EDUC 340: Paraprofessional Capstone

EDUC 340: Paraprofessional Capstone This course is a culminating experience for the AAS in Teacher Education, in which the student will observe the dynamics within an elementary classroom and assist the teacher in a variety of tasks. 3 credits

EDUC 301: Topics in Education

EDUC 301: Topics in Education A course that focuses on issues in education with content varying from semester to semester. As the topic varies, this course may be repeated for credit. 1-3 credits

EDUC 237: Learners in a Diverse Society

EDUC 237: Learners in a Diverse Society This course will examine how diversity – including factors such as gender, ethnicity, disability, socioeconomic status, religious identity, cultural heritage, and linguistic background – impacts the classroom for both teachers...

EDUC 311: Reading in the Content Areas

EDUC 311: Reading in the Content Areas A course that provides a theoretical basis and instructional strategies for effective reading and writing integration into content-area courses, including social studies, science, and mathematics. Emphasis will be placed on...

EDUC 218: Teaching Reading and Language Arts

EDUC 218: Teaching Reading and Language Arts A course designed to study the basic theories, approaches and methods of teaching reading and language arts using a balanced literacy approach. This course will include explicit instruction on comprehension skills and...

EDUC 119: Foundations of Literacy

EDUC 119: Foundations of Literacy A course that provides students with a foundational understanding of the stages of literacy development and equips them with developmentally-appropriate, research-based strategies for teaching children to read and write. This course...

EDUC 212: Social Studies and Science Methods

EDUC 212: Social Studies and Science Methods A course that exposes students to the materials and activities for use in teaching elementary science and social studies. Students develop teaching strategies appropriate to recent innovations in science and social science,...

EDUC 211: Phonics

EDUC 211: Phonics A course in which the students will develop an understanding of the fundamental principles of phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and phonics in achieving reading success. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of explicit, systematic...

EDUC 109: Introduction to Early Childhood Education

EDUC 109: Introduction to Early Childhood Education A course that provides teacher education majors with a theoretical and practical foundation in Early Childhood Education (PK-3). Students learn about current trends, regulatory issues, program structures, educator...