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Course Listings/Descriptions
Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.
EDE-Education: Elementary

EDE 2948 Service Learning Field Study I . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Placement in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty "customize" courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting. Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement of the student's faculty sponsor, a minimum of 4-6 hours per week must be done at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.

EDE 3942 ESOL/Reading Professional Practicum II . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
This clinical field experience includes integrating reading standards and ESOL competencies across the curriculum through carefully planned and designed course assignments. Under the guidance of highly qualified supervising teachers, students will work with individuals, small groups, large groups and/or the entire class. Students will also continue work begun earlier in their program on their Teacher Development Portfolio (TDP) which document Educator Accomplished Practices Competencies and ESOL Performance Standards. Minimum of 100 hours in an Elementary, K-6, educational setting that includes: observation, planning, adapting, delivering, and evaluating units including curriculum materials, activities, and assessments of students from diverse backgrounds, i.e., culturally and linguistically diverse (Limited English Proficient-(LEP) and students at risk for school failure).

EDE 3948 Service Learning Field Study II . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Placement in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty "customize" courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting. Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement of the student's faculty sponsor, a minimum of 4-6 hours per week must be done at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.

EDE 3949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 1-2(F,S,SS)
Alternating full-time or consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation; confirming educational and career goals; personal and professional development; early start in career; earnings toward self-support; improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission of the director of Cooperative Education is required.

EDE 4200 Planning and Curriculum I . . . . . 2(F,S)
Designed to assist students to learn basic planning and instructional skills in preparation for teaching. It is designed to implement the knowledge gained through lower division content-specific courses and prepare students for the methodological courses in the teacher education program. Emphasis will be placed on writing developmentally appropriate lesson plans for direct instruction, demonstration teaching, guided discovery learning and problem solving activities; developing questioning skills that foster classroom interaction and student thinking, and selecting or constructing and scoring valid and reliable classroom assessments.

EDE 4201 Planning and Curriculum II . . . . . 2(F,S)
Prerequisite: EDE 4200, and a minimum of two of the three methods courses (LAE 3314, MAE 4310, and SCE 4310).
One of the three methods courses (LAE 3314, MAE 4310, and SCE 4310).
Designed to assist prospective teachers to use their knowledge of content and pedagogical methods as a basis for developing akills in planning integrated elementary curriculum. Students will implement the knowledge gained through lower division content-specific courses and upper division methods courses to create interdisciplinary units of instruction that are designed to facilitate elementary children's learning across all content areas. Emphasis will be placed on creating developmentally appropriate units that meet the needs of both elementary and primary children, taking into account Gardners' multiple intelligences; and the special needs of ESOL and exceptional students. Additionally, demonstration teaching, and constructing and scoring classroom assessments that allow children to show what they know and understand are a focus of the course work.

EDE 4221 Integrated Elementary Curriculum . . . . . 4(F,S,SS)
Integrated approach to the pedagogical content knowledge requisite to effective teaching of elementary science, mathematics, language arts, reading, social studies, and technology. Designed to integrate the knowledge gained through lower division content-specific courses and prepare students for the methodological courses in the teacher education program. Emphasis will be placed on literacy, thematic issues, portfolios, integrated scientific, technological, and mathematics skills necessary for elementary teachers to be effective in the classroom. Core Curriculum (or its equivalent), and an introductory course in microcomputers are required.

EDE 4302 Instruction, Management, and Assessment . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Strategies for managing the classroom, instruction and evaluation as they relate to teaching the essential school competencies.
 

EDE 4421 Educational Assessment . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Designed for all students in Teacher Education and focuses on assessment concepts that are critical for good teaching. Topics include (1) measurement issues to determine assessment quality; (2) teacher constructed assessments such as paper and pencil assessments, informal assessments, and performance and product assessments; (3) interpreting standardized assessments commonly used in public schools.

EDE 4943 Professional Development Practicum IV . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: EDE 4944.
Corequisite: EDG 4940.
Integrate skills and concepts acquired throughout the program. Focus is on developing and implementing instruction with appropriate educational practice and evaluation. Passing scores on ICFE or Practica for professional education and subject area (s); successful completion of Professional Portfolio and completion of degree coursework are required. Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only.

EDE 4944 ESOL/Reading Professional Practicum III . . . . . 3(F,S)
This clinical field experience includes integrating reading standards and ESOL competencies across the curriculum through carefully planned and designed course assignments. Under the guidance of highly qualified supervising teachers, students will work with individuals, small groups, large groups and/or the entire class. Students will also continue work begun earlier in their program on their Teacher Development Portfolio (TDP) which document Educator Accomplished Practice Competencies and ESOL Performance Standards. Minimum of 100 hours in a secondary educational setting includes: observation, planning, adapting, delivering, and evaluating units that include curriculum materials, activities, and assessments of students from diverse backgrounds, i.e., culturally and linguistically diverse (Limited English Proficient - (LEP) and students at risk for school failure). Graded on satisfactory/ unsatisfactory basis only.

EDE 4945 Internship for Educational Studies Majors . . . . . 1-10(F,S,SS)
Observation and participation in education-related settings; individual project. Designed for students in the non-certification specialization; requires a minimum of two contact hours for each hour of credit. Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

EDE 4949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 0(F,S,SS)
Alternating full-time or consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation; confirming educational and career goals; personal and professional development; early start in career; earnings toward self-support; improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Master level student and permission of director of Cooperative Education is required.

EDE 6206 Integrated Curriculum and Instruction/Elementary Education . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
An advanced curriculum course for graduate elementary level education students. Format is a combination of classroom instruction and student engagement focusing on integration of the content areas and a project in which the student applies learning and conducts research. The emphasis of instruction is integration, best practices in the content areas, accomplished practices in teaching, contextual learning, constructivism, cooperative learning, interdisciplinary instruction, mental habits, multiple intelligences, Sunshine State Standards, and assessment strategies.

EDE 6266 Teaching Literacy in Elementary School Settings . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: LAE 3314.
Significant trends in elementary language arts and reading instruction, including grammar process writing, writing across the curriculum, response to literature, developing reading skills, and the diagnosis of reading problems.

EDE 6268 School Involvement and Community Relations . . . . . 3(F,S)
Techniques and strategies for developing and implementing effective home, school, community involvement programs at the elementary level. Emphasis will be placed on materials and techniques for communicating effectively with families from a variety of cultural backgrounds and the implications for industrial, labor and community relations as they impact the elementary level.

EDE 6303 Teaching Science and Social Studies in the Elementary School . . . . . 3(S)
Assists teachers in developing competence and confidence needed to teach science and social studies in the elementary classroom. Focuses on (4) primary components of understanding science and social studies teaching: 1) the nature of science and the social sciences, the activities of individuals who work in these fields and their relationship to elementary curricula, 2) the role of the child as scientist and student of the sciences, 3) the role of the child as a citizen, historian and learner of the social sciences, 4) the role of the teacher in facilitating children's learning.

EDE 6482 Research Practicum . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Identification of a problem in the area of Elementary Education review of pertinent literature and preparation of a proposal with all the necessary information, conducting research in a professional manner, evaluation and written report of the results. Students successfully completing this course will be allowed to register for Action Research.

EDE 6501 Classroom Management for Elementary Environments . . . . . 3(S)
Provides an in-depth understanding of the interactions among the social, emotional, and cognitive characteristics of the pre and early adolescent and effective management of elementary classroom student and behavior.

EDE 6521 Practical Applications and Issues in Assessment and Classroom Management: Elementary Education . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Students will examine trends, issues and practical applications in assessment and classroom management. Of special concern will be an analysis of the empirical evidence associated with current practices in assessment and classroom management.
 

EDE 6911 Action Research . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: EDE 6482.
Implementation of proposal prepared in Research Practicum including identification of a problem in the area of Elementary Education, review of pertinent literature and preparation of a proposal with all the necessary information, conducting research in a professional manner, evaluation and written report of the results. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only.

EDE 6938 Graduate Seminar . . . . . 2(F,S)
Corequisite: EDG 5940.
Organization of knowledge, materials, and learning activities to achieve instructional effectiveness and sound classroom management techniques in elementary school settings.

EDE 6941 Graduate Methods/ESOL/Reading Practicum: Elementary Education . . . . . 3(F,S)
Implementation of a well-researched teaching approach not previously used by the candidate; maintenance of a log to indicate adaptations required and conclusions drawn about the impact of the new approach on pupil's achievement; a professionally written report stating the approach used, the goal of the practicum, a brief review of related literature, a summary of the practicum experiences and a statement of the conclusions reached about methods, ESOL and reading strategies is included.