Seidel School of Education and Professional Studies is
grounded in a tradition of teacher preparation that
began in 1925 as the
Maryland State Normal School at Salisbury. Endowed in
1997, as the Seidel School of Education and Professional
Studies, SU was one of two universities across the
nation to receive an endowment.
The school since its inception as a
Normal school has expanded its programs to include nationally
accredited and recognized programs in Athletic Training,
Exercise Science, and Social Work. Known for programs that
“make a difference” in the lives of others, the Seidel School of
Education and Professional Studies prepares students for
careers that provide initial and continuing education that
ensures professionally competent teachers, health fitness
providers, athletic trainers, social workers and school
Through a our commitment to
rigorous coursework and experiential learning via extended
clinical practice with community based partners our graduates
become cooperative, innovative leaders dedicated to community
service and excellence.
All the school's programs interface with the community
in special and unique ways and rely on community institutions, agencies
and settings for the field components. Whether in teacher education, health
fitness, physical education, social work or other
programs, the integration
of theory and practice takes place in field sites generously provided by
the University's surrounding community.
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.
SCIENCE & READING METHDS II
Continuing analysis of middle and high school science teaching methods, materials and existing programs. Emphasis on instruction in biology, chemistry, earth science and physics. In-depth study of literacy needs of diverse student populations including instructional and assessment strategies in reading and writing. Continuation of SCED 374. Required classroom visitations and field experiences as necessary to complete assignments. Prerequisites: Admission to Professional Teacher Education Program and SCED 374. Pre- or Corequisite: SCED 367. Three hours lecture and six hours internship per week. (fall semester only)