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An accompanying seminar is included in which hte professional role of the teacher is discussed
Guided participation in schools and/or selected agencies offering programs for children/youth. Q. Middle Level
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 304
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per semester: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Certification, employment potential, terminology, publications, resources, and introduction to the trends, philosophies, methods, and approaches to contemporary industrial education programs.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 213 is a required, introductory, pre-professional course for teaching endorsement in English as a Second Language.
Cross-cultural communication in educational settings through the development, analysis, and evaluation of varied pedagogical approaches and strategies for tutoring ESL students in the K to 12th grade setting.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Development of strategies for using various application software packages in Career and Technical Education classrooms.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Development of strategies for using technology to support K-12 classroom instruction. Electronic portfolios, Internet resources, applications software, and authoring programs.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Development of strategies for using technology to support K-12 classroom instruction. Internet resources, applications software, and authoring programs.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Key concepts to becoming an effective coach. Creation of a sound educational philosophy, values development, assessment techniques, practical issues tied to interscholastic coaching, and a review of those psychological factors that can improve sports performance for athletes.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
An accompanying seminar is included where the professional role of the teacher is discussed.
Guided participation/observation in schools/agencies offering programs for children/youth. A. Elementary (1-4 cr, max 4) Parallel EDPS 250. B. Elementary (1-4 cr, max 4) Parallel TEAC 351. I. Secondary Art (1-4 cr, max 4) J. Secondary Business Education (1-4 cr, max 4) M. Secondary Industrial Education (1-4 cr, max 4) N. Secondary Language Arts (1-4 cr, max 4) O. Secondary Marketing Education (1-4 cr, max 4) P. Secondary Mathematics (1-4 cr, max 4) Q. Middle Level (1-4 cr, max 4) R. Secondary Modern Languages (1-4 cr, max 4) V. Secondary Science (1-4 cr, max 4) W. Secondary Social Science (1-4 cr, max 4)
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 297E, TEAC 307, TEAC 308, TEAC 311, TEAC 313, TEAC 315, TEAC 351
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
An accompanying seminar is included where the professional role of the teacher is discussed. Parallel EDPS 250
Guided participation/observation in schools/agencies offering programs for children/youth.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
An accompanying seminar is included where the professional role of the teacher is discussed. Parallel TEAC 351
Guided participation/observation in schools/agencies offering programs for children/youth.
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 297E, TEAC 307, TEAC 308, TEAC 311, TEAC 313, TEAC 315, TEAC 351
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Acceptance to the Elementary Education Program. Parrallel with TEAC 297B, 308, 317, 351, and Math 300.
This practicum accompanies TEAC 317, Teaching English Language Learners in Elementary Schools and is an introduction to teaching ESL in elementary classrooms. It is fifteen hours of observation and participation in classrooms that enroll English language learners. These classrooms may be general education classrooms and/or self-contained (English as a second language) classrooms as site assignments dictate.
Credit Hours: N/A
Max credits per semester: 1
Max credits per degree: 1
Course Format: Field 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
An accompanying seminar is included where the professional role of the teacher is discussed.
Guided participation/observation in schools/agencies offering programs for children/youth.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program.
Reading in the broad field of children's literature. Survey of various genres; kinds of books; authors, poets, illustrators; historical development; contemporary topics and trends. Principles and practices in selection and adaptation of literature to the needs of the child. Presentation and instructional methodology.
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 402
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 362, TEAC 197 (1 cr) or permission.
Curriculum materials and equipment; analysis of physical, mental, and emotional development. Records and participation with young children. Parent-teacher relationships.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program or the Inclusive Education Program.
Exploration and experiences with the arts. Supporting ways to include and promote the arts within the curriculum of the elementary school.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Elementary Teacher Education Program.
The guidance of art through the elementary school in accordance with the growth and development of the child. Objectives, materials, and methods for meaningful teaching of art.
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 406
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program; 6 hrs social sciences; TEAC 297B and 351; EDPS 362.
The role, content, materials, and trends of social studies in childhood education; selection and use of learning experiences; development of lesson plans and/or teaching unit.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program; Parallel MATH 300, TEAC 297B, and TEAC 351.
Scope, content, and organization of the mathematics curriculum; development, use, and sources of instructional materials; teaching procedures.
This course is a prerequisite for: MATH 300, TEAC 351
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program; TEAC 297B and 351; EDPS 362; Parallel TEAC 397A.
Objectives, scope, content, and organization of the reading curriculum; methods of effective teaching; development, use, and sources of instructional materials.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPED 415, SPED 415A
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program; TEAC 297B and 351; EDPS 362; Parallel TEAC 397A.
Theory and practice of teaching the language arts in the elementary school. Selection, construction, and use of instructional materials for and with elementary children.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPED 415
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program; two courses in science; TEAC 297B and 351; EDPS 362.
Role, trends, content, and materials of science in childhood education. Development of science experiences for use with children.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to a Teacher Education Program.
TEAC 317 is 'Letter grade only'.
Pedagogical, linquistic, and cultural issues of schooling English language learners in general education elementary school classrooms.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Integrating instructional multi-media applications into Career and Technical Education courses.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 330
Multicultural EducationCrosslisted as ETHN 330
Prereqs:
Sophomore standing.
Role of minority group status in American society. Ethnic minority group cultures, the existence of subcultures within the mainstream of society, women in the social setting, and their relationship to the American education process. Analytic methods of study.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 2, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 9
Prereqs:
Sophomore standing.
Questions of educational purpose and the complex relationship between school and society. Brings disciplinary resources to bear for developing interpretive, normative, and critical perspectives on education, inside and outside of schools.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 282
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 2, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 8
Prereqs:
Permission.
Active involvement with the philosophy, duties and demands of middle level education. Discussions and readings relating to the professional role of middle level educators in a seminar setting.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program or Special Education/Elementary Education or Early Childhood/Elementary Education; parallel TEAC 297B, TEAC 308, and MATH 300.
Organizing the learning environment in a culturally and socially responsive classroom. Theory and practice of creating a cooperative community that fosters both social and academic development. Theoretical perspectives are linked to actual classroom experience.
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 308
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
The integration of elementary subjects through movement activities and the understanding of healthy concepts. Social skills, health, and mental revitalization for improved academic performance.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 397
Professional Practicum Experience IIICrosslisted as EDPS 397, SPED 397
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth. A. Elementary Level (1-10 cr) An accompanying seminar is included where the professional role of the teacher is discussed. D. Unified Primary K-3 (EDPS, SPED 397D) (1-10 cr) I. Secondary Art (1-10 cr) J. Secondary Business Education (1-10 cr) L. Information Technology (1-10 cr) M. Secondary Industrial Education (1-10 cr) N. Secondary Language Arts (1-10 cr) O. Secondary Marketing Education (1-10 cr) P. Secondary Mathematics (1-10 cr) Q. Middle Level (1-10 cr) An accompanying seminar is included where the professional role of the teacher is discussed. R. Secondary Modern Languages (1-10 cr) V. Secondary Science (1-10 cr) W. Secondary Social Science (1-10 cr)
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 311, TEAC 313, TEAC 451V
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 397A
Professional Practicum Experience III ElementaryCrosslisted as EDPS 397A, SPED 397A
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
An accompanying seminar is included where the professional role of the teacher is discussed.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 311, TEAC 313
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 397D
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 397M
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth. An accompanying seminar is included where the professional role of the teacher is discussed.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 451V
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Prior arrangement with and permission of individual faculty member.
Special research project or reading program under the direction of a staff member in the department.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
TEAC 302 and successful completion of student teaching or permission.
Contempoary literature for children, all forms and genres; development of meaningful and creative learning activities for children; professional readings and research related to children's literature.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Parallel TEAC 497A (student teaching).
Art: K-12 (1-3 cr, max 3) N. Secondary: Language Arts (1-3 cr, max 3) P. Secondary: Math (1-3 cr, max 3) Q. Middle School (1-3 cr, max 3) R. Secondary: Modern Language (1-3 cr, max 3) V. Secondary: Science (1-3 cr, max 3) W. Secondary: Social Science (1-3 cr, max 3).
Only portion removed/changed:A. Elementary: K-6 (1-3 cr, max 3).
Analysis of school programs. Education and curriculum, teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Parellel TEAC497A.
Three seminars required per semester. Capstone seminar for the elementary education program. The capstone course will accompany the student teaching experience. This reflective study will be presented to peers and faculty in a conference format at the last seminar meeting. This conference format is intended to serve as a step in the transition from student to professional.
Examine and reflect on a theme with evidence from pre-service development and examine this topic through the entire length of coursework and field experiences.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
Must be admitted into the Secondary Teacher Education Program
Course numbers and call numbers can be obtained from the appropriate subject matter adviser in the College Student Services Center.
The capstone course will consist of three all day sessions addressing different issues that complement the pre-service teaching experience (e.g. teaching English learners; assessment; integrated teaching), Blackboard discussions and a presentation. Examine and reflect on the nine themes outlined in the TLTE Cognitive Map. Reflect on evidence from the whole pre-service development and examine it through the entire length of coursework and field experiences.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
12 hrs education including TEAC 306 or equivalent; teaching experience or student teaching.
Techniques, plans, and procedures for improving instruction in elementary school art. Current practices, issues, and trends; evaluation of instructional materials.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Techniques, plans, and procedures for improving instruction in mathematics. Analysis of current instructional and supervisory practices. Evaluation of research and instructional materials. A. Primary: K-3 (3 cr) B. Elementary: 4-6 (3 cr) E. Secondary: 7-12 (3 cr) J. Special Topics (3 cr)
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Recent developments in education of children and their bearing on the selection and guidance of appropriate activities and materials for the kindergarten. Related functions of home, school, and other educational agencies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Overview of reading processes and programs with attention to strategies for comprehension and word identification, approaches, and materials. A. Teaching Reading (3 cr) B. Special Topics in Reading (1-6 cr)
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Preparation for teaching K-12 learners whose language of nurture is not English.
Credit Hours: 1-15
Max credits per degree: 15
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 413A/813A
Preparation for teaching K-12 learners whose language of nurture is not English.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Preparation for teaching K-12 learners whose language of nurture is not English.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Preparation for teaching K-12 learners whose language of nurture is not English.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Preparation for teaching K-12 learners whose language of nurture is not English.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 413M/813M is required for English Language Learner (ELL) certification.
Theory and pedagogy in the teaching of English Language Learners (ELLs) in course content areas at all levels of K-12 education. Identify and design linguistically and culturally responsive instruction for English learners in the disciplines (e.g. language arts, science, mathematics, social sciences).
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 413P/813P
Methodologies for teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) in international settings.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs:
Admission to the Inclusive Early Childhood Teacher Education Program; CYAF 270, 270L, 374, and 374L.
The creation and practice of developmentally appropriate instruction in curricular areas for K to 3rd grades. Role of the teacher and/or facilitator in relationship to the primary curriculum and learning environment. A. Literacy Methods for the Primary Student: K to 3rd (3 cr) Prereq: Parallel TEAC 397D. B. Social Studies and Science Methods for the Primary Student: K to 3rd (3 cr) Prereq: Parallel TEAC 397D. D. Mathematics Methods for the Primary Student: K to 3rd (3 cr) Prereq: Parallel Math 200.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 9
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Learning and teaching of writing with consideration given to developmental factors of children and adolescents.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Theory, research and practice of most recent foreign language models and strategies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 425/825
Foundation and scope of current and projected vocational cooperative education programs and general education work experience. Coordination techniques, selection and placement, instructional procedures, youth leadership activities, organization and administration, and evaluation of cooperative occupational education.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 429/829
Instructional CommunicationCrosslisted as COMM 427/827
Prereqs:
Junior/senior standing; College of Education and Human Sciences major; COMM 200, 201; or permission.
Advanced introductory course in instructional communication, focusing on understanding variables associated with the communication process in instructional settings and managing instructional communication more effectively. Provides an experimental and a cognitive understanding of the role of communication in the instructional process.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Open to advanced undergraduates and graduate students
Fundamental ideas and skills that students can use to begin to form personal philosophical perspectives on education that can be justified intellectually, practically, and ethically. Using case studies of realistic school situations and the theoretical work of a range of writers in education, students explore conceptions of teaching, learning, curriculum, and the relationship between school and society.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Social and cultural analyses of curriculum, teaching, and education policy from disciplinary perspectives. A. The Anthropology of Education (3 cr) B. The History of Education (3 cr) E. The Sociology of Education (3 cr) J. Special Topics (3 cr)
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hrs education.
History and development of America's colleges and universities and recent trends and problems in higher education.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 433/833
Foundations, trends, and problems of selected national systems of education as seen in cultural perspective.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Comparative Education investigates origins, goals, organization, challenges, and accomplishments of various countries' school systems with intentional comparisons to American practices.  The 'A' format is a survey course that considers examples from all over the world. The 'B' format focuses on a single country (plus the U.S. for comparative purposes) and includes overseas travel-study (e.g., to South Korea, South Africa, or Chile) and visits to schools in the visited countries.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
None
This course could be taken more than once for additional credits assuming the student uses it for travel-study to different places.  For example, a student could not visit South Korea twice with the same professor teaching the same syllabus, but could visit South Korea once (as one 3-hour course) and South Africa (as another 3-hour course).
Course investigates origins, goals, organization, challenges, and accomplishments of various countries' school systems with intentional comparisons to American practices.  The 'B' format focuses on a single country (plus the U.S. for comparative purposes) and includes overseas travel-study (e.g., to South Korea, South Africa, or Chile) and visits to schools in the visited countries.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Field 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 434/834
Open to advanced undergraduates and graduate students
Basic issues in ethics and education. Using theoretical material and case studies, students consider such ideas and issues as the nature of moral judgment, equality, justice, caring, and respect for persons, and discuss how educators might respond in ethically justifiable ways to difficult situations they may encounter.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hours education, social sciences, or Latin American Studies; or permission.
Survey of contemporary practices and problems in Latin American education, with special emphasis on the role of education in the national development.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Democracy and how educational institutions and practices might facilitate or hinder democratic process and aims. The fact of cultural and moral pluralism in the United States, and to the educational responses to pluralism that are possible and appropriate in a polity that aims to be democratic. A range of stances on these issues.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Analysis of various aspects of linguistic study including dialects, usage, modern grammar, semantics, lexicography, etc., and their application in the K-12 school English classroom. Investigation and clarification of language concepts and the development of teaching materials that can be used in the classroom.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to a Teacher Education Program.
Wide range of young adult literature available for use in schools. Critical and rhetorical tools for responding to a variety of literary texts and techniques for eliciting a wider range of responses to literature; consideration for readers aged 11-16.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Simultaneous teaching of academic content and functional teaching of reading in the content areas; assessment of comprehension, vocabulary/concept attainment; analyses of text; improvement of content area learning through reading/writing development.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPED 406, SPED 406A
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Curriculum issues in Career and Technical Education courses using instructional technology. Subject integration, application of standards, use of Web-based resources and resource management.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Technology issues and the impact on society of access, privacy, confidentiality, ethics and emerging technologies; professional attitude and responsibility in using technology.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Culminating professional course in a program for the preparation of middle level educators. Best practices in middle level education; history and philosophy of middle level education; interdisciplinary team planning; and teacher-based advising.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Reading, discussion and research of program designs, content and pedagogies for teacher-based advising for transescent students. Experimental programs and methods for improving student continuous progress and career exploration.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Knowledge of the instructional methodology which most accurately supports the learning of the middle level student. Review of the recognized theories and plans for instructing the 10-14 year old student forms the basis for this undergraduate, core middle level teacher education course.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 450/850
Exploration of the historical, social and cultural context of late 19th and 20th century America through learning to play jazz and popular music on the guitar to provide an authentic, performance-based encounter in music.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5, 7
Prereqs:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program; completion of 80 percent of subject-area course work with a 2.5 GPA or better.
Theoretical issues in the area of teaching and learning as applied to the individual disciplines. I. Secondary Art Prereq: As listed above and TEAC 306 or 406/806. Investigates topics/issues impacting the teaching of art, including the theory and practice of discipline-based art education. Planning and incorporation of innovative approaches embracing the diversity of students. K. Career and Technical Education Prereq: As listed above. Procedures for writing, selecting and organizing subject matter for instruction. L. Methods of Teaching Information Technology (3 cr) Prereq: As listed above and TEAC 259; parallel TEAC 397L or 894L. Objectives, teaching materials, and methods of presentation emphasizing the organization and management of computer science instruction. [IS]N. Secondary Language Arts (3 or 4 cr) Prereq: As listed above, including ENGL 357, 377; and TEAC 438/838; and grade average of "B" (3.0) or better in subject-area. Theoretical issues in the teaching and learning of writing, language, and literature. *O. Marketing Education Prereq: As listed above and TEAC 452K. Objectives, teaching materials, selection, and organization of subject matter, and methods of instruction and evaluation in marketing. [IS]P. Secondary Mathematics Prereq: As listed above. Innovative methodology and planning, teaching, and evaluating math lessons for diverse learners. [IS]R. Secondary Modern Languages Prereq: As listed above. Investigates issues in second language learning and teaching from the perspective of proficiency: contextualized practice in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and culture. Methodological approaches, review of research, testing guidelines, accuracy, the affective and cognitive needs of students, and the incorporation of authentic materials/language. [IS]V. Secondary Science Prereq: As listed above and parallel with TEAC 397I. Investigates issues in secondary science learning and teaching with emphasis on contextualized practice in each field as well as interdisciplinary approaches to planning, research, testing, laboratory safety, and the affective and cognitive needs of diverse learners. [IS]W. Secondary Social Science Prereq: As listed above. Theoretical issues in teaching and learning in the individual and integrated social sciences.
Credit Hours: 3-4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program; completion of 80 percent of subject-area course work with a 2.5 GPA or better.
Theoretical issues in the area of teaching and learning as applied to the individual disciplines. Procedures for writing, selecting and organizing subject matter for instruction.
Credit Hours: 3-4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program; completion of 80 percent of subject-area course work with a 2.5 GPA or better.
Theoretical issues in the area of teaching and learning as applied to the individual disciplines. Innovative methodology and planning, teaching, and evaluating math lessons for diverse learners.
Credit Hours: 3-4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program; completion of 80 percent of subject-area course work with a 2.5 GPA or better. Parallel with TEAC 397V.
Theoretical issues in the area of teaching and learning as applied to the individual disciplines. Investigates issues in secondary science learning and teaching with emphasis on contextualized practice in each field as well as interdisciplinary approaches to planning, research, testing, laboratory safety, and the affective and cognitive needs of diverse learners.
Credit Hours: 3-4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program; completion of 80 percent of subject-area course work with 2.5 GPA or better.
Focus on practical issues in the area of teaching and learning as applied to the individual disciplines. I. Secondary Art Prereq: As listed above and TEAC 306 or 406/806. Theory and research into curriculum incorporating technology, interdisciplinary approaches, active learning, and course content designed to enhance art understanding by students of diversity. J. Business Education Prereq: As listed above and TEAC 451K and parallel with TEAC 397J. Objectives, teaching materials, selection and organization of subject matter, and methods of instruction and evaluation in business subjects. M. Industrial Education Prereq: As listed above and TEAC 451K and parallel TEAC 397M. Objectives, curricula, methodology, evaluation, planning, classroom management and course organization. [IS]N. Secondary Language Arts Prereq: As listed above and parallel with TEAC 397I. Planning, teaching, and evaluating language arts lessons for diverse learners. P. Secondary Mathematics Prereq: As listed above and TEAC 451P/851P with a grade of "C+" or better. Conceptualizing the 7-12 curriculum through multimedia and active, discovery learning. [IS]R. Secondary Modern Languages Prereq: As listed above. Second-language acquisition and learning theory and their relationship to curriculum planning and development. Practice in creative language-use activities designed to build second language reading, writing, speaking, listening, and culture skills. Development of teacher as observer, reflector, and recorder of individual student needs. [IS]V. Secondary Science Prereq: As listed above and TEAC 451V/851V. Curricular materials, including the application of technology, as they relate to classroom instruction with diverse populations. [IS]W. Secondary Social Science Prereq: As listed above. Societal diversity and its impact on the 7-12 social science curriculum, regional and national curricular trends, and emerging theory and research in social studies education.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Development of competence in planning, teaching, classroom management and assessment. Covers the scope, content, and organization of curriculum and instructional materials. I. Art (2 cr) N. Language Arts (2 cr) P. Mathematics (2 cr) T. Reading (2 cr) V. Science (2 cr) W. Social Science (2 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per semester: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Comparative analyses of literature and the role of the reader as meaning maker in educational settings. A. Literary Response and Analysis (3 cr) B. Multiethnic Literature for Children and Adolescents (3 cr) E. Special Topics (3 cr)
Credit Hours: 3-9
Max credits per semester: 9
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Survey and analysis of the application of technology to improve teaching. Research and related literature on learning, teaching and curriculum, and the critical application of technology and the development of teaching strategies. A. Survey of Instructional Technology (1-3 cr) B. Designing Instructional Technology K-12 (1-3 cr) E. Instructional Technology in Mathematics (1-3 cr) J. Instructional Technology in Language Arts (1-3 cr) K. Instructional Technology in Science (1-3 cr) L. Instructional Technology in Social Sciences (1-3 cr) M. Technology Supported Assessment and Evaluation (1-3 cr) N. Web Teaching (1-3 cr) P. Special Topics (1-3 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 15
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
A task-oriented practicum in instructional application of computer to provide an opportunity for repetition and/or demonstration of fundamental practice skills. Combines discussion and demonstration with supervised task-centered field experiences.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 490
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per semester: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Supervised teaching experiences at postsecondary or adult levels, in public or private schools or agencies.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per semester: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 495/895
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Opportunities for experienced teachers and administrators to develop plans, procedures, or experiments directed to the improvement of the curriculum or administration of the secondary school.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 497
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
() Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education. A. Elementary (K-6) (1-10 cr, max 10) B. Elementary Art (1-10 cr, max 10) E. English as a Second Language (1-14 cr, max 14) G. Elementary Foreign Language (1-10 cr, max 10) I. Secondary Art (1-10 cr), max 10 J. Secondary Business Education (1-10 cr, max 10) M. Secondary Industrial Education (1-10 cr, max 10) N. Secondary Language Arts (1-10 cr, max 10) O. Secondary Marketing Education (1-10 cr, max 10) P. Secondary Mathematics (1-10 cr, max 10) Q. Middle School (1-10 cr, max 10) R. Secondary Modern Language (1-10 cr, max 10) V. Secondary Science (1-10 cr, max 10, max 10) W. Secondary Social Science (1-10 cr, max 10) Y. Mainstreaming (NUTR, SPED 497Y) (1 cr) Z. Multicultural (NUTR, SPED 497Z) (1 cr)
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 403
Credit Hours: 1-14
Max credits per semester: 14
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 403
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grades of C+ (2.33) per course.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools. Accompanying seminar focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and student rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Opportunities to develop plans, procedures, experiments, and models directed to the improvement of elementary school education on an independent study basis.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 499H
Prereqs:
Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Contemporary educational research from multiple theoretical perspectives.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
The relationship between curriculum theory and/or research to educational practices.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Parallel TEAC 897
Professional development experiences including inquiry-driven projects, on-line discussions and standards-driven professional portfolios.
A. Elementary (K-6) (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897A.
B. Secondary Education (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897B.
G. Elementary Foreign Language (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897G.
I. Secondary Art (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897I.
N. Secondary Language Arts (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897N.
P. Secondary Mathematics (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897P.
Q. Middle School (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897Q.
R. Secondary Modern Language (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897R.
V. Secondary Science (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897V.
W. Secondary Social Science (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897W.
Y. Mainstreaming (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897Y.
Z. Multicultural (1-2 cr) Parallel TEAC 897Z.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 805
Advanced Teaching StrategiesCrosslisted as ALEC 805, NUTR 806
Contemporary and innovative teaching strategies, emphasizing learner-centered instruction, suitable to teaching in college and postsecondary institutions, outreach programs public schools, and other settings. Students participate in active learning as they apply learning theory in practice, prepare and demonstrate teaching methods, and plan for instruction in discipline areas of their choice.
This course is a prerequisite for: ALEC 400
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 806
Prereqs:
SPED 400/800, SPED 412/812, and (TEAC 441 required for undergraduate students only). Parallel SPED 406A/806A.
Theory and techniques for assessing and teaching word identification, vocabulary, comprehension and writing skills in grades 7 to 12.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPED 406, SPED 406A
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 806A
Reading Center Practicum IICrosslisted as SPED 406A/806A
Prereqs:
SPED 400/800, 412/812, and (TEAC 441 required for undergraduate students only). Taken parallel with SPED 406/806.
SPED 406A/806A requires two hours per week in a Reading Center.
Teaching and/or tutoring experience evaluating and instructing students with reading problems in a Reading Center. Assessment, instructional planning, delivery of instruction, writing diagnostic reports and parent communication.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPED 406
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lab 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hrs education including TEAC 315 or permission; teaching experience or student teaching
Techniques, plans, and procedures for improving instruction in elementary school science. Current practices, issues, and trends; evaluation of instructional materials.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Introduction to intercultural communication and the theoretical and methodological tools needed to understand the tenets and implications of intercultural communication for application in personal and professional practices. Readings will deal with misunderstandings and the impact of cultural factors on the making of meaning, as well as discrimination and the impact of unequal power relations on communication, media impact in a globalized world, language, identity and communication, and intercultural competence.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 814
Two aspects of evaluation in the classroom: 1) selection and use of evaluation in assessing learning, and 2) consideration of conceptual and methodological issues in conducting evaluation to determine and account for the effectiveness of programs.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Elementary endorsement
Research, theory and practice associated with literacy development in children from birth to age 8. Language and concept development, emerging reading and writing behaviors, appropriate materials and evaluation within a holistic view teaching and learning.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Current issues and trends in the curriculum and teaching of social studies.
A. Special Topics (1-3 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Special contemporary curricular and teaching aspects of industrial education. Research, curriculum content, teaching strategies, and the application to the instructional setting.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Foundations, trends, and problems of selected national systems of education as seen in cultural perspective.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Chronological entry of European immigrant groups into an American society during the formative years of the development of the American public school system. Record of American social and educational history is replete with examples of inter- and intra-group human conflict as each immigrant group attempted to carve out its niche in a New World setting during a period of mass migration from Europe. Historical, sociological, and psychological barriers that became inherent during a dynamic period of nation building.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Description and explanation of cultural values as they relate to education.
A. Gender (1-3 cr)
B. Gender and Science (1-3 cr)
D. Special Topics (1-6 cr)
E. Rural Education (1-3 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 15
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Development of objectives, course offerings, and organization of subject matter and methods of instruction in science courses. Current national science education curriculum trends.
A. Elementary
B. Middle School
D. Secondary and Community College
E. Special Topics (1-6 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Role of the media specialist as a member of the instructional team.
A. Administration (3 cr)
B. Reference (3 cr)
D. Cataloguing (3 cr)
E. Selection (3 cr)
J. Special Topics in School Media
Credit Hours: 1-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Undergraduate degree in MUED.
MUED 845 is required for a graduate degree in music education.
Historical overview of American music education practices from the Singing School tradition to today. Major philosophical influences in American music education, writings regarding aesthetic education, equity, ethical practice, gender, meaning, and profundity. The writings of Stubley, Reimer, Mark, Gary, Hylton, Richmond and others are conisdered.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Historical development, philosophy, and current literature of the middle school.
A. Curriculum (1-3 cr, max 3)
B. Leadership (1-3 cr, max 3)
D. Teacher-Based Advisory (1-3 cr, max 3)
E. Special Topics (1-3 cr, max 9)
Credit Hours: 1-9
Max credits per degree: 9
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Principles, philosophy, historical development, and emerging role of business education in America. Current issues in business education, resource development, examination of learning theories, and needs assessment.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Historical development and philosophy of high school curricula. Review of research on schooling, curriculum trends, and school organizational structures.
A. Elementary Schools
B. Middle Schools
D. Secondary Schools
E. Special Topics in Curriculum (1-6 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Preparation for assessing K-12 learners and leading K-12 Teacher Learning Communities.
A. Classroom Assessment (3 cr)
B. Large-scale Assessment (3 cr)
E. Leadership in Assessment (3 cr)
J. Leading Classroom Assessment (3 cr)
K. Special Topis in Assessment and Leadership for Learning (3 or 6 cr, max 6)
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 18
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 855
Teaching Learners to LearnCrosslisted as SPED 855, NUTR 855, EDAD 855, EDPS 855
Effective teachers facilitate student learning. Facilitating student learning depends on understanding learning principles and on designing instruction that is compatible with learning principles. Instructors can provide learning-compatible instruction that helps students learn more effectively and ultimately teaches them how to learn. Assists teachers to teach in learning-compatible ways and helps them embed within their curriculum a program for teaching learners to learn.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 857B
Nebraska Writing ProjectCrosslisted as ENGL 857B
Topics in writing instruction, explored via the National Writing Project Institute model, for K-12 and college teachers of writing in all curricular areas.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Strategies of incorporating modern technology into the professional workplace; provides a thorough understanding of the operation and evaluation of integrating technology into the curriculum.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Using selected principles from behavior science (perception, memory, attitudes, concepts), students analyze and design instructional messages. Systematic process for instructional development.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course is meant to be taken after and in sequence with TEAC *859. Unique characteristics and contributions of selected instructional media and technologies to the teaching/learning and communication processes. Students produce materials for specific instructional messages.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Educational practices and policies for people from historically oppressed groups in the United States Foundation of multicultural education. Discussion of contemporary educational issues within the context of multicultural and cultural diversity. Critique of curricular materials and resources promoting a multicultural perspective.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 869
Chemistry for Secondary School ClassroomsCrosslisted as CHEM 869, BIOC 869, BIOS 883
Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry or biochemistry or biological sciences. Course taught via World Wide Web. Chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. Individual course coverage includes: content, integration with other sciences and mathematics, graphing calculators, probe-experiments, simulations, at-home experiments, teaching materials, and industrial applications related to the title description.
A. Structure and Properties of Matter: Water and Solutions (1 cr)
B. Structure and Properties of Matter: Periodicity (1 cr)
D. Structure and Properties of Matter: Bonding and Structure (1 cr)
E. Structure and Properties of Matter: Carbon Chemistry and Polymers (1 cr)
J. Structure and Properties of Matter: Gases and the Atmosphere (1 cr)
K. Chemistry of Life Processes: Biomolecules (1 cr)
L. Structure and Properties of Matter: Condensed States and Materials Science (1 cr)
M. Interactions of Matter and Energy (1 cr)
N. Chemistry of Life Processes: DNA (1 cr)
P. Chemistry of Life Processes: Energy and Metabolism (1 cr)
Q. Chemical Reactions: Equations and their Consequences (1 cr)
R. Chemical Reactions: Acids and Bases (1 cr)
T. Chemical Reactions: Kinetics (1 cr)
U. Chemical Reactions: Oxidation, Reduction and Electrochemistry (1 cr)
V. Equilibrium: Unifying Theme (1 cr)
W. Conservation of Energy and the Increase in Disorder: Thermodynamics (1 cr)
Y. Inquiry and the Nature of Science: Analysis and Instrumentation (1 cr)
Z. Structure of Atoms: Nuclear Chemistry (1 cr)
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 873
Approaches to Middle School General MusicCrosslisted as MUED 873/473
Prereqs:
MUED 344 or permission.
For prospective new and experienced general music/middle school teachers. Characteristics of middle school students, materials, methodology, guitar and recorder techniques, and curriculum development.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 874
Topics in Chemical PedagogyCrosslisted as CHEM 874
A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Courses are Web-based. Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards.
A. Green Chemistry (2-3 cr)
D. Demonstrations for High School Chemistry (1-3 cr)
E. Experiments for High School Chemistry (1-3 cr)
J. Developing a Safety Culture (1 cr)
K. Chemistry of Life Processes: Biomolecules (1-3 cr)
L. Addressing Misconceptions (1-3 cr)
M. Mathematics Integration (MATH 874M) (2-3 cr) May be counted towards the MAT and MScT degrees in mathematics and statistics, not the MA, MS, or PhD.
N. Inquiry Strategies (1-3 cr)
P. Chemistry in the Workplace (1-3 cr)
Y. Graphing Calculator Activities (2-3 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 875
Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Laboratory-based courses addressing specific issues connected with teaching laboratory work in high school chemistry programs.
A. Small-scale Experiments (1-3 cr)
B. Technology Integration (3-6 cr)
E. Inquiry Experiments (1-3 cr)
K. At-home Experiments (1-3 cr)
P. Probe Experiments (1-3 cr)
T. Traditional Experiments (1-3 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 881
Music in Early Childhood EducationCrosslisted as MUED 881
Prereqs:
MUED 344 or 370 or permission
Prepares the teacher of the young child (3-8 years) in the musical skills, methodology, and materials needed to carry out a successful program of music in the public and private schools, the nursery schools, and day-care centers.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 886
TEAC/SPED *886 includes case study and planning for special student populations.
Analysis and use of informal and formal assessment and instructional strategies in clinic and classroom settings.
A. Special Topics in Literacy Assessment (SPED *886A) (1-3 cr) Lec.
B. Internship in Literacy Assessment and Instruction (SPED *886B) (1-3 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
The relationships and interactions among the high school student, a teacher, and the curriculum to the issues of school district, higher education, philanthropy, state department of education, and federal involvement in high school improvement efforts. The imperative and challenges for improving high schooling for all students.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
TEAC 800 and 801, or permission
Seminar on the principles of practitioner inquiry and development of a proposal for an inquiry project.
A. Special Topics in Inquiry
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 889
Prereqs:
Permission
Working with a faculty mentor on either an individual or small-group basis, the student plans, conducts, and reports a summative work project.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 890
Refer to Workshop Seminars in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
This course has no description.
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 891
Special Topics in Human SciencesCrosslisted as CYAF 891, HUMS 891, NUTR 891, SLPA 891, TMFD 891
Aspects of human sciences not covered elsewhere in the curriculum.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 892
Special Topics in EducationCrosslisted as SPED 892, EDUC 892, EDPS 892, EDAD 892, CYAF 892
Prereqs:
EDPS 859 or parallel; EDPS 859 or equivalent
Aspects of education not covered elsewhere in the curriculum.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 893
Refer to Workshop Seminars in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
This course has no description.
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program
TEAC *894 does not count toward the MA or MEd degree. P/N only. Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children/youth.
A. Elementary (K-6) (1-10 cr)
B. Elementary Art (1-10 cr)
E. English as a Second Language (1-10 cr)
G. Elementary Foreign Language (1-10 cr)
I. Secondary Art (1-10 cr)
J. Business Education (1-10 cr)
L. Information Technology (1-10 cr, max 10)
M. Industrial Education (1-10 cr)
N. Secondary Language Arts (1-10 cr)
O. Marketing Education (1-10 cr)
P. Secondary Mathematics (1-10 cr)
Q. Middle School (1-10 cr)
R. Secondary Modern Language (1-10 cr)
T. Reading (1-10 cr)
V. Secondary Science (1-10 cr)
W. Secondary Social Science (1-10 cr)
Y. Mainstreaming (1-10 cr)
Z. Multicultural (1-10 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Format: Field
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 895A
Nebraska Writing Project InternshipCrosslisted as ENGL 895A
Prereqs:
Permission
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission by application only
(See “Admission to Student Teaching” in the UNL Undergraduate Bulletin.) This course will not count towards the MA or MEd degree. P/N only.
Supervised teaching experience in schools.
A. Elementary (K-6)
B. Secondary Education
E. English as a Second Language
D. Elementary Physical Education
G. Elementary Foreign Language
I. Secondary Art
J. Business Education
K. Health
M. Industrial Education
N. Secondary Language Arts
P. Secondary Mathematics
Q. Middle School
R. Secondary Modern Language
U. Secondary Physical Education
V. Secondary Science
W. Secondary Social Science
Y. Mainstreaming
Z. Multicultural
Credit Hours: 1-10
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 899
Prereqs:
Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 6-10
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
For course description, see ALEC 901.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Educational policy and practice and their interconnection.
A. Special Topics in Educational Policy and Practice (1- 3 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Participation in special problems of teachers in service. Guidance, evaluations, research.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 905
Practicum in Postsecondary TeachingCrosslisted as ALEC 905
Prereqs:
ALEC *805 or permission
Work with a faculty mentor in a discipline of choice and an instructional supervisor to prepare instruction and teach students in a postsecondary setting. Practicum students are assisted in arranging for the practicum and are provided consultation and feedback during the practicum. Lesson planning and reflective papers are part of the practicum experience.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Format: Lab
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
TEAC 808 or equivalent
Theories, literature, and research procedures relative to elementary mathematics education.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Overview of literature and scholarship in teacher education.
A. Supervision of Pre-service Teachers (1-3 cr)
B. Teacher Development (3 cr)
D. Initial Teacher Preparation (1-3 cr)
E. Special Topics in Teacher Education (1-3 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hrs laboratory science including courses in both physical and biological fields; TEAC 403 or 804 or equivalent; teaching experience
Literature which deals with research and experimentation in science for the elementary school. Aspects of the teaching and supervision of elementary school science that require investigation and research.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Current research and theory within the curriculum and teaching of career and technical education.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Research in literacy and schooling.
A. Curriculum and Teaching (3 cr)
B. Special Topics (1-9 cr)
D. Language, Culture, and Education (1-9 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Undergraduate teaching major in a foreign language and teaching experience in a foreign language
Critical review and evaluation of current literature, research and theory.
A. Reading in the Foreign Language Classroom (1-3 cr, max 3)
B. Writing in the Foreign Language Classroom (1-3 cr, max 3)
D. Listening in the Foreign Language Classroom (1-3 cr, max 3)
E. Speaking in the Foreign Language Classroom (1-3 cr, max 3)
J. Planning in the Foreign Language Classroom (1-3 cr, max 3)
K. Technology-Enhanced Language Instruction (1-3 cr, max 3)
Credit Hours: 1-21
Max credits per degree: 21
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Undergraduate teaching major and teaching experience in mathematics
Critical evaluation of current literature, yearbooks, research, and experiments in the curriculum and teaching of mathematics.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Undergraduate teaching major and teaching experience in science, and TEAC 842 and EDPS 859
Exploration of current literature, yearbooks, research, and experiments in the curriculum and teaching of science.
A. Elementary
B. Middle School
D. Secondary
E. Inclusive Science Teaching
J. Special Topics (1-6 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Current research and literature in social sciences education.
A. Elementary (1-3 cr)
B. Middle School (1-3 cr)
D. Secondary (1-3 cr)
E. Great Plains Studies (1-3 cr)
G. Special Topics in Social Sciences (1-3 cr)
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Nature of curricular and instructional programs and practices for gifted, talented, and creative students in elementary and secondary schools. Range of learner outcomes, identification of instructional principles, personalizing instruction for this group of learners.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 930
Sociological/Anthropological Research Methods in EducationCrosslisted as NUTR 930, EDPS 930, CYAF 930
Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.
A. Ethnographic Methods (1-3 cr, max 3)
B. Special Topics in Qualitative and/or Quantitative Research Methods (1-3 cr, max 9)
D. Discourse Analysis Across School, Home and Community Settings (1-3 cr, max 3)
E. Introduction to Linguistic Analysis of Classroom Interaction (1-3 cr, max 3)
J. Hermeneutic Traditions in Education (1-3 cr, max 3)
K. Quantitative Research Traditions in Education (1-3 cr, max 3)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 15
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Historical research methods in education culminating in the research and writing of a historical article as publication report.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Student proposed course of studies in international education: may include field experiences, individual/group research, participation in mini-seminars, etc.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 935
Seminar in Qualitative ResearchCrosslisted as EDPS 935
Prereqs:
EDUC 900K or permission
Seminar intended for doctoral-level students who have completed an initial qualitative research methodology course and who want to increase their skills in qualitative research. Data collection and analysis strategies and the application of those strategies to research problems.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Overview of teaching in post-secondary settings.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Major themes in philosophy of science and relates these to conceptions of research on human beings and social institutions, particularly as this is applied to schooling. Students consider such fundamental issues as whether educational research is a science, the form and purpose of educational research, and what research might imply for practice.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Critical examination of issues in curriculum development with an analysis of research and literature on the subject.
A. Curriculum as Aesthetic Text (1-3 cr)
B. Special Topics in Curriculum (1-3 cr)
D. Curriculum Evaluation (1-3 cr)
E. Curriculum as Spatial Text (1-3 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 15
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Study and application of teaching models and techniques based on research, theory, and exemplary practice.
A. Instructional Assessment
B. Special Topics in Instruction
Credit Hours: 1-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Changing roles for persons engaged in instructional and curricular leadership in educational institutions. Literature on staff development, assessment and evaluation, and effective schools serve as the basis for studying and applying this information to a variety of educational settings. Issues such as teacher empowerment and site-based management, along with cooperative learning provide the focus of the activities.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Critical analysis of literature and research on teaching, learning, and schooling.
A. Special Topics in Education (1-3 cr)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Uses of qualitative research in English language arts; interpreting, planning, conducting, and reporting contextual research results.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Scholarship in reading education, including the nature, results and implications of past and present research and non-research and contributions of historically significant scholars in the field of reading.
A. Research in Reading Education (3 cr)
B. Special Topics (1-6 cr, 6 max)
Credit Hours: 3-9
Max credits per degree: 9
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Role that language plays in empowering and constraining children as they attempt to make sense of their world. Consideration of application of language scholarship for general instruction.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Writing development, writing instruction, and the use of writing in the content areas. Consideration of application of scholarship in writing for general learning and instruction.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 957B
Nebraska Writing ProjectCrosslisted as ENGL 957B
Summer institute for K-12 and college teachers of writing in all curricular areas, taught on the National Writing Project model.
Credit Hours: 6
Course Format: Lecture 6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
No more than six credits of TEAC 959 may be counted towards a masters degree. Portfolio components represent a significant contribution to the solution of an instructional problem and reflect broadly the major competencies of instructional technology: problem definition, learner analysis, media selection and message design, production, and evaluation.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Critical analysis of research in a delimited problem area within instructional technology (e.g., ITV, CAI, videodisc, simulations, programmed instruction). Empirically testable research questions related to the topic.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 961
Prereqs:
Teaching experience
Implementation of current programs, materials, and techniques for the improvement of music instruction in the elementary school.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 989
Psychology of ReadingCrosslisted as EDPS 989
Prereqs:
TEAC *811 or 841 or SPED 886
Relationship of psychological processes of attention, perception, memory and problem solving to reading and reading comprehension. Theories and models of reading, especially of the comprehensive process, applied to all levels of reading from beginning reading through mature reading.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 990
Refer to Workshop Seminars in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 991
Field Studies in EducationCrosslisted as EDAD 991, NUTR 991
Prereqs:
Permission
Identification and solutions of problems associated with program planning; organizational, administrative, and instructional procedures within an institutional setting. Designing, implementing, and evaluating new or modified patterns of operation and teaching within a public school, postsecondary institution, or adult education agency.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 992
Nebraska Humanities ProjectCrosslisted as ENGL 992
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 992B
Place Conscious TeachingCrosslisted as ENGL 992B
Theory and practice of teaching writing, literature, and rhetoric in connection with local place, region, and community.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 993
Refer to Workshop Seminars in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 995
Prereqs:
Permission.
Intended primarily for doctoral students, although non-doctoral graduate students may be admitted with special permission of the instructor.
Outcome-based scholarly activities, individualized or small group basis.  Development, execution and reporting on one or more projects addressing the interaction between research and practice.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 18
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 995A
Prereqs:
Permission.
Intended primarily for doctoral students, although non-doctoral graduate students may be admitted with special permission of the instructor.
Outcome-based scholarly activities, individualized or small group basis.  Development, execution and reporting on one or more projects addressing the interaction between research and practice.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 18
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Individual research under faculty supervision.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
TEAC 997
Individual research on approved topics in Elementary Education.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Max credits per degree: 55
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom