Curriculum & Instruction and Teacher Education (EDI)

EDI 1930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EDI 2000 - Children's Literature and Media

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course surveys a wide variety of literature and media created for children in order to develop understanding and appreciation. Students will become familiar with: various genres and their characteristics; ways children's literature and media is used to develop literacy; notable authors and illustrators; ways to critically analyze literature and media from diverse perspectives. Students will keep a literature log, share books with children, investigate websites, discuss literature and media, and write papers. Includes 10 hours of field experience. Prerequisites: None.

EDI 2900 - Intcul Sem/Prac w/Intl std

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits

Prerequisite: Upper level sophomore status. Theoretical and practical introduction to intercultural awareness. Discussion of reading and issues in weekly seminars. Consideration of cultural conditioning values, and assumptions of participants and of international students in student-led conversation groups and extracurricular activities. Meets new core curricular advocates. Meets new core curricular requirement in cultural diversity: Pre-requisite: Upper-level sophomore status.

EDI 2930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 0-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EDI 2940 - Portfolio Development I

Credit(s): 0 Credits

This course covers the principles and practices of portfolio development as they pertain to students in Block II course and is specifically designed to address components of students Program Portfolio. Course products at this level include selection of three artifacts and composition of 3 medication statements representing three of the ten standards addressed by the portfolio.

EDI 2980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 1 or 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EDI 3000 - Foundations of Literacy and Language Arts

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Develops an understanding of integrated literacy/language arts processes. Guidance and practice in planning in and organizing for instruction in reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visually representing in early childhood through eighth grade inclusive classrooms. Reading and language arts theory, content, and methods. Includes 15 hours of field experience. Prerequisite: Foundations of Education.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 2000 with a grade of C or higher

EDI 3001 - English Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom

Credit(s): 3 Credits

EDI 3005 - Child Language Acquisition

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

In this study of language development for school-age populations, learners will discover the developmental sequences of language and how this development impacts reading, writing, executive functioning and critical thinking. All of these factors are essential for academic success. Offered every fall.

EDI 3010 - Methods in Teaching Elementary Mathematics

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Instructional techniques and learning materials, including manipulative and multisensory materials suitable for elementary school mathematics. Major emphasis on the NCTM Standards and their application to elementary and early childhood mathematics. Includes Practicum experience. Spring semester.

EDI 3015 - Creative Arts & Play

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3550 with a grade of C or higher

EDI 3020 - Methods in Teaching Elementary Creative Arts and Movement

Credit(s): 2 Credits

This course will focus on art, music and physical education curriculum for early childhood and elementary classrooms. Students will develop techniques for instruction in each area as well as an awareness of developmental expectations for children. Integration of the arts into other content areas will be included. May include Practicum experience. Fall semester.

EDI 3030 - Emergent Literacy

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Instructional techniques, classroom materials and strategies appropriate for use with the beginning reader, K-5. This course will emphasize the value of immersing children in language through the use of a balanced literacy program and daily reading to children with children and by children. Pre-requisite EDFI-452.

EDI 3050 - Bridging Realities: An Interdisciplinary Immersion in Belize

Credit(s): 1 Credit

Weekly seminar and 10 day faculty/staff led trip will immerse you in the cultural, linguistic, and pedagogical practices in Belize City. Students will engage the material through ethical, academic and spiritual frameworks that synthesize past information and experiences with the new paradigms encountered through the course. Application Required.

EDI 3060 - Methods in Teaching Elementary Science

Credit(s): 2 Credits

This course focuses on an introduction to the methods used in teaching elementary social studies. The class combines theory with practical experiences. In addition, students will develop skills for integrating technology and developing curriculum. Includes Practicum experience. Fall semester.

EDI 3070 - Methods in Teaching Elementary Social Studies

Credit(s): 2 or 3 Credits

This course focuses on an introduction to the methods used in teaching elementary science. The class combines theory with practical experiences. In addition students will develop skills for integrating technology and developing curriculum. Include Practicum experience. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 4100* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3090 - ElementaryMethods of Teaching Language Arts

Credit(s): 2 Credits

Focus on the elements in language arts program. Includes development of childrens language and thinking skills, written communication and grammar, listening and speaking skills, spelling and handwriting. Emphasis is on the process of developing effective communication skills and integrating content areas. Includes Practicum experience. Spring semester.

EDI 3200 - Reading/Writing Content Fld

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Teaching reading and writing in the content fields in Middle and Secondary schools. Developmental reading for average and above average students as well as remedial techniques for poor readers will be explored. Improving reading rate, motivation, critical reading, reading in special content areas, writing across the curriculum. Includes practicum. Fall semester.

EDI 3240 - Early Childhood Mathematics

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for the young child learning in mathematics. The major emphasis is on the use of manipulative and multisensory materials. NCTM Standards are explored. Include practicum experience. Spring semester.

EDI 3300 - Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Secondary English

Credit(s): 3 Credits

A study of and sequence of English in the high school curriculum with emphasis on the selection and organization of materials and methods of instruction and evaluation. Includes practicum experience. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3305* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3305 - Practicum in Teaching Secondary English

Credit(s): 3 Credits

A study of and sequence of English in the high school curriculum with emphasis on the selection and organization of materials and methods of instruction and evaluation. Includes practicum experience. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3300* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3310 - Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Secondary Science

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for teaching science to students in secondary schools. Includes practicum experience. Fall semester.

EDI 3315 - Practicum in Teaching Secondary Science

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for teaching science to students in secondary schools. Includes practicum experience. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3310* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3320 - Methods in Teaching Secondary Mathematics

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for teaching mathematics to students in secondary schools. Emphasis on the NCTM Standards. Includes practicum experience. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3325* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3325 - Practicum in Teaching Secondary Mathematics

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3320* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3340 - Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Secondary Social Studies

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for teaching social studies to secondary students. Includes practicum experience. fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3345* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3345 - Practicum in Teaching Secondary Social Studies

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for teaching social studies to secondary students. Includes practicum experience. fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3340* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3350 - Curriculum and Methods in Teaching World Languages

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Techniques of teaching a foreign language to secondary school students. Analysis of learning and teaching approaches. Includes practicum experience. Offered fall and spring semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3355* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3355 - Practicum in Teaching World Languages

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Techniques of teaching a foreign language to secondary school students. Analysis of learning and teaching approaches. Includes practicum experience. Offered fall and spring semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3350* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3461 - Health for Education Majors Pre K - Secondary

Credit(s): 2 or 3 Credits

The focus is on the teacher's role in fostering student health during the school years. Establishing collaborative relationships with individuals in the community in a variety of agencies is explored as a way to enhance the services and scope of comprehensive school health programs ranging from pre-school through high school.

EDI 3500 - Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Middle School English

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for teaching language arts to students in grades 5-9. Includes practicum. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3505* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3505 - Practicum in Teaching Middle School English

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for teaching language arts to students in grades 5-9. Includes practicum. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3500* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3510 - Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Middle School Science

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for teaching language arts to students in grades 5-9. Includes practicum. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3515* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3515 - Practicum in Teaching Middle School Science

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for teaching science to students in grades 5-9. Emphasis on NSTA standards. Includes practicum. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3510* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3520 - Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Middle School Mathematics

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for teaching mathematics to students in grades 5-9. Emphasis on the NCTM standards. Includes practicum. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3525* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3525 - Practicum in Teaching Middle School Mathematics

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and materials for teaching mathematics to students in grades 5-9. Emphasis on the NCTM standards. Includes practicum. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3525* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3540 - Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Middle School Social Studies

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and material for teaching social studies to students in grades 5-9. Includes practicum. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3545* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3545 - Practicum in Teaching Middle School Social Studies

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Methods and material for teaching social studies to students in grades 5-9. Includes practicum. Fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3540* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 3550 - Principles of EC Education

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Exploration of theories and strategies for teaching the young child. Includes an examination of theories and application of theories in the learning environment. Emphasis on diversity and meeting the needs of all children. Includes field work. Spring semester.

EDI 3893 - Technology Applic for Prof.

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course will focus on the development of technology skills to enhance professional growth and productivity including communicating, collaborating, conducting research and solving problems.

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

EDI 3930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EDI 3940 - Portfolio Development II

Credit(s): 0 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This course covers the principles and practices of portfolio development as they pertain to students prior to student teaching, and is specifically designed to address components of students' Program Portfolio. Course products at this level include selection of 8 artifacts and composition of 8 medication statements representing 8 of the ten standards addressed by the portfolio. A student must receive a grade of 'S' prior to student teaching. Prerequisite EDII-297.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 2940

EDI 3980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Independent Study. Every semester.

EDI 4000 - Literacy Assessment and Instruction for Diverse Learners

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Examines characteristics and uses of formal and informal literacy assessment tools for children in grades 1 ¿ 6; strategies for incorporating results into literacy instruction; state content and performance standards for literacy; and strategies for providing in-depth intervention, remediation, and acceleration. Students in this course will develop a diagnostic case study that links assessment, instruction, and reflective practices. Includes 1.5 hours of fieldwork per week. Prerequisite(s): EDI-2000 & EDI-3000.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3000 with a grade of C or higher

EDI 4100 - Literacy and Language Arts in an Integrated Curriculum

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Strategies for helping children develop comprehension in content areas including use of various text organizers and graphics; use of multiple sources of information and technology; and integration of content areas with a focus on expository text. Includes 1.5 hours of fieldwork per week. Prerequisite(s): EDI-2000 & EDI-3000.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3000 with a grade of C or higher; EDI 3070* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 4200 - Disciplinary Literacy Assessment and Intervention for Secondary Students

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Assessment of student literacy skills in the content fields in middle and high school and development of appropriate classroom interventions. Use standardized literacy assessment data and classroom assessments to determine and respond to student strengths needs in accessing and producing print and digital texts. Includes practicum. Prerequisites: EDI 3200 Reading and Writing in the Content Fields, EDF 4240 Growth, Development, and Learning. And Secondary School Curriculum Methods in English EDI 3300, Math EDI 3320, Science EDI 3310, or Social Studies EDI 3340. Pre/Co-requisite: EDSP 4480 Teaching Methods for Inclusive Classrooms.

Prerequisite(s): (EDI 3200 with a grade of C or higher, EDF 4240 with a grade of C or higher, EDI 3300 with a grade of C or higher, EDI 3320 with a grade of C or higher, EDI 3310 with a grade of C or higher, or EDI 3340 with a grade of C or higher); EDSP 4480* with a grade of C or higher

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

EDI 4210 - Methods of Technology Integration

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course emphasizes the authentic use of technology by students in the PK - 12 learning environment. Topics include technology concepts and operations, designing learning environments, teaching and learning with technology, assessment and evaluation, professional practice and social, ethical, legal and human issues. This course meets the compute requirements for teacher certification. Prerequisite: EDI 3893.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3893

Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

EDI 4220 - Second Language Acquisition

Credit(s): 3 Credits

EDI 4250 - School Curr. & Inst Pre K-6

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Emphasis on curriculum content and development of skills for integration of curriculum areas. Alternative instructional techniques for diverse learners will be included. Practicum in elementary setting required. Fall semester.

EDI 4260 - Middle Sch. Curr. & Instr.

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course focuses on instructional strategies, technology and curriculum relevant to the middle schools. Practicum in a middle school setting is required. Fall semester.

EDI 4270 - Secondary Sch Cuur. & Inst

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course focuses on instructional strategies, technology and curriculum relevant to the secondary schools. Practicum in a secondary school setting is required. Fall semester.

EDI 4290 - Mathematics for Diverse Learners

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Materials and methods suitable for teaching children experiencing difficulty in learning mathematics. Includes practicum experience. Fall semester.

EDI 4350 - Intercultural Seminar & Practi

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits

EDI 4360 - Principles and Methods of Catechetics

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course will engage participants with the role of the elementary teacher as a catechist in the mission of the Catholic elementary school. Throughout the course, participants will design age-appropriate lessons to engare children and young adolescents with the core teachings of the Catholic Chruch in ways that enable deepening understanding and growth in faith in elementary-aged students. Offered occasionally.

EDI 4420 - Assess Classroom Performance

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits

EDI 4440 - Assesment in E.C.

Credit(s): 3-4 Credits

Emphasis on use of developmental screening and diagnostic measures and translation of the results into appropriate practice. Focus on informed and formal measures and the incorporation of observation into the assessment process for children with and without disabilities. Includes family involvement, ethical considerations and development of individual plans. Incorporates field experience.

EDI 4450 - Perceptual Motor Develpment

Credit(s): 2 Credits

Students examine the range of variations in perceptual motor abilities among children, develop diagnostic and assessment skills: design instructional materials which can be used in working with children who have motor skill differences. Every third semester.

EDI 4480 - Integrated EC Curriculum I

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Basic methods for curriculum development for young children (Birth - Grade 3) with emphasis on developmentally appropriate practice. Includes learning strategies, selection of materials, development of daily programs, and organization of environment. Focus on integration of language/literacy, mathematics, art, music, drama and movement. Includes field work. Pre requisite EDII-452.

Prerequisite(s): EDI 3550 with a grade of C or higher; EDI 3030 with a grade of C or higher

EDI 4490 - Integrated EC Curriculum II

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Advanced methods for curriculum development for young children (birth - grade 3) with emphasis on developmentally appropriate practice. Focus on planning, implementation and evaluation of integrated curriculum with special emphasis on language/literacy, science, social studies, safety, nutrition and health. incorporated application of research. Includes field work. Prerequisite EDII-448.

EDI 4510 - Counseling in EC

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Focus on approaches to working with young children and their families in the school, home and community. Exploration of theories and methods which enhance positive relations with children and families. Emphasis on a family systems approach. Prerequisite EDII-452.

EDI 4540 - Field Experience: EC Practicum

Credit(s): 5 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Classroom experience under guidance of master teacher in an early childhood setting (birth - grade 3). Incorporated application of theories in the learning environment. Opportunities for development and implementation of appropriate activities with individuals and groups. Field experience focuses on children at various developmental levels including children with disabilities.

EDI 4550 - Practicum: Elementary Ed

Credit(s): 1-4 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Classroom experience under the guidance of a master teacher in an elementary setting (Grades 1-6). Opportunities for development and implementation of appropriate activities with individuals, small and large groups.

EDI 4560 - Practicum: Middle School

Credit(s): 1-4 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Classroom experience under the guidance of a master teacher in a middle school setting (grades 5 -9 ). Opportunities for development and implementation of appropriate activities with individuals, small and large groups.

EDI 4570 - Practicum: Secondary Ed.

Credit(s): 1-4 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Classroom experience under the guidance of a master teacher in a secondary setting (grades 9 - 12). Opportunities for development and implementation of appropriate activities with individuals, small and large groups.

EDI 4700 - Organisation/Mgmnt Ctr EC

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Orientation to personnel goals of early childhood, patterns for coordination of professional and paraprofessional, volunteer, and parent efforts, policy formation: facilitating communication, management approaches. Offered occasionally.

EDI 4720 - Families as Educational Partners

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Survey existing community resources, investigate parenting styles, and examines various areas of home/school cooperation. Spring semester.

EDI 4790 - Seminar: EC Topics

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Exploration of current topics in early childhood. As needed.

EDI 4810 - Obs & Student Teach EC

Credit(s): 10 Credits

Involves ten weeks of full time student teaching under the direction of an experienced teacher and a University supervisor. Student initially observes, then gradually assumes responsibility for all classroom activities. Every semester.

EDI 4820 - Obs & Student Teach Elem Sch

Credit(s): 10 Credits

Involves ten weeks of full time student teaching under the direction of an experienced teacher and a University supervisor. Student initially observes, then gradually assumes responsibility for all classroom activities. Every semester.

EDI 4830 - Obs & Student Teach/Middle Sch

Credit(s): 10 Credits

Involves ten weeks of full time student teaching under the direction of an experienced teacher and a University supervisor. Student initially observes, then gradually assumes responsibility for all classroom activities. Every semester.

EDI 4840 - Obs & Student Teach Sec

Credit(s): 10 Credits

Involves ten weeks of full time student teaching under the direction of an experienced teacher and a University supervisor. Student initially observes, then gradually assumes responsibility for all classroom activities. Every semester.

EDI 4860 - Pro Dev EC,Elem,SpEd, ECSE

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course is designed to focus on issues related to student teaching and professional development. The seminar will include opportunities for problem solving and for developing a professional portfolio. Focus is also on meeting requirements as a beginning teacher. This course is to be taken concurrently with student teaching.

EDI 4870 - Prof Dev Sem Middle,Sec,SpEd

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course focuses on the inclusion of all students in the general early childhood and elementary classrooms. Emphasis will be on the development of interventions, strategies, differentiation of instruction for all students, facilitation of social acceptance, participation in the IEP process and collaboration with other professionals. Includes strategies for gifted students and students with disabilities. Includes field work. Prerequisite EDII431.

EDI 4880 - Senior Inquiry: Non-Certification

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Senior inquiry. Offered annually.

EDI 4930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EDI 4940 - Portfolio Development III

Credit(s): 1 Credit

This course covers the principles and practices of portfolio development as they pertain to student teaching and is specifically designed to assist students in completing their Program Portfolios. Course products at this level include selection of 12-15 artifacts and composition of ten mediation statements representing the ten standards addressed by the portfolio. A student must receive a grade of 'S' for certification and graduation. Prerequisite EDII297 & EDII397.

EDI 4980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EDI 5240 - Sem: Innov in Elem Math Meth

Credit(s): 3 Credits

A seminar in mathematics education including the following topics: New techniques of teaching elementary mathematics content and methodology, supervising elementary teachers, the use of appropriate manipulative in elementary mathematics and a focus on NCTM's agenda for action. Meets certification requirements for middle school principals. Offered occasionally.

EDI 5360 - Principles and Methods of Catechesis

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course will engage participants with the role of the teacher as catechist in the mission of the Catholic school. Throughout the course, participants will design age-appropriate lessons to engage children and adolescents with the core teachings of the Catholic Church in ways that enable deepening understanding and growth in faith in school-aged students.

EDI 5390 - Psychology of Reading

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Students will study research-based strategies for teaching reading K-12, including review of instructional programs and materials used in area schools. In addition, students will examine contemporary issues related to teaching and assessing reading. Class projects will allow student to apply course content to their own teaching contexts and professional goals. Field experiences required.

EDI 5430 - Basic Human Anatomy for Teache

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Workshop designed as a hands on examination of basic human anatomy for junior high and high school teachers. A combination of demonstrations, lectures by physicians, and laboratory experiences. Review of the anatomy and functions of the central nervous, senses reproductive, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal systems. (offered every summer sessions).

EDI 5440 - Human Physiology for Teacher

Credit(s): 2 Credits

A workshop directed to secondary school science teachers, intended as a content based overview of the basic human physiology through exploration of the various body systems ad physiological functions. Students are exposed to methods of teaching human physiology. Hands on laboratory sessions are included. (offered occasionally).

EDI 5600 - Models of Teaching

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Students examine current theories of teaching, practical models for classroom behavior and interaction patterns designed to enhance learning. The wide range of options the teacher may adopt and adapt to his/her unique situation is emphasized. (offered occasionally).

EDI 5620 - Than Chging Roles Class Teach

Credit(s): 3 Credits

An exploration of the role demands upon the teacher in a variety of organizational schemes, examination of related research, student initiated research in local settings. (offered occasionally).

EDI 5700 - Math for Except Child

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Procedures and techniques for diagnosing children's strengths and weaknesses and prescribing appropriate material will be examined and studied. Teachers will also have the opportunity to examine selected formal and informal tests and construct math materials appropriate for their students. (offered occasionally).

EDI 5830 - Tech Teach Read in Content Are

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Specialized reading techniques for special subject matter areas. Developing higher level thinking skills of evaluation and judgment for mature readers for middle, junior and senior high school levels. Special attention to strategies for improving adult reading. Meets certification requirements for middle school principals. (offered occasionally).

EDI 5930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 2 or 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EDI 5950 - Special Study for Exams

Credit(s): 0 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Special Study for exams.

EDI 5960 - MAT Capstone

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course will engage students in consolidating their knowledge and skills through their Master of Arts in Teaching degree coursework, their two years of teaching experience, their two years of membership on an elementary, middle or high school faculty, and their two years of mentoring by their school mentor and their university supervisor.

EDI 5980 - Graduate Reading Course

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Prior permission of guiding professor required.

EDI 6000 - Foundations of Doctoral Study

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatability up to 12 credits)

EDI 6010 - Doctoral Residency

Credit(s): 0-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EDI 6040 - Seminar Children's Literature

Credit(s): 3 Credits

A comparative review of the rationales of the various approaches to teaching literature to children, review of the most current materials and instructional strategies. (offered occasionally).

EDI 6230 - Seminar in Instruction

Credit(s): 3 Credits

An exploration of a particular area as designated in the current semester schedule of classes. (offered occasionally).

EDI 6250 - Practicum C&I

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Open only to doctoral students. A series of planned and supervised field experiences in instructional leadership. (Prior permission of guiding professor).

EDI 6310 - The Supv Process in Elem Sc

Credit(s): 3 Credits

An overview of the research and current practices/models of school supervision and instructional management at the elementary school level. (offered occasionally).

EDI 6320 - Supv Process Sec School

Credit(s): 3 Credits

An overview of the research and current practices/models of school supervision and instructional management at the secondary school level. (offered annually).

EDI 6410 - Elem School Curriculum

Credit(s): 3 Credits

A survey of current curriculum patterns, problems and proposals. Students work with both traditional and innovative programs, exploring the rationale and research in support of selected curriculum segments. (offered annually).

EDI 6420 - Secondary School Curriculum

Credit(s): 3 Credits

A survey of current curriculum patters, problems and proposals. Students work with both traditional and innovative programs, exploring the rationale and research in support of selected curriculum segments. (offered annually).

EDI 6430 - Middle School C&I

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Theories and practice relating to design and evaluation of curriculum will be presented with special attention to curriculum development in a Catholic School. (offered annually).

EDI 6440 - Curriculum Dev in Parochial Sc

Credit(s): 3 Credits

A survey of current middle school research, philosophy, internal and external influences, and instructional practices. Students work with both traditional and innovative programs with the purpose of exploring the rationale and research in support of selected curriculum and instruction (offered annually).

EDI 6450 - Curriculum Development

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Practice in using the processes of curriculum development through examination of existing programs., developing new segments of curriculum, making curriculum guide revisions or structuring the process of revision. (offered occasionally).

EDI 6460 - Curriculum Theory

Credit(s): 3 Credits

A seminar exploring existing approaches to curriculum theory, its historical development and current issues. (offered annually).

EDI 6480 - Seminar in Curriculum

Credit(s): 2 or 3 Credits

An exploration of a particular area of curriculum as designated in the current semester Schedule of classes. Offered occasionally.

EDI 6550 - Principles of Assessment for Education Settings

Credit(s): 3 Credits

EDI 6930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 0-4 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EDI 6950 - Special Study for Written Comprehensive Exams

Credit(s): 0 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Special Study for exams.

EDI 6960 - Project Guidance

Credit(s): 0-4 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Project Guidance.

EDI 6980 - Graduate Reading Course

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Prior permission of guiding professor required.

EDI 6990 - Dissertation Research

Credit(s): 0-6 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Dissertation Research.