Courses

  • SED AP 803: Practicum/Apprenticeship/Internship: Principals (5-8)
    Graduate Prerequisites: Completion of 16 credits of coursework required for initial licensure.
    Practicum and Seminar: Principal/Assistant Principal (5-8) 600 hours of supervised clinical experience the role of a principal/assistant principal (300 hours/4 credits per semester, for two semesters). Through such a residency, students will assume responsibility for both routine activities and special assignments encompassing the four Massachusetts administrative leadership standards: Instructional Leadership, Management and Operations, Family and Community Engagement, and Professional Culture. ?During each monthly seminar session, students will reflect on their activities and, in collaboration with the seminar leader, track their mastery of each standard and indicator. Open only to candidates for Massachusetts licensure as a principal/assistant principal who have completed at least 16 credits of coursework for initial licensure. 4 cr.
  • SED AP 804: Practicum/Apprenticeship/Internship: Principals (9-12)
    Graduate Prerequisites: Completion of 16 credits of coursework required for initial licensure.
    Practicum and Seminar: Principal/Assistant Principal (9-12) 600 hours of supervised clinical experience the role of a principal/assistant principal (300 hours/4 credits per semester, for two semesters). Through such a residency, students will assume responsibility for both routine activities and special assignments encompassing the four Massachusetts administrative leadership standards: ?Instructional Leadership, Management and Operations, Family and Community Engagement, and Professional Culture. ?During each monthly seminar session, students will reflect on their activities and, in collaboration with the seminar leader, track their mastery of each standard and indicator. Open only to candidates for Massachusetts licensure as a principal/assistant principal who have completed at least 16 credits of coursework for initial licensure. ?4 cr.
  • SED AP 805: Practicum/Apprenticeship/Internship: Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent
    Graduate Prerequisites: Completion of 16 credits of coursework required for initial licensure.
    600 hours of a superintendent/assistant (300 hours/4 credits per semester, for two semesters). Through such a residency, students will assume responsibility for both routine activities and special assignments encompassing the four Massachusetts administrative leadership standards: ?Instructional Leadership, Management and Operations, Family and Community Engagement, and Professional Culture. ?During each monthly seminar session, students will reflect on their activities and, in collaboration with the seminar leader, track their mastery of each standard and indicator. Open only to candidates for Massachusetts licensure as a superintendent/assistant superintendent who have completed at least 16 credits of coursework for initial licensure. Graduate Prereq: Completion of 16 credits of coursework required for initial licensure. 4 cr.
  • SED AP 900: Independent Study
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open to matriculated graduate degree and certificate candidates who have completed three or more semester courses.
    Prereq: Approval of advisor. Signed plan of study must be submitted in advance of registration on an Independent study form obtained from the SED Office of Records. Variable cr.
  • SED AP 999: Dissertation Advisement
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open to doctoral candidates.
    Graduate Prereq: Open to doctoral candidates. Students must obtain approval of their advisors and the faculty member who is to supervise the study. Var cr.
  • SED BI 504: Seminar: The Student-Teaching Experience--Bilingual (English as a Second Language) and Modern Foreign Language
    Taken while student-teaching in English as a Second Language (ESL) or Modern Foreign Language licensure programs. Focuses on theoretical and methodological issues in bilingual and second language instruction. 2nd semester includes strategies for immersion classrooms. 2 cr.
  • SED BI 515: Methods in Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language (ESL)
    Planning and implementing effective assessment and instruction in language, literacy, and the content areas in elementary bilingual and English as a second language classrooms. Presents sheltered and content-based teaching strategies. Students develop an integrated curricular unit and participate in a field experience at the elementary level. Course is restricted to students in ESL licensure programs. 4 cr.
  • SED BI 530: ENG Lang Dev
    Focus on theory/research/effective instructional practices in literacy instruction and assessment of bilingual students. Examines the relationships among oral language, reading, writing, and content-area learning. Examines literacy skill development in first and second languages. Course is limited to MAT students in the ESL Add-on Pathway. Prereq: TL 525. 2 cr.
  • SED BI 535: Literacy Development for Bilingual Students: Instruction and Assessment
    Focus on theory/research/effective instructional practices in literacy instruction and assessment of bilingual students. Examines the relationships among oral language, reading, writing, and content-area learning. Examines literacy skill development in first and second languages. 4 cr.
  • SED BI 620: Educational Issues in Bilingualism
    Examines the theoretical, educational and political issues related to school aged students who speak a language other than the language of the school. ?Focuses on understanding of the processes of language and literacy development among children and adolescents who use more than one language in their daily lives and how their bilingualism affects their educational opportunities. Examines national and international theory, research, policy, and practice. 4 cr.
  • SED CE 305: Introduction to Human Development
    Examines human development through the lifespan (prenatal to death) using Bloom's three domains of learning (affective, cognitive, psychomotor) as a theoretical framework through which course content is organized. Students will investigate cross-cultural differences and similarities at each developmental stage, as well as causes and signs of atypical development. 3 cr.
  • SED CE 500: Introduction to Counseling
    Emphasis on understanding the theoretical basis of counseling. Introduction to learning skills involved in helping relationships. Selected reading in counseling theory and practice are assigned. As part of the skill- building process, opportunities are provided for in-class practice and demonstrations. Open to 2nd-year counseling program students; senior undergraduates may also register with approval of instructor. 4 cr.
  • SED CE 630: Applied Positive Psychology
    Focuses on the scientific study of psychological aspects of living a fulfilling and flourishing life. Topics include happiness, empathy, optimism, friendship, goal setting, achievement, emotion, creativity, humor, and mindfulness. Students become familiar with theory and research in this relatively new subfield and critically consider application to their teaching, coaching, leadership, and/or counseling. 4 cr.
  • SED CE 635: Counseling Skills and Techniques
    Introduces students to the counseling skills essential for working directly with children and/or adolescents in pre-practicum setting. Students complete 100 hours of supervised clinical work and use the course to develop knowledge and practice with clinical interventions and organizational dynamics. CPAHD students; others with instructor permission. 3 cr.
  • SED CE 650: Counseling Skills & Techniques in Sport and Exercise Psychology
    Designed to develop competency in the understanding and application of the core mental skills of sport psychology and exercise psychology. The core mental skills include goal setting, visualization, arousal regulation, and self-talk. The student will learn how to use and teach these skills in a variety of settings. Students will understand the boundaries of the sport psychology consultant, and when to refer for other support services. 4 cr.
  • SED CE 705: Lifespan Development
    This course addresses human development from the prenatal period to death. Consideration is given to the interplay between social, cultural, cognitive, and biological influenced on the healthy development of children, adolescents and adults. CPAHD students; others?with instructor permission. 3 cr.
  • SED CE 710: Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
    This graduate level course will focus on child and adolescent psychopathology from a developmental framework, with attention to etiology, assessment, and treatment. Emphasis will be placed on DSM-V disorders. Case studies will be used to illustrate the text's descriptions and to reflect the influence of sociocultural factors in symptom manifestation. 3 cr. 2nd sem.
  • SED CE 715: Evidence Based Practices
    Develop an understanding of evidence based practices when counseling children and adolescents.?CPAHD students only; others?with instructor permission. 4 cr.
  • SED CE 721: Sport & Performance Psychology Practicum
    Two semesters of internships specifically focused on developing counseling and applied sport/performance psychology skills. Training in the conceptual and technical counseling skills and supervision to the students as they strive to become competent sport/performance psychology consultants. CPAHD students only; others?with instructor permission. 3 cr.
  • SED CE 726: Clinical Assessment: Psychological Testing
    Introduction to the major assessment techniques in the field: interviews and psychometric tests. Test construction, reliability and validity will be presented. The major standardized instruments for measuring intellectual abilities and achievement, personality traits and functioning, aptitudes and interests, will be surveyed. 4 cr.