Courses

  • SED ED 600: Schooling in the United States
    An overview of the social and policy context of elementary and secondary schooling in the United States, and of current reform initiatives, through readings, guest speakers, discussions, and field experiences in urban schools. 4 cr. either sem.
  • SED ED 703: Intellectual History of Education: Plato, Rousseau, James and Lewis
    Readings in and discussion of The Republic, Émile, Talks with Teachers, and The Abolition of Man? Intended to introduce doctoral students to the thinking and writing about significant issues in education with conceptual sophistication. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED ED 704: The Intellectual Foundations of Education
    Emphasize close readings of selections from significant philosophic texts, discussions about the issues they raise, and connections to contemporary debates about American education. Included will be selections from Locke, Franklin, Jefferson, Rousseau, Pestalozzi, Emerson, Mann, and Dewey. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED ED 950: Continuing Study
    For EdM, CAGS, and EdD candidates who have completed all coursework and who are preparing for comprehensive examinations or dissertation hearings, or are completing theses. No credit.
  • SED EM 550: Introduction to Educational Media
    History, politics, and economics of using media and technology in education are examined. Study is set within general education and the evolution of technology. Current status analyzed through surveys, research, and contrasting assessments of the effectiveness of technology in education. 4cr, 1st sem, Summer 1.
  • SED EM 560: Technology and Curriculum Integration Workshop
    Students build competencies in using technology appropriately in and out of the classroom through studying how technology can support learning curriculum, how it may affect student/teacher relationships, and how teachers progress through identified stages of expertise in teaching with technology. 4cr, Summer 1.
  • SED EM 565: Teaching Operations and Management
    Educational technology teachers/specialists/IT coordinators/directors prepare to plan and manage technology resources and issues necessary to effectively and efficiently improve teaching and learning with technology. Topics include hardware, operating systems, educational applications, Internet resources and filters, networking, security, Internet conferencing, operations and management. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED EM 570: Introduction to Software Development
    Students learn a computer authoring language with which it it easy to get started, but which offers extensive capability as mastery is gained. The basics of producing interactive educational programs or productivity tools are emphasized. 2 cr, 1st sem.
  • SED EM 585: Using Web 2.0 for teaching and learning
    This course offers a comprehensive introduction to Web 2.0 technologies and their potential for supporting teaching and learning. The ways in which wikis, blogs, and podcasting can be used by educators in K-12, higher education, professional development and training environments are demonstrated and discussed.
  • SED EM 590: Software for the Curriculum
    Evaluation and selection of software and web-based resources to support K-12 curriculum goals emphasized. Students gain experience supporting teaching and learning with software and develop strategies for evaluatiing educational resources across disciplines and grade levels. 4 cr, 2nd sem, online.
  • SED EM 592: Seminar: Computers in Education
    Features well-known experts speaking on topics of current concern to educators and administrators; for example, the computer and the handicapped child, gifted students, bilingual education, human-computer interaction, research on the impact of computers on the teaching/learning process, establishing a school computer laboratory, selecting hardware and software, interface with experimental equipment in the laboratory, telecommunications, and networking. 2 cr, either sem.
  • SED EM 601: Instructional Design
    Students learn and apply the methods of instructional design and the systems approach to the design of mediated curricula including taxonomy and selection of educational objectives, needs assessment, learner analysis, and evaluation of programs, courses, and other educational interventions. 4cr, both sem.
  • SED EM 610: Internet and WWW for Educators
    Introduction to Internet/Web technologies and their potential use and misuse in classrooms, libraries, and other educational and training environments. Applications such as communication, news, research, and instructional resources considered. Evaluation of educational value, technical knowledge, legal, and ethical issues emphasized. 4cr, either sem, online
  • SED EM 630: Cyberethics
  • 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 680: Distance Education Research and Design
    Through case studies, research on critical issues and variables influencing effectiveness, and distance course design, students gain perspective on many forms of distance education, especially online education. Students learn key design and delivery variables for distance, face-to-face, and blended instructional designs. 4 cr, either sem, online.
  • SED EM 705: Advanced Web and Database Integration for Educators
    Graduate Prerequisites: SEDEM610
    Students learn advanced design and construction of dynamic websites that support achieving educational objectives. Interactive Web-searchable database design and development, project planning, and Web development tools that support interactivity are treated as instruments for supporting knowledge- building communities. 2 cr, either sem.
  • SED EM 713: Digital Video Production for Education and Training
    Students learn to design and produce instructional resources using digital video recording and computer- based editing that support achieving learning objectives through utilization of video resources such as DVD, web-casting, web-streaming, and integration in other computer-based multimedia. 4 cr, either sem.
  • SED EM 731: Developing E-Learning Courseware
    Students gain comprehensive understanding of e-learning. Students design and develop interactive web- based education and training resources based on advanced instructional design practice, theory, and research. Students evaluate e-learning resources as stand-alone products and for integration into multifaceted learning contexts. 4 cr, 1st sem.
  • SED EM 760: Student Teaching Practicum: Instructional Technology, PK-6
    Student teaching: a full- time experience in a selected school under joint supervision of a cooperating teacher and a University representative. Minimum 300 hours required. Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. 4 cr. either sem.