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All changes become effective the fall semester following Campus Assembly approval.
Discipline/Division: Education/Division of Education
I. Introductory Statement:
This discipline is in the Division of Education. It is designed to meet general education requirements and is not limited to students pursuing teaching licensure.
are designed to offer students the opportunity to study
education and its role in society.
III. Assessment of the Major – How do proposed curricular changes affect the assessment of the goals and objectives of the major?:
IV. Requirements for a Major:
V. Requirements for a Minor:
VI. Requirements for Teacher Preparation:
VII. Cluster Headings:
VIII. Other heading (include heading title):
s. Comparative Education. (IP; 4 cr)
Critical thinking abilities and insight into other cultures developed through study of education in selected countries and the United States.
Ed 2101f,s. Foundations and Issues in Education. (1 cr; coreq Ed 2111)
History, philosophy, and purposes of American education; teaching as a profession; issues and trends in education today; career opportunity and certification requirements in education.
Ed 2111f,s. Tutor-Aide Practicum. (1 cr; coreq Ed 2101)
Students complete 30 hours of preprofessional field experience in the schools.
Ed 2201. Perspectives on Young Adult Literature: Schooling, Society, and Culture. (HUM; 4 cr)
Exposure to multiple genres of young adult literature and brief introduction to various types of response to literature. Special emphasis on multicultural literature, the role of literature in forming moral and cultural values, using literature in the grade 5-12 classroom, and reader response theory and pedagogy. Students read, respond to, select, and evaluate young adult literature.
Ed 2301. Environmental Science and Place-Based Education. (ENVT; 4 cr)
This course will offer students an opportunity to study the topics, issues, and concepts of environmental science and place-based education while working with environmental specialists and interacting with elementary students at a wetland learning center.
f. Ethics and Decision Making in Education I. (E/CR; 4 cr)
Study of educational decision making in different settings through analysis and development of case studies, seminar discussion, and independent research, including interviews with decision makers and participation in meetings of policy-making agencies.
Ethics and Decision Making in Education II. (1-4 cr; prereq
in-depth study of ethics and decision making in education.
s. Issues and Current Trends in Literacy and Language
Education. (HUM; 4 cr)
Study of themes, issues, and current trends surrounding literacy education including historical foundations of current reading practices, changing definitions of literacy, ideologies that influence understanding and implementation of reading practices, and consideration of complexities of addressing societal literacy concerns.
Ed 1993f,s, 2993f,s, 3993f,s, 4993f,s. Directed Study. (1-5 cr; repeatable to 10 cr; prereq approved directed study form)