Courses

  • SED EM 670: Advanced Interactive Software Development
    Achieving the learning objectives of student-designed projects shapes student learning of advanced, multimedia, and authoring software. Students use software to build, test, and revise their own interactive, educational, multimedia, and program designs. Best taken in conjunction with EM690 or EM731. 2cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED EM 810: Practicum: Instructional Technology
    Graduate Prerequisites: one semester's work in the area of instructional technology.
    Field experience offered in media facilities of industry, higher education, health services, and instructional technology-centered school activities. Students spend time in media facilities programs. Variable cr, either sem.
  • SED EM 812: Internship: Educational Technology
    Graduate Prerequisites: consent of department chairman.
    Supervised fieldwork in various educational media settings. Selection of site and conditions is determined by student's preparation and program requirements. Variable cr.
  • SED EN 501: Teaching Classic and Contemporary Texts
    Students will examine the demands of texts in the secondary classroom and components of successful reading. The course will analyze research-based practices in reading instruction in the middle and secondary English Language Arts classes. Methods for assessing and differentiating according to various dimensions will be introduced. 4cr. 1st sem.
  • SED EN 502: Student-Teaching Reflective Seminar
    EN502 offers undergraduate English Education majors engaging in their student-teaching the opportunity to come together weekly with a faculty member to reflect upon successes, challenges, and questions raised by the internship. Students will engage in common readings and write short weekly reflections that synthesize assigned readings and the internship experience. 2cr, 1st sem.
  • SED EN 503: Lesson Design & Instruction Delivery in the Humanities
    This course will introduce students to different models of lesson planning and unit planning as well as research-based strategies for effective instructional delivery in the secondary humanities classroom. It will include a 75 hour pre-practicum experience. 4cr, either sem.
  • SED EN 504: Student-Teaching Half Practicum: English, 5-8
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED EN 508.
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Minimum 150 hours required. For description, see SED EN 507. 4 cr, 1st sem.
  • SED EN 505: Student-Teaching Half Practicum: English 8-12
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED EN 507.
    Minimum 150 hours required. For description, see SED EN 508. 4 cr, 1st sem.
  • SED EN 506: Curriculum Materials and Teaching Strategies in English
    Considers research-based strategies for teaching short fiction, poetry, novels, drama, grammar, and vocabulary. The course also considers key aspects of the teaching and learning process such as lesson and unit planning, assessment, and the role of local, state and federal standards in the English/Language Arts classroom. 4 cr, 1st sem.
  • SED EN 507: Student-Teaching Practicum: English, Grades 5-8
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: Stamped approval required.
    Full-time student-teaching in selected middle schools for a period of 12 weeks. Should be taken concurrently with SED EN506. Minimum 300 hours required. 8 cr, either sem.
  • SED EN 508: Student-Teaching Practicum: English, 8-12
    Full-time student teaching in selected high schools for a period of 12 weeks. Should be taken concurrently with SED EN506. Minimum 300 hours required. 8 cr, either sem.
  • SED EN 512: Methods of Teaching Writing in Secondary English Language Arts
    EN512 introduces aspiring middle and secondary English/Language Arts teachers to research-based practices for effective writing instruction. Topics include writing workshop, mentor texts, genre study, strategy instruction, process-based instruction and revision. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED EN 608: Student-Teaching Practicum: English, 5-8
    Graduate Prerequisites: Only for matriculated graduate students seeking standard certification.
    Only for matriculated graduate students seeking professional licensure under current program. Full-time student-teaching in selected schools. Six weeks; Minimum 150 hours required. 4 cr, 1st sem.
  • SED EN 609: Student-Teaching Practicum: English, 8-12
    Graduate Prerequisites: Only for matriculated graduate students seeking standard certification. Full-time teaching in selected high schools. Six weeks; Minimum 150hours required.
    Only for matriculated graduate students seeking current professional licensure. Full-time teaching in selected high schools. Six weeks; Minimum 150 hours required. 4 cr, either sem.
  • SED EN 701: Teaching Classic and Contemporary Texts
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites.
    Students will examine the demands of texts in the secondary classroom and components of successful reading. The course will analyze research-based practices in reading instruction in the middle and secondary English Language Arts classes. Methods for assessing and differentiating according to various dimensions will be introduced. 4cr. 1st sem.
  • SED EN 712: Methods of Teaching Writing in Secondary English Language Arts
    The course introduces graduate aspiring middle and secondary English/Language Arts teachers to research-based practices for effective writing instruction and contains opportunities for application in a field experience. Topics include writing workshop, mentor texts, genre study, strategy instruction, process-based instruction and revision. 4cr. 2nd sem.
  • SED HE 221: Foundations of Health Education
    Provides the foundation for improving health through modification of daily habits. Analysis of nutrition, exercise, stress, substance abuse, and environmental health. 2cr, either sem.
  • SED HE 522: Community Health
    Examines the interrelationship of school and community health programs. Community health services, health environment, and healthful living emphasized. The responsibilities and the coordination of school and agency personnel in total health education programs are addressed. 4 cr, 1st sem.
  • SED HE 523: Applied Nutrition
    Essential principles of nutrition applied to educational programs in school and community agencies. Enrichment of courses in heath education, nursing education, and allied health fields. Presentations by outstanding leaders in the areas of nutrition, medicine, public health, and education. 4 cr, either sem.
  • SED HE 554: Health Education Student Teaching Grades K-12
    Licensure track health education students complete this final practicum in the public schools with a licensed health educator as their supervising practitioner. The twelve-week practicum provides the opportunity for applying theory with teaching exposure in two school settings (secondary, middle and/or elementary). 8 cr, either sem.