EDUCATION



EDUC 2110 Investigating Critical and

Contemporary Issues in Education........................3.00 Credits This  course  engages  students  in  observations,  interactions,  and analyses of critical and contemporary educational issues. Students will investigate issues influencing the social and political contexts of educational settings in Georgia and the United States. Students will actively examine the teaching profession from multiple vantage points both within and outside the school. Against this backdrop, students will reflect on and interpret the meaning of education and schooling in a diverse culture and examine the moral and ethical responsibilities of teaching in a democracy. 15 hour field placement required.


EDUC 2120 Exploring Socio-Cult Perspective .....3.00 Credits Given the rapidly changing demographics in our state and country this course is designed to equip future teachers with the fundamental knowledge of understanding culture and teaching children from diverse backgrounds. Specifically, this course is designed to examine 1) the nature and function of culture; 2) the development of individual and group cultural identity; 3) definitions and implications of diversity, and 4) the influences of culture on learning, development, and pedagogy . 15 hour field placement required.


EDUC 2130 Exploring Teaching and Learning ....3.00 Credits Explores key aspects of learning and teaching through examining your own learning processes and those of others, with the goal of applying your knowledge to enhance the learning of all students in a variety of educational settings and contexts.. 15 hour field placement required.


EDUC 2199 Orientation to Teacher Education....0.00 Credits

Orientation to Teacher Education provides students with the training and information needed to successfully navigate ASU teacher preparation program requirements. Students will receive training on the College of Education's Conceptual Framework; the requirements needed to successfully complete teacher preparation programs; learn to navigate Degreeworks to complete academic program plans of study; and learn to navigate LiveText for purposes of assessment and evaluation of Key Unit and program specific assessments. All students will be required to purchase a LiveText account and have an active ASU account prior to participation in the course.


EDUC 2210 Tech and Media for Teachers..........3.00 Credits

An introduction to the use of computers and other media in the instructional process with children in classrooms P-12.  Designed to assist beginners to develop skills in using micro-computers as instructional tools.


EDUC 3301 Directed Classroom Observation ......3.00 Credits

An individually arranged introductory course of classroom observation in public schools. Open to education minors.


EDUC 3306 Educational Psychology .....................3.00 Credits

A course in the applications of psychology to the problems of child growth and development, learning, motivation, measurements, personality adjustments and mental hygiene in school situations.


EDUC 3309 Secondary School Curriculum ..........3.00 Credits Focuses on the relationships between society, instructional planning, students and the teachers in the development of the secondary school curriculum.


EDUC 3325 Public School Music for

Elementary/MG.........................................................3.00 Credits

Designed as a guide for teaching the phase of music usually handled by classroom teachers.


EDUC 3350 Public School Health Education .......3.00 Credits Deals with the school program, the teacher in school health services, healthful school environment and health instruction received from biological, psychological, ethical and health aspects.

EDUC 3363 MM in Physical Education

on the Secondary Level ...........................................3.00 Credits A study of the principles underlying the selection and use of teaching techniques on the secondary level.  A survey of the materials in relation to curricular needs and the needs of the clientele.


EDUC 3370 Classroom Management......3.00 Credits

This course is designed to provide pre-service teachers with theories on and practical applications of classroom management. Current theories and then proponents will be discussed.


EDUC 3378 Creative/Effective Teaching

for Performance Based Learning ...........................3.00 Credits This course focuses on incorporating effective teaching strategies into the  curriculum  areas which  include physical (gross/fine  motor) activities, music, art, movement and an interdisciplinary approach to teaching reading, math, science, social studies and language arts. Activities will be developed for infants, toddlers, primary, primary and children through age 13. 20 hours field experience required.


EDUC 4400 Preparations for Teaching .................2.00 Credits This seminar is taken the semester immediately preceding Student Teaching.  It is designed to assist the Teacher Education major in making the transition from the classroom as a student to the classroom as a Student Teacher, and eventually as a teacher.  The prospective Student Teachers examine the roles of classroom teachers and all other personnel. 20 hour field experience required.


EDUC 4405 Methods of Teaching

Science Secondary Level .........................................3.00 Credits This course emphasizes methods and materials for teaching science in the secondary school.  Observation required.  Pre-requisites:


EDUC 4412 Student Teaching Secondary ...........12.00 Credits Observation and teaching for one semester under the direction of an approved  supervising  teaching  in  selected  schools.        Seminar component included.

Pre-requisite: EDUC 4400


EDUC 4420 Methods of Teaching English ............3.00 Credits

A course designed to orient prospective high school teachers to principles and practices of teaching English I the secondary school, with classroom practices in all phases of literature and language. A prerequisite to student teaching.


EDUC 4441 Teaching Reading in Secondary School3.00 Credits This is a special methods course in which problems in the teaching of reading will be considered.  Some attention will be given to listing the difficulties most frequently encountered in teaching reading as well as plans for over-coming these difficulties.


EDUC 4450 Measurements and Evaluation..........3.00 Credits Group   test   of   intelligence,   achievement,   aptitude   and   the administration, scoring and interpretation of group tests and the concept of  norms are considered.  Use is made of test results for effective guidance of instruction.


EDUC 4481 Internship in

Secondary Education ..............................................6.00 Credits Classroom teaching of high school age youth in the content area of certification under supervision.  Designed for in-service classroom teachers only.

Prerequisites:  Departmental approval.


EDUC 4482 Intern II in Secondary School ...........6.00 Credits Classroom teaching of high school age youth in the content area under supervision. Designed for in-service classroom teachers only.

Prerequisite:  Departmental approval.