Courses

  • SED ME 507: Student-Teaching Practicum: Mathematics, 5-8
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Student teaching: a full- time experience in a selected school under joint supervision of a mentor supervising practitioner and a university program supervisor. Fldwk w/ seminar. Minimum 300 hours. 8 cr.
  • SED ME 508: Student-Teaching Practicum: Mathematics, 8-12
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Student teaching: a full- time experience in a selected school under joint supervision of a mentor supervising practitioner and a university program supervisor. Fldwk w/ seminar. Minimum 300 hours. 8 cr.
  • SED ME 509: Student-Teaching Half Practicum: Mathematics, 8-12
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED ME 507.
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Minimum 150 hours required. Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed pre- requisites. For description, see SED ME 508. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED ME 530: Equitable Pedagogies in STEM Education
    Focuses on the examination of the teaching and learning of mathematics and science in urban schools. Considers how race, gender, class, language and culture affect students' opportunities to learn mathematics and science. Issues common to urban and rural districts are studied. Successful methodologies and projects for teaching mathematics and science to diverse populations are explored. 2 cr.
  • SED ME 545: Methods of Teaching Mathematics: Elementary
    This course aims to support pre-service teachers to learn how to teach mathematics in ways that enable 1st- 5th grade students to develop deep, conceptual understanding of key mathematical ideas, fluency with mathematical procedures, and productive mathematics identities. In particular, the focus is on learning to lead mathematical discussions that build on and advance children's mathematical ideas. Prereq: CAS MA 107 or SED ME503. 4 cr.
  • SED ME 546: Methods of Teaching Mathematics: Middle School
    Focuses on examining the role of a middle school mathematics teacher from both theoretical and practical perspectives. Topics include exploring strategies for maintaining productive learning environments, developing and implementing lessons effectively, and assessing students' mathematical thinking. Teaching enactments are an integral part of the course. 4 cr.
  • SED ME 547: Methods of Teaching Mathematics: High School
    Focuses on examining the role of a high school mathematics teacher from both theoretical and practical perspectives. Topics include exploring strategies for maintaining productive learning environments, developing and implementing lessons effectively, and assessing students' mathematical thinking. Teaching enactments are an integral part of the course. 4 cr.
  • SED ME 558: Mathematics Curriculum: Program Issues, Trends
    Analysis of historical, mathematical, and psychological factors influencing pre-K-12 mathematics curricula. Focuses on national and international standards, research on learning and teaching with understanding, and integrated curricula. 4 cr.
  • SED ME 559: Mathematics for Teaching: Geometry
    Revisits geometry from an advanced perspective, preparing teachers to teach geometry with understanding. Topics such as transformations, proof, Euclidean, and non-Euclidean geometries, manipulative materials, technology, standards, and curriculum in the teaching and learning of geometry. 4 cr.
  • SED ME 560: Mathematics for Teaching: Algebra
    Revisits school algebra from an advanced perspective, preparing teachers to teach algebra with understanding. Topics include variables, patterns, functions, linear algebra, manipulatives, technology, standards, and curriculum in the teaching and learning of algebra. 4 cr.
  • SED ME 563: Problem Solving in Mathematics
    Explores the teaching and learning of mathematics through solving sets of challenging problems. Topics include research on problem solving and how its design and implementation can be supported in the classroom. 4 cr.
  • SED ME 701: Learning Theory and Epistemology in Mathematics Education
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites.
    This seminar course for advanced graduate students explores the contemporary and historical research and theory with regard to the learning and knowing of mathematics. 4 cr.
  • SED PE 103: Introduction to Physical Activity and Movement
    In this course, students will examine and analyze contemporary views and practices of health, wellness, and physical activity through review of: historical and philosophical perspectives; evolving issues and discussions in the health, wellness, and physical activity fields; review of sociocultural influences in professional practices and research paradigms; current recommendations for research-based health, wellness, and physical activity practices and/or behaviors. 2 cr.
  • SED PE 211: Movement Education: Early Childhood to Adolescence
    Assists special education and elementary school teachers in the organization, planning, and integrating of motor activities into classroom settings. 2 cr.
  • SED PE 250: Community Leadership through Youth Sport Coaching
    This course will enable students to gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the youth sport coach as well as to develop basic coaching skills through classroom study of coaching theory combined with practical involvement in a community sport organization. 2 cr.
  • SED PE 375: Psychology of Sport
    Introduction to the field of sport psychology. An overview of theory and practice related to contemporary issues in the field, including personality and performance, motivation, attention control, leadership styles, stress/arousal/anxiety, athletic counseling, performance enhancement techniques, and testing and performance motivation. 4 cr.
  • SED PE 501: Methods of Coaching
    Principles and problems in coaching various individual and team sports. Theory and techniques in coaching including offensive and defensive strategy and scouting. Women's and men's sports. The online version of this course is offered each summer. 4 cr.
  • SED PE 502: Intervention Design
    Students will learn about strategies for designing and implementing effective interventions (e.g. for behavior or policy change) and will apply their learning through the development of an intervention in a context of their choosing such as a schools or community setting. 2 cr.
  • SED PE 505: Foundations of Sport Science
    Overview of essential concepts in the sport sciences, including: exercise, physiology, sport biomechanics, principles of strength and endurance training, and sport nutrition. Open to advanced undergraduate students and graduate students interested in the sport sciences. 3 cr.
  • SED PE 506: Motor Development: Considerations for Planning Movement
    For classroom teachers, special education teachers, coaches, and movement specialists. Examines motor development through the lifespan, as well as and methods of adapting physical activities for students who may have physical, cognitive, social/emotional, learning, and/or sensory disabilities. 4?cr.