Project BoNUSS Program Courses for MAT and Undergraduate Noyce Scholars

Summer (10 credits)

SC 575 Science Teaching Theory and Pre-Practicum

Pre-service teachers will participate in a pre-practicum experience in local schools where they will have the opportunity to study and practice science teaching methods. 4 cr, Summer II

DS 502 Introduction to Adolescent Development

An overview of diverse developmental theories of preadolescence and adolescence, including physical, cognitive, sociomoral, personal, and identity development. Examines how education may promote these broad, interrelated human competencies. Social institutions that promote or inhibit the growth and learning of adolescents- particularly in middle and secondary schools and within the family- are studied. Relies heavily on general reading with student- and faculty-led discussions. Requires an analytical paper or applied project. 2 cr, Summer II

TL 525 Teaching English Language Learners in Middle/High Schools

Focus on current theory/research related to teaching English language learners and the implications for effective language, literacy, and content-area assessment and instructional practices in sheltered English immersion classrooms in middle/high schools. Planned for students seeking licensure in the content areas at the 5-12 level. 4cr, Summer II

 

Fall (16 credits)

ME 530 Equitable Pedagogies in STEM Education

This course examines the teaching and learning of mathematics and science in urban schools. Considers how issues of race, gender, class, language and culture affect the nature of mathematics and science education in schools. Successful methodologies and projects for teaching algebra to diverse populations are explored. 2cr, Fall

CT 534 Classroom and Behavior Management

Theoretical bases and implementation strategies of effective classroom and behavior management for students with and without disabilities in elementary school settings., The focus of the course will be on individual, classroom, and schoolwide approaches in schools today. 2cr, Fall

SC 570 Science Methods I (4 credits, Fall semester)

ED 502 Foundations of Education (0 credits, Fall semester)

Two graduate science electives (unless satisfied by prior graduate work) (8 credits)

 

Spring (16 credits)

SE 510 Special Education: Curriculum and Instruction

Principles of curriculum and instruction for students with disabilities educated in regular classroom settings. Studies in typical and atypical human development. Introduction to resources appropriate to the instruction of children with special needs. 2cr, Spring

ED 503 Professional Teaching Seminar I: Analyzing Foundations of Teaching

Introductory seminar analyzes important foundational teaching issues: varieties of excellent teaching, diverse philosophies of schools, curriculum complexities in middle and senior high schools, history of education for the 20th and 21st centuries, and the power of community – culture – school inter-relations. ED 502 A1 must be taken in the fall, and ED 503 A1 must be taken in the Spring.

SC 572 Science Methods II: Teaching in the Science Disciplines

This course emphasizes the practical applications of instructional strategies and teaching skills presented in science methods I. It emphasizes the pedagogical content knowledge in the respective disciplines as they are being practiced in the student teaching practicum. 4cr, Spring

SC 509 Student-Teaching Practicum: Science, Grades 5-8

Student teaching: a full-time experience in a selected school under joint supervision of a cooperating practitioner and a University representative. Minimum 300 hours required. 8cr, Spring

SC 510 Student-Teaching Practicum: Science, Grades 8-12

Student teaching: a full-time experience in a selected secondary school under joint supervision of a cooperating practitioner and a University representative. Minimum 300 hours required. 8cr, Spring

 

 

 

 

 

Focus on current theory/research related to teaching English language learners and the implications for effective language, literacy, and content-area assessment and instructional practices in sheltered English immersion classrooms in middle/high schools. Planned for students seeking licensure in the content areas at the 5-12 level. 4cr, either sem.

Focus on current theory/research related to teaching English language learners and the implications for effective language, literacy, and content-area assessment and instructional practices in sheltered English immersion classrooms in middle/high schools. Planned for students seeking licensure in the content areas at the 5-12 level. 4cr, either sem.