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Courses with the TCH_LRN Subject

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Teaching And Learning (TCH_LRN)

Fall 2020 Spring 2021 


301 Learning and Development 3 Analysis of the connections among learning theories, human development theories, and educational practice in today's PK-12 classrooms. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

304 Introduction to Middle Level Education 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 101; TCH LRN 301. Introduction to developmentally appropriate organization, structures, curriculum, and instruction in the middle grades.

305 Fundamentals of Instruction 2 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Introduction to lesson and unit plans, state standards, instructional models, and basic strategies for using and integrating technology.

306 [M] Survey of Elementary Reading and Language Arts 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Attitudes, knowledge, and skills needed for successful teaching of reading and language arts.

307 Survey of Children's Literature 3 Types, values, selection of children's literature; role of teacher in facilitating children's experiences with books. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

310 [M] Classroom Management 2 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Strategies for developing positive and supportive classroom learning environments. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

317 Initial Practicum Experience 2 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 301. Classroom experience providing observation, reflection and gradual classroom involvement and teaching responsibility. Typically offered Summer Session. S, F grading.

320 Elementary Reading Methods 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Teaching methods, materials, and content in elementary school reading.

321 Early Literacy 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Designed for pre-service teachers to link assessment and instruction and guide the development of early reading and writing skills. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

322 [M] Reading and Writing in Grades 4 - 8 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Designed for pre-service teachers to link assessment and instruction and assist upper-elementary students to read and write more effectively. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

330 Diversity in Education 3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 301 or concurrent enrollment; for candidates admitted to teacher education (Elementary Education). Social, historical, and philosophical foundations of gender, socioeconomic, linguistic, and cultural diversity in schools. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

333 Introduction to English as a Second Language (ESL) 3 Foundations of ESL with attention to basic concepts of second language processing in educational settings. Typically offered Fall.

339 Communicating in Diverse Classrooms 3 Selected topics dealing with linguistic diversity, cross-cultural communication, language development and language use. Typically offered Spring.

352 Teaching Elementary Mathematics 3 Course Prerequisite: MATH 252; for candidates admitted to teacher education (EDUC). Teaching methods, materials, and content in elementary and middle school mathematics. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

371 Teaching Elementary Science 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Teaching methods, materials, and content in elementary and middle school science. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

385 Teaching Elementary Social Studies 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Teaching methods, materials, and content in elementary and middle school social studies. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

390 Integrating Fine Arts into K-8 Curriculum 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Integrating the range of fine arts (art, music, dance, drama) into K-8 curriculum; designed for preservice and inservice general K-8 teachers. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

401 Practicum in Bilingual/ESL Education 3 (1-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education or secondary education). Work with students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds in educational settings. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 401 and 501. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

402 Instructional Practicum I V 1 (0-3) to 6 (0-18) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Application of educational theories and approaches learned during methods Block I. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

403 Social Foundations of Elementary Curriculum 2 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). The school; historical, and philosophical foundations of education; school law and professional certification. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

404 Linguistics for Educators 3 Use of linguistics to better understand second language learning and teaching and the physical aspects of acquiring a language. Recommended preparation: TCH LRN 333, and /or TCH LRN 339, or admission to the College of Education. Typically offered Summer Session.

405 Instructional Practicum II V 1 (0-3) to 6 (0-18) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Application of educational theories and approaches learned during methods Block II. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

409 Fundamentals of Curriculum and Assessment for Teaching English Language Learners 3 Research in curriculum development for and assessment of language minority students. Typically offered Spring.

410 Theoretical Foundations of Bilingual/ESL Education 3 Theoretical foundations related to research and instructional strategies for effective schooling of language minority students. Credit not granted for TCH LRN 410 and 510. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

411 Bilingual Methods and Materials Across Content Areas 3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 333, 335, 339, 410, or 413. Approaches, methods, and materials across content areas for the bilingual classroom.

413 Introduction to ESL for K-8 Teachers V 2-3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Introduction to teaching ESL students for K-8 teachers. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

414 Methods and Materials for Bilingual/ESL Education 3 Research and instructional methods related to English language acquisition across content areas. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 414 and TCH LRN 514. Recommended preparation: Recommended: TCH LRN 410 or 510; TCH LRN 509; TCH LRN 549. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

415 Student Teaching V 6 (1-15) to 16 (1-45) Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education or secondary education). To begin student teaching the candidate must have paid certification fees and have a currently valid teacher certificate application with character and fitness supplement on file; completed with a C or better all course work for the teacher certificate; received fingerprinting clearance from Washington State Patrol, FBI, and Office of Professional Practices; earned a 2.5 GPA overall, in endorsement area and professional core courses. Placement by interview only at approved sites. Supervised teaching in public schools including seminars reflecting on effective teaching and professional certification. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

416 Computer-assisted Language Learning 3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 333. Principles of language learning with technology and application to problems of practice. Typically offered Fall.

417 Coding for Teachers 3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 445 or 466. Elements of coding and programming for elementary and secondary classrooms. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 417 and 517. Recommended preparation: Introduction to education technology course. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall.

419 Instructional Media Production 3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 333. Principles of media design for diverse learners and application to problems of practice. Typically offered Fall.

425 Conceptual Aspects of Mathematics 3 Exploration of conceptual models for thinking about mathematical ideas; activities and discussions of mathematical thinking and instruction. (Crosslisted course offered as TCH LRN 425, MATH 425).

428 Introduction to Literacy within the Disciplines 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education or secondary education). Enrollment not allowed if credit already earned for TCH LRN 528. Explores literacy research and practices that enhance the learning of various disciplines taught in K-12 settings. Credit not allowed for students who have earned credit for TCH LRN 528. Typically offered Fall.

430 Methods of Teaching Secondary Science I 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Application of learning and theory and philosophy and structure of science in teaching middle and secondary school science courses. (Crosslisted course offered as BIOLOGY 430, MBIOS 480, TCH LRN 430). Typically offered Fall.

431 Methods of Teaching Secondary Science II 3 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 430, MBIOS 480, or TCH LRN 430; junior standing. Integration of assessment, curricular, and technological tools into instruction that aligns with learning theory and the philosophy/structure of science. (Crosslisted course offered as BIOLOGY 431, MBIOS 481, TCH LRN 431). Typically offered Spring.

433 Middle Level Mathematics Methods 3 Middle-school philosophy; understanding of effective standards and research-based methods. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 433 and 533. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Summer.

434 Conceptualization of Proportional Thinking 3 Investigation of the development of K-14 students' understanding of proportional reasoning. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 434 and 534. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

441 Psychology of Reading for K-12 3 Enrollment not allowed if credit already earned for TCH LRN 551. Psychological, perceptual, motivational, developmental and physiological aspects of reading. Credit not allowed for students who have earned credit for TCH LRN 551. Typically offered Fall.

443 Introduction to Assessment and Instruction for Reading: K-12 4 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 321. Enrollment not allowed if credit already earned for TCH LRN 553. Evaluation techniques and instructional practices for impacting the reading achievement of K-12 students. Credit not allowed for students who have earned credit for TCH LRN 553. Typically offered Spring.

445 Elementary Methods of Educational Technology 2 (1-2) Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Consideration of all technologies in K-8 schools, applications for their use, some production techniques and instructional methodologies. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

446 Developmental Approaches to Writing 3 Enrollment not allowed if credit already earned for TCH LRN 546. Theory and research relevant to instructional approaches and practices for teaching writing in K-12 schools. Credit not allowed for students who have earned credit for TCH LRN 546. Typically offered Spring.

448 Teaching Reading Comprehension 3 Enrollment not allowed if credit already earned for TCH LRN 558. Key theoretical concepts and their implications for improved comprehension instruction, for K-12. Credit not allowed for students who have earned credit for TCH LRN 558. Typically offered Spring.

463 Teaching Concepts of Probability and Statistics 3 Course Prerequisite: MATH 252. Development of mathematical concepts and related teaching strategies for probability and statistics, with an emphasis on middle school topics. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 463 and 563. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Spring and Summer.

464 Curriculum, Instruction and Content Literacy Methods 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (secondary education). Development of curriculum, instruction and content literacy materials and methods for teaching in the secondary school classroom. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

465 Teaching English Language Learners for Secondary Teachers 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (secondary education). Practical knowledge for teaching ELL students in a variety of instructional contexts. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

466 Secondary Methods of Educational Technology 2 (1-2) Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (secondary education). Integration of technologies for teaching and learning within the 9-12 classrooms; hands-on development of technology enhanced activities and lessons. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

467 [M] Adolescence, Community, and School 3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 317; TCH LRN 464; TCH LRN 465; TCH LRN 466; for candidates admitted to teacher education (secondary education). Understanding the socio-cultural dynamics of adolescence and youth cultures and the roles they play in secondary schools. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

469 Advanced Practicum for Secondary Teachers V 2 (0-6) to 3 (0-9) Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 317. Field experience with classroom observation and teaching prior to student teaching; weekly seminar included. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

470 Special Education, Transition, and Classroom Management for Secondary General Education Teachers 3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 317; TCH LRN 464; TCH LRN 465; TCH LRN 466; for candidates admitted to teacher education (secondary education). Overview of special education topics, transition practices, and classroom management techniques for general education classrooms. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

480 Multicultural Education in a Global Society 3 Multicultural and multilingual education from a global perspective; development of multicultural curriculum. (Crosslisted course offered as TCH LRN 580, CSSTE 535, MIT 552). Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 480 and TCH LRN 580. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

483 Integrating Health and Fitness into K-8 Curriculum 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to teacher education (elementary education). Integrating health and fitness concepts into the K-8 curriculum; issues of abuse; designed for preservice and inservice K-8 teachers. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

487 Global Geography 3 Open to non-education majors. World geography as a global perspective; education in the contemporary world: the interaction between human societies and the natural environment.

490 [CAPS] Advanced Practicum for Elementary Teachers 3 (0-9) Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 401 or 405; senior standing. Intensive practicum integrating educational theory with teaching in classroom contexts. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

497 Topics in In-Service Education V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. New developments and applications on selected in-service and staff development topics. Typically offered Fall and Summer.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

501 Practicum in Bilingual/ESL Education 3 (1-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Work with students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds in educational settings. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 401 and 501. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

502 Assessment for Teaching and Learning V 2-3 Instruction in sound assessment practices for preservice and inservice graduate students. Typically offered Summer Session.

504 Advanced Study in Linguistics for Educators 3 Use of linguistics to better understand second language learning and teaching and the physical aspects of acquiring a language.

506 Multicultural Classroom Instruction and Management 4 Instructional and management strategies for maximizing students' opportunities to learn in a multicultural setting.

507 Seminar in Literacy in Multicultural Settings I 3 Multicultural perspective to curriculum development and classroom literacy practices. Typically offered Spring and Summer.

508 Seminar in Literacy in Multicultural Settings II 3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 507. Multicultural perspective to curriculum development and classroom literacy practices.

509 Research in Curriculum and Assessment for Bilingual/ESL Education 3 Research in curriculum development for and assessment of language minority students. Recommended preparation: TCH LRN 510; TCH LRN 549.  Typically offered Fall.

510 Theoretical Foundations of Bilingual/ESL Education 3 Theoretical foundations related to research and instructional strategies for effective schooling of language minority students. Credit not granted for TCH LRN 410 and 510. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall.

511 Theoretical Foundations of Education Research 3 Identification and use of theoretical components to guide and explain education research.

512 Language and Cultural Factors in Mathematics 3 Research and instructional strategies related to linguistic and cultural influences on learning math. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

514 Methods and Materials for Bilingual/ESL Education 3 Research and instructional methods related to English language acquisition across content areas. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 414 and TCH LRN 514. Recommended preparation: Recommended: TCH LRN 410 or 510; TCH LRN 509; TCH LRN 549. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Spring.

515 The Education of Cultural and Linguistic Minority Students 3 Issues in the education of language minority students.

516 Advanced Study in Computer-Assisted Language Learning 3 Research, theory, and practice in computer-assisted language learning. Typically offered Spring.

517 Coding for Teachers 3 Elements of coding and programming for elementary and secondary classrooms. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 417 and 517. Recommended preparation: Introduction to education technology course. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall.

518 Integrating Technology into the Curriculum 3 Examination and articulation of the potential for new technologies to expand learning opportunities.

519 Instructional Media Production I 3 Instructional media development, emphasizing the theory and methods of instructional design, digital media production and evaluation. Typically offered Fall.

520 Topics in Special Student Populations V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. For K-12 teachers. Knowledge of special student populations and guidance in developing appropriate curricula. Typically offered Summer Session. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

521 Topics in Education V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Recent research, developments, issues, and/or applications in selected areas of education. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

522 Topics in Education V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Recent research, development, issues, and/or applications in selected areas of education. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

523 Topics in Education V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Recent research, development, issues, and/or applications in selected areas of education. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

524 Topics in Education V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Recent research, development, issues, and/or applications in selected areas of education. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

526 Research in Multicultural Education 3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 515. Research and instructional practices focusing on multicultural education.

527 Seminar in Teacher Education Instruction 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Teacher preparation program components and rationale, university teaching strategies, and evaluation methods. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

528 Literacy within the Disciplines 3 Explores literacy research and practices that enhance the learning of various disciplines taught in K-12 settings. (Crosslisted course offered as TCH LRN 528, MIT 551). Credit not allowed for students who have earned credit for TCH LRN 428. Typically offered Fall and Summer.

530 Innovations in Reading V 2-3

531 Frameworks for Research in Mathematics and Science Education 3 Exploration of research frameworks and methodologies specific to mathematics and science education. Typically offered Spring.

532 Children's Literature in the Curriculum 2 Theory and classroom applications for selecting and using literature and storytelling in content areas; reading, writing, language development, the arts.

533 Middle Level Mathematics Methods 3 Middle-school philosophy; understanding of effective standards and research-based methods. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 433 and 533. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Summer.

534 Conceptualization of Proportional Thinking 3 Investigation of the development of K-14 students' understanding of proportional reasoning. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 434 and 534. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

537 Seminar in Language, Literacy, and Culture 3 Interrelationships between schools, literacy, and student cultural background. Typically offered Spring and Summer.

538 Writing Across the Curriculum 3 Writing for learning at grade levels K-12.

539 Innovations in Language Arts 3 The most recent developments in language arts instruction for pre-service and in-service teachers K-12.

541 Teacher Professional Certification: Pre-Assessment Seminar V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Candidates evaluate current teaching against standards to determine steps for professional growth plans which measure positive impact on student learning.

542 Teacher Professional Certification: Researching Exemplary Practices V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Teachers will apply exemplary practices, continue to assess their performance and college evidence of positive impact on student learning.

543 Teacher Professional Certification: Culminating Seminar V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Candidates will complete ProCert requirements to document positive impact on students' learning: set new goals; learn about National Board options.

544 Teaching Children's and Young Adult Literature 3 Trends, issues, and research in children's and young adult literature. Typically offered Fall and Summer.

546 Teaching Writing 3 Enrollment not allowed if credit already earned for TCH LRN 446. Theory and research relevant to instructional approaches and practices for teaching writing in K-12 schools. Credit not allowed for students who have earned credit for TCH LRN 446. Typically offered Spring and Summer.

547 Teaching Folk Literature to Children and Adolescents 3 Folk literature as a genre in child and adolescent literature; curriculum applications; reading, language development, social studies, creative expression.

548 Teaching Adolescent Literature 3 Evaluating, selecting, and using literature for middle school and teenage students. Typically offered Spring and Summer.

549 Communicating in a Multilingual Society 3 Study of language in social and educational context and its relation to cultural and linguistic diversity. Recommended preparation: TCH LRN 510. Typically offered Fall.

550 Second Language Learning and Literacy 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to a graduate program. Research on second language teaching and learning in literacy education with a focus on English language learners in US schools. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

551 Psychology of Reading 3 Enrollment not allowed if credit already earned for TCH LRN 441. Psychological, perceptual, motivational, developmental and physiological aspects of reading. Credit not allowed for students who have earned credit for TCH LRN 441. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

553 Assessment and Instruction for Reading 4 (3-3) Enrollment not allowed if credit already earned for TCH LRN 443. Evaluation techniques and instructional practices for impacting the reading achievement of K-12 students. Credit not allowed for students who have earned credit for TCH LRN 443. Typically offered Summer Session.

554 Sociolinguistics 3 Interaction between language use and sociopolitical and cultural contexts; cultural and linguistic delivery and educational opportunity. Recommended preparation: TCH LRN 504. Typically offered Fall and Summer.

555 Seminar in Literacy Development 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Current and historical research in reading/language arts, infancy through college and adult years; papers presented by faculty, invited speakers, and students. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

557 Research in Reading 3 Exploration of qualitative and quantitative reading research covering topics of current and historical importance. Typically offered Spring.

558 Improving Reading Comprehension (K-12) 3 Enrollment not allowed if credit already earned for TCH LRN 448. Key theoretical concepts and their implications for improved comprehension instruction, for K-12. Credit not allowed for students who have earned credit for TCH LRN 448. Typically offered Spring.

560 Research in Teaching 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Recent developments in research on teaching; both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies emphasized. Typically offered Summer Session.

561 Elementary School Mathematics 3 Research on curriculum and instruction issues in elementary school mathematics. Typically offered Spring.

562 Foundations of Literacy: Theory and Research 3 Interdisciplinary inquiry into the various foundations of literacy.

563 Teaching Concepts of Probability and Statistics 3 Development of mathematical concepts and related teaching strategies for probability and statistics, with an emphasis on middle school topics. Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 463 and 563. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

565 Introduction to Scholarly Inquiry 1 Introduction to the Ed.M program including the scholarship and research requirements and the role of students and action research. Typically offered Summer Session.

566 Democratic Education 3 Rationale and skill to assist teachers in making classrooms more democratic.

567 Social Foundations of Language and Literacy 3 Social and cultural theories of language and literacy. Recommended preparation: Admission to a doctoral program. Typically offered Spring.

568 Psychological Foundations of Language and Literacy 3 Psychological foundations of language and Literacy. Recommended preparation: Admission to a doctoral program. Typically offered Odd Years - Fall.

569 Critical Analysis of Children's and Young Adult Literature 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to a graduate program. Multicultural analysis of children's and adolescent literature and its pedagogical and sociopolitical implications and possibilities. Typically offered Odd Years - Spring.

570 Theory and Research in Digital Literacies 3 Ideas of literacy and effects of technology on literacy and policy, particularly those issues addressing diverse learners. Typically offered Odd Years - Spring.

571 Research in STEM Education 3 Contemporary issues in STEM education research and practice. Typically offered Odd Years - Spring.

573 Theory and Research in Computer-Assisted Language Learning 3 Information and tools needed to contribute to the CALL research literature.

574 Science for All: An Individual and Multicultural Perspective 3 Implications of cultural and individual diversity for understanding western scientific and mathematical thought; an activity-based, educational perspective. Typically offered Spring.

577 Curriculum Theory 3 Curriculum theory as the interdisciplinary study of educational experience. (Crosslisted course offered as TCH LRN 577, CSSTE 539). Typically offered Fall.

578 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) I 3 Development of evidence aligned with National Board standards and allowance for reflection on the impact of teaching and student learning. Required background must include: Bachelor's degree from accredited institution, valid state teaching/counseling certificate, completion of minimum 3 years successful full-time teaching in a U.S. P-12 school. Typically offered Fall.

579 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) II 3 Construct/submit portfolio of evidence meeting national standards in classrooms for National Board Certification assessment. Required background must include: Bachelor's degree from accredited institution, valid state teaching/counseling certificate, completion of minimum 3 years successful full-time teaching in a U.S. P-12 school.

580 Multicultural Education in a Global Society 3 Multicultural and multilingual education from a global perspective; development of multicultural curriculum. (Crosslisted course offered as TCH LRN 580, CSSTE 535, MIT 552). Credit not granted for both TCH LRN 480 and TCH LRN 580. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

581 Learning and Development in Mathematics and Science 3 This course explores and illustrates what we know about various aspects of mathematical learning at various grade levels. Typically offered Fall.

582 Scholarly Writing 3 Interdisciplinary; supports students to write publication-quality manuscripts.

583 Problem Solving in Elementary and Middle Level Education 3 Course Prerequisite: For candidates admitted to MIT. Integration of knowledge and skills to address complex cases in teaching and learning.

584 Research in Teaching Mathematics and Science 3 Development of an understanding for the research literature that is particularly related to mathematics and science teaching.

585 Focused Reading and Conference in Math/Science Education V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Designed to foster ongoing scholarship for individuals interested in mathematics and/or science educational research.

588 Action Research: Teachers as Research 3 Theoretical concepts, research, issues, models, and strategies for implementation of action research. Typically offered Spring and Summer.

590 Internship V 2-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Course Prerequisite: By interview only. Opportunities in professional positions. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

591 Research Internship in Math/Science Education V 2-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Provides opportunities for students to work closely with an accomplished researcher to observe, learn, and practice research methods. Typically offered Summer Session.

596 Topics in In-Service Education V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Advanced study of research, practice, and contemporary issues in education. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

597 Topics in In-Service Education V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. New developments and applications on selected in-service and staff development topics. S, F grading.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

702 Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to one of the following PhD programs: Cultural Studies and Social Thought in Education, Math and Science Education, or Language, Literacy, and Technology. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

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