected by the student in consultation with a supervising professor.
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