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EDLD 510 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND TECHNOLOGY [+]
Enables school administrators to utilize technology to increase student achievement, as well as to understand the effective use of educational technology in the classroom. Students investigate the issues that surround the use of technology in an educational setting, as well as develop the skills and understandings needed to meet the national Technology Standards for Administrators. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills (file managment, word processing, e-mail, internet searches). Three hours per week.
EDLD 512 EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP [+]
Examination of the use of evaluation research as a basis for decisions about educational programs, products and goals with the aim of providing the educational leader with valid and reliable evidence upon which to base program decisions. Three hours per week.
EDLD 514 ALIGNING CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT [+]
equips candidates with skills to become educational leaders who have the knowledge and ability to promote the success of all students by providing an effective instructional program, monitoring the alignment of curriculum, instruction and assessment and applying best practices to student learning. Three hours per week.
EDLD 516 P-12 ADMINISTRATION [+]
Analysis of the responsibilities of the school administrator, including procedures for staff organization, professional development, curriculum development, scheduling, pupil personnel services and other facets of school administration. Prerequisites: EDLD 510, EDLD 512. Three hours per week.
EDLD 517 SUPERVISION TO IMPROVE INSTRUCTION [+]
Designed to equip school administrators with the competencies and skills to improve instructional practices through the purposeful observation and evaluation of teachers and other school personnel resulting in the design of comprehensive professional growth plans and effective professional development strategies. Prerequisites: EDLD 510, EDLD 512. Three hours per week.
EDLD 550 LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE [+]
Focuses on the need for educational leaders to develop the knowledge and ability to promote the success of all students by facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a school vision. Emphasis is placed upon the use of collaboration to develop a culture of learning focusing upon the change process and continuous improvement. Prerequisite: EDLD 516. Three hours per week.
EDLD 552 DIVERSITY AND GROUP DYNAMICS IN SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION [+]
Study of diversity and group development within educational settings. Emphasis is placed on diverse communities, collaboration, decision making and communication theory and the development of programs that address student diversity, community relations and the media. Prerequisites: EDLD 516, EDLD 517. Three hours per week.
EDLD 555 PUBLIC SCHOOL FISCAL AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT [+]
Focuses on the need for educational leaders to use their knowledge of organizational theory to create a learning environment that promotes the success of all students. Emphasis is placed on the allocation of resources such as personnel, facilities and technology to create an effective learning environment. Students investigate management issues dealing with the alignment of fiscal and human resource functions to the success of all students. Prerequisites: EDLD 516, EDLD 517, EDLD 552. Three hours per week.
EDLD 656 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP INTERNSHIP/ISSUES ANALYSIS [+]
Provides significant opportunities for candidates to synthesize and apply the knowledge and practice of effective school leaders in educational settings. Each candidate selects an issue to analyze and develops appropriate strategies throughout the internship to improve student learning. Must be taken two successive semesters to successfully complete internship requirements. Repeatable for a maximum of six credits. Prerequisites: Completion of all courses in the M.Ed. in School Administration and Supervision Program sequence or by permission of the instructor. Nine hours internship per week.

EDUC 210 SCHOOL IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY [+]
Sociological, historical and philosophical approach to the role of the school in an increasingly diverse society. Emphasis on development of knowledge, values and skills needed to live, learn, interact and work in a global society. Field experience required. Credit cannot be received for both EDUC 210 and 305. Three hours per week.
EDUC 409 LITERATURE FOR ADOLESCENCE [+]
Study of literature for and about contemporary adolescents. Emphasis on methods of teaching that build adolescent appreciation for the more established literary selections in secondary school curriculum. Prerequisite: Admission to the Professional Teacher Education Program. Three hours per week.
EDUC 432 LITERACY AND ESOL READING [+]
Introduces students interested in questions of language acquisition to the theories and practices relating to learning to read in a second language or second dialect. Topics include models for acquiring foreign language reading skills, teaching strategies for second language/dialect literacy, evaluating literacy skills, current research about acquisition of literacy skills, and political and social implications of second language/dialect literacy. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. Prerequisite: ENGL 430 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
EDUC 440 INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION [+]
Introduction to curriculum and methods in early childhood education, including theories, practices, techniques and materials. Attention to art, music, nutrition, safety, health education, motor activities and positive teacher-parent relations. Field experience required. Prerequisites: EDUC 300 and declared elementary education major. Three hours per week.
EDUC 443 LITERACY AND ESOL WRITING [+]
Introduces students interested in questions of language acquisition to the theories and practices of learning to write in a second language or second dialect. Topics include writing theory, writing strategies, evaluating writing, and writers and rhetorical concerns. Students develop a literacy project, writing materials for specific ESOL students. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. Prerequisite: ENGL 430 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
EDUC 463 SEM IN HEALTH EDUCATION [+]
Designed to facilitate the transition of candidates from the role of student to professional. Provides a forum for discussion of issues pertinent to current practices, trends and issues in health education during the student teaching experience. Prerequisites: Admission to Professional Teacher Education Program, student teaching criteria. Co-requisite: EDUC 462. Three hours per week. (P/F)
EDUC 470 PRACTICUM IN MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE EDUCATION [+]
Provides theoretical background and practical experience with current trends and issues in middle school science education. Consists of a distributed practicum in which candidates take part in a series of encounters in middle school classrooms, schools and/or afterschool programs requiring at least three hours per week in field placements. Not all of those encounters are necessarily in the same placement, but all are under the mentorship of a middle school science teacher. In conjunction with the practical encounters, candidates read appropriate background literature relating to middle school science instruction and complete assignments that combine ideas from reflections from their practical experiences, readings and additional resources located by the candidate. Additional 1.5 hours per week meeting with the instructor may be scheduled as needed. Prerequisites: EDUC 210, EDUC 304, ELED 312; 15 credits of science from at least three science department prefixes, and junior standing; admission into the Professional Teacher Education Program (PTEP) or permission of the instructor. Candidates not accepted into the PTEP have to demonstrate readiness to work directly with middle school candidates in terms of knowledge, skills and dispositions, and may have to meet other requirements imposed by the school system for individuals working with children in the school. Three hours per week.
EDUC 475 METHODS AND MATERIALS IN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION [+]
Increases students' awareness of their immediate environment with the aim of developing a broad philosophy of environmental education. Existing teaching methods and materials analyzed and new methods developed for use in interdisciplinary, problem-focused situations. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Three hours per week.
EDUC 491 INDEPENDENT STUDY [+]
Permits self-study of problems not considered in other courses. May be taken twice under different subtitles. Prerequisites: Approval of course instructor and department chair.
EDUC 500 HISTORICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL AND SOCIAL FOUNDATIONS [+]
Selected topics in intellectual and educational history from the time of ancient Greece to the present. The relation of education to historic traditions and social trends. Three hours per week.
EDUC 502 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH [+]
Introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods of scientific inquiry. Gain experience in the use, interpretation and application of research to solve organizational and instructional problems. Must be taken within the first 12 hours of M.Ed. program. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate study. Three hours per week.
EDUC 503 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT [+]
Aids teachers in developing practical skills needed to manage their classes more effectively. Recent research related to effective management techniques and its application in classrooms will be considered. Appropriate management strategies will be selected, implemented and evaluated in the classroom. Three hours per week.
EDUC 504 DIVERSITY IN A DEMOCRACY [+]
Examination of contemporary cultural diversity within the United States educational environments. Special attention given to cultural problems and issues that influence opportunities and performance in educational institutions. Human relations skills considered for improving success within culturally diverse populations. Must be taken within the first 12 hours of M.Ed. program. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate study. Three hours per week.
EDUC 506 SEMINAR IN TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS [+]
Analysis of recent theory and results of research for the teaching of mathematics. Students investigate developments at either the elementary or secondary school level. Three hours per week.
EDUC 507 TESOL INTERNSHIP I [+]
One full-time, seven week clinical experience provides opportunity to actualize the latest educational research and theory into practice, including, but not exclusive to: observation, mini-teaching, macro-teaching, whole group lessons and action research. Conducted under the direct supervision of a clinical supervisor. Prerequisite: Completion of all course work in the M.A./TESOL certification sequence prior to the internship, with an overall program GPA of 3.0; passing scores on Praxis I. Co-requisite: EDUC 509 and 511. Three hours per week.
EDUC 508 SEMINAR: RESEARCH IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT [+]
Survey of research techniques and findings in the field of human growth and development. Research related to developmental characteristics of students considered. Prerequisite: EDUC 300 or consent of instructor. Three hours per week.
EDUC 509 TESOL INTERNSHIP II [+]
One full-time, seven week clinical experience provides opportunity to actualize the latest educational research and theory into practice, including, but not exclusive to: observation, mini-teaching, macro-teaching, whole group lessons and action research. Conducted under the direct supervision of a clinical supervisor. Prerequisite: Completion of all course work in the M.A./TESOL certification sequence prior to the internship, with an overall program GPA of 3.0; passing scores on Praxis I. Co-requisite: EDUC 507 and 511. Three hours per week.
EDUC 510 SEMINAR: RECENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION [+]
Analysis of selected issues in education. Students required to survey and critically evaluate pertinent research on at least one issue. Three hours per week.
EDUC 511 TESOL INTERNSHIP SEMINAR [+]
Forum for discussing problems encountered during the internship. Colloquium for developing strategies to resolve problems. Prerequisite: Completion of all course work in the M.A./TESOL sequence prior to the internship and passing scores on the Praxis I. Co-requisite: EDUC 507, 509. Three hours per week.
EDUC 512 SEMINAR IN THE TEACHING OF SOCIAL STUDIES [+]
Analysis of theory and research in the social sciences as applied to developing and teaching social studies at either the elementary or secondary school level. Three hours per week.
EDUC 513 SEMINAR IN THE TEACHING OF SCIENCE [+]
Analysis of recent advances in the teaching of science and the development of skills in applying these to classroom teaching at the elementary or secondary school level. Three hours per week.
EDUC 515 EASTERN SHORE WRITING PROJECT SUMMER INSTITUTE [+]
Explores current theories about the composing process and their implications for teaching writing and using writing to teach other content areas. Focuses on adapting and evaluating classroom activities for different grade levels and educational settings. Cross-listed with ENGL 515. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.
EDUC 527 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATHEMATICAL PEDAGOGY [+]
Examines current trends and issues in elementary/early childhood mathematics pedagogy. Focuses on helping educators understand and facilitate mandated and non-mandated curricular changes that have the real potential to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics at the elementary and early childhood levels. Focuses on research-based teaching/learning processes that facilitate conceptual and critical understandings of mathematics as well as the required mathematical understandings that teachers need in order to teach in conceptual ways. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate study. Three hours per week.
EDUC 531 CREATIVITY AND THE ARTS IN EDUCATION [+]
The arts are a vital element in education. Numerous studies from the past decade suggest that the arts increase student achievement. Explore those studies and the understanding of the brain research behind creativity and arts integration in education through readings, discussion and analyses of multiple texts. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate study. Three hours per week.
EDUC 533 FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION [+]
Explores the historical and philosophical foundations of early childhood education. Includes an introduction to curriculum and methods with an emphasis on theories, practices, strategies and materials. Three hours per week.
EDUC 545 LEARNING, INSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT IN THE SCHOOLS [+]
Identification of classroom problems and issues related to and involving instruction, learning and student assessment; the development and application of strategies to aid in resolving issues and solving problems; the coordination of student characteristics and environmental factors to improve the quality of learning experiences in the schools; and the exploration of the relationship between assessment and instruction. Must be taken within the first 12 hours of M.Ed. program. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate studies. Three hours per week.
EDUC 547 ESOL METHODS [+]
The study of philosophy, aims and methods of teaching English as a second language in grades 1-12 with emphasis upon theories, techniques and materials in current use. Graduate scholarship expected. Prerequisite: Admission to the M.A./TESOL program; completion of four program courses at graduate level, to include ENGL 439; must successfully pass Praxis I. Three hours per week.
EDUC 558 PRACTICUM FOR TEACHING PROFESSIONALS [+]
A five-week course under the direction of an experienced teacher/mentor and a university supervisor that provides classroom experience in an additional area of teaching certification for those who already hold certification in one area. Interns will observe teaching, participate in work with children, participate in planning sessions, teach and participate in all activities for which regularly employed teachers are responsible. Prerequisites: Teaching certification; all requirements for the additional certification area sought; at least six graduate credits at Salisbury University; a graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher; permission of M.Ed. program coordinator.
EDUC 559 THE HOLOCAUST AND SOCIAL JUSTICE ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES [+]
Educators from all disciplines engage in interdisciplinary examination of methods of teaching the Holocaust and social justice issues. Emphasis is placed on pedagogical choices when teaching social justice topics. Creative and writing-intensive strategies are emphasized. Three hours per week.
EDUC 560 COLLEGE TEACHING [+]
Research-based investigation of theories and practices involved in teaching in institutions of higher education. Intended for graduate students aspiring to college teaching or academic leadership positions. Examines the roles and responsibilities of college instructors with emphasis on practical applications in college and university settings. Three hours per week.
EDUC 561 SEMINAR: ISSUES AND TRENDS IN POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION [+]
Opportunities for research-based examination of selected current issues in postsecondary education and for students to share the efforts of their investigations on topics of interests. Three hours per week.
EDUC 562 COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT THEORY [+]
Explores college student development, utilizing the approach of practice to theory to practice. Students conceptualize how college students grow and develop during the critical college years. Students are challenged to hypothesize and theorize en route to creating developmentally based practical applications. The process results in the practitioner's ability to consider developmental implications for all student interactions. Prerequisites: EDUC 502. Three hours per week.
EDUC 563 TEACHING ADULTS [+]
For students in the post-secondary education track of the M.Ed. and those in other fields seeking information and contemporary methods of effective adult instruction. Assumes no prior knowledge or experience about instructional methods, theories or practices. Three hours per week.
EDUC 567 COLLABORATIVE TEACHING AND MENTORING [+]
This course seeks to equip teachers with strategies for co-teaching and for mentoring both intern novice teachers and paraprofessionals. While the primary focus will be on the intern-mentor relationship in professional development school (PDS) settings, the strategies of collaboration, differentiation of instruction and mentoring are relevant for all teachers. Three hours per week.
EDUC 570 CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY [+]
Examines selected current issues in educational technology. Focuses on on the impact of technology on schools and a global society, safety issues, the digital divide and the impact of distance learning. Introduces a framework for teacher knowledge for technology integration. Research topics and prepare multimedia presentations. Must be taken within the first 12 hours of M.Ed. program. Prerequisites: Admission to graduate study and basic computer skills (file management, word processing, Web-based communication and researching skills). Three hours per week.
EDUC 571 WEB-BASED TEACHING AND LEARNING [+]
Examines the use of emerging Web-based technologies that enhance learning environments. Develops pedagogy to use Web-based tools that promote collaborative projects, global correspondence with teachers and students, gathering and analyzing data, and conducting research in K-16 learning environments. Prerequisites: Admission to graduate study, EDUC 570 and basic computer skills (file management, word processing, Web-based coummincation and research skills). Three hours per week.
EDUC 578 SEMINAR IN TEACHING SECONDARY ENGLISH [+]
Engages students in in-depth examination of current issues in literacy instruction for secondary students. General nature of issues remains constant but particular focus varies semester to semester, to reflect current thought. Three hours per week.
EDUC 579 TRENDS IN ELEMENTARY LITERACY EDUCATION [+]
Grounds methods of teaching language and literacy in current knowledge and theory of language and literacy acquisition. Students take an active role in building personal theory to guide their practice in elementary literacy instruction. Three hours per week.
EDUC 580 TRENDS IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL [+]
Critical review and analysis of current issues, research and practices in the teaching and learning of science and mathematics in the elementary school. Emphasis on exploring the expanding knowledge base in each discipline. Three hours per week.
EDUC 581 TRENDS IN SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL [+]
Examines the current perspectives, trends, issues and controversies in the field of social studies education, both in relation to content and pedagogy. Considers social studies in terms of its relationship to the social science disciplines. Three hours per week.
EDUC 582 TEACHING READING IN THE CONTENT AREAS: PART I [+]
Provides knowledge of the reading process, instructional strategies and materials used, drawn from research-based recommendations for using text in secondary content areas. Intended for M.Ed. candidates and other in-service teachers. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate study. Three hours per week.
EDUC 583 TEACHING READING IN THE CONTENT AREAS: PART II [+]
Provides in-depth study of literacy needs of diverse populations. Includes instructional and assessment methods in reading and writing. Intended for all secondary and K-12 teachers. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate study. Three hours per week.
EDUC 585 TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING [+]
Examines the use of graphics, productivity tools and interactive technologies to enhance learning. Develops ability to plan, organize and design products that effectively communicate information and challenges the use of specific tools to solve problems. Use technology applications to design and develop interactive learning environments to support authentic, constructivist, problem-based learning for all learners. Critically evaluate tools appropriate for learners. Prerequisites: Admission to graduate study, EDUC 570 and basic computer skills (file management, word processing, Web devlopment, Web-based communication and research skills). Three hours per week.
EDUC 588 SEMINAR: EDUCATING INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES [+]
Special education services and issues from the perspective of elementary and secondary teachers. Focus on the inclusion model for various categories of disability. Prerequisite: EDUC 502.
EDUC 590 SEMINAR IN EDUCATION [+]
Topics vary semester to semester. May be taken twice under different course subtitles. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
EDUC 592 SPEC TOPICS IN TECHNOLOGY [+]
Focuses on specific content areas and investigates strategies for integrating technology into performance-based teaching and learning to enhance student achievement. Students design performance-based teaching and assessment tasks that integrate technology into curriculum. Topics and issues will change to focus on different subject areas. May be repeated once under different topic. Prerequisites: Enrollment in the master's track or the Certificate for Advanced Study: Teaching and Learning with Technology track, EDUC 571, 589. Three hours per week.
EDUC 619 THE LAW AND PUBLIC EDUCATION [+]
Study of school law which affects the teacher and the public school. Nature and scope of school law considered as generally applied to the purpose and functions of the school system. Prerequisites: EDUC 502 and any two EDUC 500-level courses. Three hours per week.
EDUC 620 LEGAL ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION [+]
Introduction to important legal concepts and case law that influence decision making in post-secondary educational contexts. Topics inlude a general overview of legal concepts and case law (mainly federal case law) from around the country on the following issues: college governance, faculty freedom and tenure, student rights and responsibilities, liability, disability access, and athletics. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate study. Three hours per week.
EDUC 630 DIRECTED RESEARCH [+]
Preparation of optional research project in master's degree program under direction of departmental supervision.
EDUC 632 CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT [+]
Examination of the role of evaluation in assessing classroom learning. Evidence of student learning gathered from traditional and alternative assessment practices. Benefits and limitations of these assessment practices identified. Prerequisites: EDUC 502 and any two EDUC 500-level courses.Three hours per week.
EDUC 634 EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT [+]
Analysis of early childhood program models, curricula and assessment methods. Examines philosophical and theoretical orientations, related research and societal needs. Prerequisite: EDUC 502 and any two EDUC 500-level courses. Three hours per week.
EDUC 636 CREATIVITY IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION [+]
In-depth study of the creative process and the techniques that will promote creativity. Prerequisites: EDUC 502 and any two EDUC 500-level courses.Three hours per week.
EDUC 638 LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD [+]
Advanced study of the development of language, literacy and communication skills in children, birth through age eight. Examines current issues and research with emphasis on classroom application. Prerequisite: EDUC 502 and any two EDUC 500-level courses. Three hours per week.
EDUC 665 INTERNSHIP IN POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION [+]
Supervised, on-site field experiences and a series of seminars with other interns. Experimental learning enhanced by guided readings, interaction with professional practitioners, participation in activities of the host agency, completion of a major project and seminar discussions. Prerequisite: Consent of M.Ed. coordinator.
EDUC 689 MULTIMEDIA IN THE CONSTRUCTIVIST CLASSROOM [+]
Examines advanced multimedia authoring tools for designing K-16 classroom instruction. Develops multimedia skills with audio, video, graphics, interactive PowerPoint and Web 2.0 multimedia tools. Examines principles of constructivism, lesson design for project-based learning and assessment strategies. Prerequisites: Intermediate computer skills (file management, word processing, Internet searching, and PowerPoint). EDUC 570 and any two EDUC 500-level courses. Three hours per week.
EDUC 691 DIRECTED INDEPENDENT STUDY [+]
Permits self-study of problems not considered in other courses. May be taken twice under different course subtitles. Prerequisites: Approval of course instructor and M.Ed. coordinator, EDUC 502 and 6 additional graduate credits.
EDUC 694 LEADERSHIP AND TECHNOLOGY FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT [+]
Examines the role of professional development in the process of school improvement. Focuses on research and best practices for most effective uses of technology, literature on the change process, professional development standards and use of technology to address goals for school improvement. Examine strategies for providing effective professional development and create professional development plans for the school settings. Prerequisites: EDUC 570 and any two graduate-level technology courses. Three hours per week.
EDUC 695 RESEARCH SEMINAR [+]
Capstone experience for students in the M.Ed. program. Students utilize research skills in completing a project based on a topic related to their concentration. Project must be presented to a professional audience. Students also reflect on how the M.Ed. program has made a difference in their professional lives. Prerequisite: EDUC 502, 24 hours of M.Ed. graduate credit.

EMAT 501 DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING APPLIED TO TEACHING [+]
Examines theory and research in human development and learning psychology with application to teaching in contemporary middle and secondary schools. Emphasis on translating theory into practice by integrating field experiences, class work, student projects, assignments and exams. Prerequisite: Admission to M.A.T. program or consent of department chair. Three hours per week.
EMAT 502 FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION IN A DIVERSE AND DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY [+]
A comprehensive overview of the foundation of education in a diverse and democratic society. It is an interdisciplinary approach, incorporating the social, philosophical, economic, political, historical and curricular foundations to provide a clear understanding of the teaching profession. Special attention given to cultural problems and issues that influence opportunities and performance in educational institutions, including controversies confronting American education today. Field experiences are required. Prerequisite: Admission to M.A.T. program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 504 TEACHING READING IN THE CONTENT AREAS I [+]
Knowledge of the reading process, instructional strategies and materials use, drawn from research-based recommendations for using text in secondary content areas. Prerequisite: Admission to M.A.T. program. Intended for all M.A.T. candidates. Three hours per week.
EMAT 506 THE INCLUSIVE CLASSROOM [+]
Learn the fundamentals of inclusive teaching. Study the history of special education; legal and ethical foundations for individuals with disabilities; accommodations; modifications of students with high, low, multiple incidence disabilities; effective teaching/management skills; and an overview of specific strategies that promote learning within the content areas. Identify specific problems in content areas and learn how to effectively address them. Learn how to create assessments that provide immediate feedback in a variety of formats. Field experiences in inclusive content classrooms are required. Prerequisite: Admission to M.A.T. program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 507 MAT INTERNSHIP I [+]
Two full-time, eight-week clinical experiences providing opportunities to actualize the latest educational research and theory into practice, including but not exclusive to observation, mini-teaching, macro-teaching, whole group lessons and action research. Conducted under the direct supervision of a clinical supervisor (experienced public school teacher) with guidance and support from the university supervisor. Prerequisites: EMAT 501, 503, 505, 506, 512, 515 and required methods course. Three hours per week each.
EMAT 508 TEACHING READING IN THE CONTENT AREAS II [+]
In-depth study of literacy needs of diverse populations. Includes instructional and assessment methods in reading and writing. Prerequisites: Admission to the M.A.T. program, EMAT 504. Intended for all M.A.T. candidates. Three hours per week.
EMAT 509 MAT INTERNSHIP II [+]
Two full-time, eight-week clinical experiences providing opportunities to actualize the latest educational research and theory into practice, including but not exclusive to observation, mini-teaching, macro-teaching, whole group lessons and action research. Conducted under the direct supervision of a clinical supervisor (experienced public school teacher) with guidance and support from the university supervisor. Prerequisites: EMAT 501, 503, 505, 506, 512, 515 and required methods courses. Three hours per week each.
EMAT 510 APPLIED RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY II [+]
Complete and present portfolios, action research projects and seminar papers. Integrates educational technology, especially as it applies to teaching in the schools. Prerequisite: Successful completion of internship and seminar courses. Three hours per week.
EMAT 511 MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING INTERNSHIP SEMINAR [+]
Forum for discussing problems encountered during the internship. Colloquium for developing strategies to resolve these problems. Prerequisites: Completion of all coursework in M.A.T. sequence prior to the internship; passing score on the PRAXIS and passing grade on the M.A.T. joint comprehensive examination. Co-requisites: EMAT 507 and 509. Three hours per week.
EMAT 512 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE [+]
Provides the student with a repertoire of strategies to create a classroom environment that facilitates optimal learning. Different classroom management theories will be explored and evaluated for appropriateness in a given situation. Special attention given to accomodating diversity, and strategies for effectively communicating with families considered. Prerequisite: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 517 TEACHING MUSIC AND READING IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL [+]
Techniques for teaching music and reading content in preschool through grade 6. Emphasis on vocal, instrumental and general music. Comprehensive overview of creative activities utilizing music/reading materials and their application to the elementary school curriculum. Development of a sound rationale for teaching music in the elementary schools, and will include a half day per week of classroom observations. Prerequisite: Admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 518 MATHEMATICS AND READING METHODS IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, PART I [+]
First course of a two course sequence for analysis of the secondary school program in mathematics: emphasis on methods of teaching mathematical concepts and understandings. Emphasis on strategies, skills and instruction in content area reading. Prerequisite: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 519 TEACHING MUSIC AND READING IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL [+]
Techniques for teaching music and reading content in grades 7 through 12. Emphasis on vocal, instrumental and general music. Comprehensive overview of creative activities utilizing music/reading content II materials and their application to the secondary school curriculum. Development of a sound rationale for teaching music in the secondary schools, and will include one full day per week of classroom observations. Prerequisite: Admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching Program. 3 hours per week.
EMAT 520 MATHEMATICS AND READING METHODS IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, PART II [+]
Continuation of EMAT 518, including organization of teaching units, assessment, observation and evaluation of teaching in school settings. In-depth study of literacy needs of diverse student populations including instructional and assessment strategies in reading and writing. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program and successful completion of EMAT 518. Three hours per week.
EMAT 526 ENGLISH AND READING IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, PART I [+]
Study of materials and methods for teaching language arts in the high school, with attention to strategies and materials that support reading and writing in content area study. Various models and strategies for teaching language arts - language, literature and media - at this level demonstrated and analyzed. Prerequisite: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 527 SCIENCE AND READING IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, PART I [+]
Analysis of secondary school science teaching methods, materials and existing programs. Curricula and materials for the middle school and senior high school levels investigated by the students in biology, chemistry, earth science and general science, physical science and physics. Prerequisite: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 528 ENGLISH AND READING IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, PART II [+]
Study of materials and methods for teaching language arts in the high school, with attention to strategies and materials that sepport reading and writing in content area study. Various models and strategies for teaching language arts, specifically writing - at this level demonstrated and analyzed. Focus on diverse classroom populations and assessment. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program and successful completion of EMAT 526. Three hours per week.
EMAT 529 SCIENCE AND READING IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, PART II [+]
Analysis of secondary school science teaching methods, materials and existing programs. Curricula and materials for the middle school and senior high school levels investigated by the students in biology, chemistry, earth science and general science, physical science and physics. In-depth study of literacy needs of diverse student populations including instructional and assessment strategies in reading and writing. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program and successful completion of EMAT 527. Three hours per week.
EMAT 530 SOCIAL STUDIES AND READING METHODS IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, PART I [+]
Analysis of the secondary school program in social studies; emphasis on methods of teaching history, geography and citizenship. Current curriculum trends considered. Emphasis on strategies, skills and instruction in reading. Prerequisite: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 531 FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND READING IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, PART I [+]
The study of the philosophy, aims and methods of teaching foreign language in the middle and secondary school with emphasis upon the theories, techniques and materials in current use. Emphasis on strategies, skills and instruction in reading. Prerequisite: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 532 SOCIAL STUDIES AND READING METHODS IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, PART II [+]
Analysis of the secondary school program in social studies; emphasis on methods of teaching history, geography and citizenship. Current curriculum trends considered. In-depth study of literacy needs of diverse student populations including instructional and assessment strategies in reading and writing. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program and successful completion of EMAT 530. Three hours per week.
EMAT 533 FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND READING IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, PART II [+]
The continued study of the philosophy, aims and methods of teaching foreign language in the middle and secondary school with emphasis upon the theories, techniques and materials in current use. Emphasis on developing a coherent literacy program based on appropriate materials and strategies for instruction and assessment in reading. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching Program and successful completion of EMAT 531. Three hours per week.
EMAT 534 SCHOOL HEALTH AND READING METHODS I [+]
Analysis of middle and high school health education instructional planing, materials, and teaching strategies. Examination of literacy needs of diverse student populations including instructional strategies in reading and writing in the content area. Prerequisite: Admission to MAT program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 536 SCHOOL HEALTH AND READING METHODS II [+]
Provides preparation for public school teaching in areas such as sex eduction, drug use, and abuse and other current health problems. Involves reading in the content area, curriculum planning , methods and materials. Prerequisite: Admission to MAT program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 537 EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH [+]
Introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry as they apply to the needs of teacher-researchers. Attention to reading, analyzing, and interpreting scholarly research to solve instructional problems. Includes the design of an action research project that addresses an area of current concern in the field of P-12 education. Prerequisite: Admission to M.A.T. program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 538 TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION [+]
Examines educational technology and its current and potential impact on schools. Provides an introduction to the role of technology in the teaching and learning process as well as how the use of technology can enhance teacher productivity and professional development. Examines current issues in the use of educational technology, the impact of technology on society, and techniques for integrating technology in the classroom. Examines Internet, audio, video, and graphic technologies, as well as tools for collecting and analyzing student data. Prerequisite: Admission to M.A.T. program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 539 INSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT FOR STUDENT LEARNING [+]
Focuses on the appropriate selection, construction, administration and use of effective educational assessment, particularly as it impacts student learning. Using the curriculum-instruction-assessment cycle, explores these important connections to better understand roles and responsibilities as classroom teachers in the assessment process. Prerequisite: Admission to the M.A.T. program. Three hours per week.
EMAT 540 TEACHING LANGUAGE IN MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH CLASSROOMS [+]
Study of materials and methods for teaching language arts in middle and high schools, with attention to aspects of language study for native speakers of standard English, speakers of non-standard English, and English language learners. Various models and strategies for teaching language arts at this level are demonstrated and analyzed. Field experience concurrent with EMAT 528. Prerequisite: EMAT 526. Fall semester only. Three hours per week.

REED 500 RESEARCH IN READING EDUCATION [+]
Introduction to elements of major research methodologies used in the study of education. Application of various methodologies in study of selected topics in reading field; evaluation of selected studies in reading education. Three hours per week.
REED 515 WRITTEN AND ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT [+]
Current theories of language and literacy development as related to instructional practices, grades K-12. Emphasizes the development of compositional and technical elements of writing as it relates to total language and literacy development. Three hours per week.
REED 516 ELEMENTARY FOUNDATIONS OF READING [+]
Designed to provide a broad-ranging perspective of contemporary literacy instruction, methods, strategies and practices, as determined by observation, research and informed decision-making. Intended for all school personnel seeking a contemporary perspective on elementary literacy instruction and to provide a foundation for M.Ed. reading specialist certification candidates. Three hours per week.
REED 517 SECONDARY FOUNDATIONS OF READING [+]
Knowledge of the reading process, instructional and assessment strategies, and materials use, drawn from research-based recommendations for reading and writing in secondary content areas. Three hours per week.
REED 518 DIVERSITY AND LITERACY [+]
Explores the relationship between mainstream literacy and students who are traditionally marginalized by their diverse learning needs as well as by socioeconomic, political and cultural factors. Investigates local educational reforms for at-risk readers and their families. Three hours per week.
REED 520 LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS [+]
Studies the works, topics and issues in literature written specifically for children and adolescents, with an emphasis on best practices in selecting and using authentic literature in a balanced instructional program. Especially pertinent to reading specialists in its K-12 perspective. For the purposes of this course, literature is defined broadly to encompass print, non-print and media sources of reading materials. Three hours per week.
REED 610 ASSESSMENT OF LITERACY DEVELOPMENT [+]
Designed for professional personnel seeking experience with assessment instruments and diagnostic techniques. Examines various instruments and strategies for the collection and analysis of data about literacy development. Quantitative and qualitative measures will be examined. Prerequisites: REED 500, 515, 516, 517. Three hours per week.
REED 611 CLINICAL PRACTICUM I [+]
Designed for professional personnel seeking experience in remedial literacy techniques. Includes the transfer of diagnostic data into teaching strategies and materials for programs of remediation. Prerequisite: REED 518, 610. Three hours per week.
REED 612 CLINICAL PRACTICUM II [+]
Designed for professional personnel seeking advanced work in clinical assessment and interactive instruction techniques. Includes work with small groups of children who experience difficulty in literacy learning. Promotes professional development as a reading consultant. Prerequisite: REED 611. Three hours per week.
REED 614 LEADERSHIP FOR READING PROFESSIONALS [+]
Designed for professional personnel seeking certification as reading teachers and reading specialists. Includes organizing and enhancing a reading program, developing curricula, communication and collaboration with diverse constituencies, providing for the professional development of self and others, and supervising professionals and paraprofessionals. Prerequisite: REED 612. Three hours per week.
REED 620 SEMINAR IN READING EDUCATION [+]
Participation in professional reading and discussion of selected issues of literacy development and instruction. Demonstration of achievement of competencies of a reading professional through portfolio presentation and professional conference and/or publication preparation. Prerequisite of Co-requisite: REED 612. Three hours per week.