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EDU101 Introduction to Education (2)
Students will study the teacher's role in the education program, experience local public and non public schools and analyze the function of schools today. Field experience in diverse settings.

EDU201 Human Growth and Development (3)
Prerequisite: EDU 101 and PSY 105. An examination of the physical, mental, emotional, and social development patterns and the implications of this knowledge for teaching and learning. Field experience in diverse settings.

EDU202-A Educational Psychology: Grades P - 5 (3)
Prerequisite: EDU 201. Learning theories and teaching learning processes are studied. Specific field experience is required.

EDU202-B Educational Psychology: Grades 5 - 9 (3)
Prerequisite: EDU 201. Learning theories and teaching learning processes are studied. Specific field experience is required.

EDU202-C Educational Psychology: Grades 8 - 12 (3)
Prerequisite: EDU 201. Learning theories and teaching-learning processes are studied. Specific field experience is required.

EDU205 Children's Literature (3)
Prerequisite: EDU 101. An investigation of the essential elements and types of literature. Students will acquire a knowledge base of authors and books and learn about the use of children's literature in teaching.

EDU210 Defining Boundaries (1)
Course requirement: Sophomore standing. The Break the Boundaries sequence (EDU210 and 360) gives students the challenge and opportunity to move beyond their own personal cultural limitations. In EDU210, Defining Boundaries, students are invited to discover where some of their boundaries lie and begin to explore them.

EDU212 Adolescent Literature for Teachers (3)
Prerequisite: EDU 201. A reading- and writing-intensive course focusing on developing strategies for reading and analyzing adolescent literature, and for teaching such material in middle school contexts with a strong focus on pedagogical strategies and curricular development. Cross-listed as ENG 212.

EDU215 Early Childhood Education (3)
Concurrent Requisite: EDU 216. An examination of the early childhood curriculum, media and materials, organization of the program, parent education and home visitation, understanding of families, community resources, planning learning experiences and evaluation of pupil programs and progress. Direct observation and clinical experiences are required.

EDU216 Early Childhood Practicum (1)
Concurrent Requisite: EDU 215. Students will have a guided experience as observer and aide to young children in kindergarten and/or primary grades. It complements the study of early elementary children.

EDU221 Teaching Art in Elementary School (3)
A course designed primarily for the classroom teacher who may be teaching in a school without an art specialist. This course provides for a variety of experiences such as involvement in all kinds of media, aesthetic exercises, art history through museum visits and experience with art criticism at various levels. Students will have a vital role in designing and implementing their own sequence of art lessons for an after school art program. Cross-listed with ART 221.

EDU225 Field Experience (0)
These courses will allow students in the Teacher Education Program to associate the field experience hours they accumulate for the purpose of the EPSB 200 hours requirement under 16 KAR 5:040 Section 3. EDU 225 is completed in the fall; EDU 226 in the spring; EDU 227 in the summer. To fulfill the requirements the candidates can participate in the following: engagement with diverse populations of students, observation in schools and related agencies, student tutoring, interaction with families of students, attendance at school board and school-based council meetings, participation in a school-based professional learning community, and opportunities to assist teachers or other school professionals.

EDU226 Field Experience (0)
These courses will allow students in the Teacher Education Program to associate the field experience hours they accumulate for the purpose of the EPSB 200 hours requirement under 16 KAR 5:040 Section 3. EDU 225 is completed in the fall; EDU 226 in the spring; EDU 227 in the summer. To fulfill the requirements the candidates can participate in the following: engagement with diverse populations of students, observation in schools and related agencies, student tutoring, interaction with families of students, attendance at school board and school-based council meetings, participation in a school-based professional learning community, and opportunities to assist teachers or other school professionals.

EDU227 Field Experience (0)
These courses will allow students in the Teacher Education Program to associate the field experience hours they accumulate for the purpose of the EPSB 200 hours requirement under 16 KAR 5:040 Section 3. EDU 225 is completed in the fall; EDU 226 in the spring; EDU 227 in the summer. To fulfill the requirements the candidates can participate in the following: engagement with diverse populations of students, observation in schools and related agencies, student tutoring, interaction with families of students, attendance at school board and school-based council meetings, participation in a school-based professional learning community, and opportunities to assist teachers or other school professionals.

EDU301-A Clinical Seminar I: Grades P - 5 (2-5)
Concurrent Requisite: EDU 303, 304. The seminar integrates theory into practice and develops the professional skills in instructional and classroom management. EDU 301 and 302 are structured as a two-semester sequence.

EDU301-B Clinical Seminar I: Grades 5 - 9 (2)
Concurrent Requisite: EDU 303, 304. The seminar integrates theory into practice and develops the professional skills in instructional and classroom management. EDU 301 and 302 are structured as a two-semester sequence.

EDU302-A Clinical Seminar II: Grades P - 5 (2)
Concurrent Requisite: EDU 304. The seminar integrates theory into practice and develops the professional skills in instructional and classroom management. EDU 301 and 302 are structured as a two-semester sequence.

EDU302-B Clinical Seminar II: Grades 5 - 9 (2)
Concurrent Requisite: EDU 304. The seminar integrates theory into practice and develops the professional skills in instructional and classroom management. EDU 301 and 302 are structured as a two-semester sequence.

EDU303-A Clinical Field Experience I: Grades P - 5 (1)
Concurrent requisite: EDU 301, 302. Students will gain experience participating at specific grade levels.

EDU303-B Clinical Field Experience I: Grades 5 - 9 (1)
Concurrent requisite: EDU 301, 302. Students will gain experience participating at specific grade levels.

EDU304-A Clinical Field Experience II: Grades P - 5 (1)
Concurrent requisite: EDU 301, 302. Students will gain experience participating at specific grade levels.

EDU304-B Clinical Field Experience II: Grades 5 - 9 (1)
Concurrent requisite: EDU 301, 302. Students will gain experience participating at specific grade levels.

EDU305 Educational Technology (3)
Students will study the concepts and skills used in teaching with the aid of technology and multimedia. Labratory experiences are included.

EDU311 Secondary Clinical Seminar I (2-3)
Concurrent Requisite: EDU 313, 314. The seminar integrates theory into practice and develops the professional skills in instructional and classroom management. EDU 311 and 312 are structured as a two semester sequence.

EDU312 Secondary Clinical Seminar II (2-3)
Concurrent Requisite: EDU 313, 314. The seminar integrates theory into practice and develops the professional skills in instructional and classroom management. EDU 311 and 312 are structured as a two semester sequence.

EDU313 Secondary Clinical Field Experience I (1)
Concurrent requisite: EDU 311, 312. Students will gain experience participating in secondary schools.

EDU314 Secondary Clinical Field Experience II (1)
Concurrent requisite: EDU 311, 312. Students will gain experience participating in secondary schools.

EDU317 Teaching Exceptional Learners (2)
Prerequisite: EDU 202. An overview of identification, evaluation, and placement procedures for exceptional learners. Other topics will include the principles and procedures for adapting educational programs to accommodate the integration of exceptional children in the regular classroom, the identification of educationally relevant special education methods and materials, modification of the curriculum and classroom environment and utilization of supportive services and personnel, including teachers. Field experience in diverse settings.

EDU325-A Teaching Language Arts: Grades P - 5 (2)
Students will study the theoretical base, current research, and particular methods and materials for teaching the language arts.

EDU325-B Teaching Language Arts: Grades 5 - 9 (2)
Students will study the theoretical base, current research, and particular methods and materials for teaching the language arts.

EDU326-A Teaching Social Studies: Grades P - 5 (2)
The historical and research base for social studies classroom practices, procedures, and materials are studied.

EDU326-B Teaching Social Studies: Grades 5 - 9 (2)
The historical and research base for social studies classroom practices, procedures, and materials are studied.

EDU327-A Teaching Science: Grades P - 5 (2)
A seminar examining differentiated instructional strategies, media and materials for pupil experimentation, investigation, and discovery.

EDU327-B Teaching Science: Grades 5 - 9 (2)
A seminar examining differentiated instructional strategies, media and materials for pupil experimentation, investigation, and discovery.

EDU328-A Teaching Mathematics: Grades P - 5 (2)
Students will study how children learn mathematics and the techniques, activities, and materials required for teaching mathematics.

EDU328-B Teaching Mathematics: Grades 5 - 9 (2)
Students will study how children learn mathematics and the techniques, activities, and materials required for teaching mathematics.

EDU332 Teaching Reading: Grades P - 5 (4)
An investigation of the theories and psychology of reading and the teaching of reading. Students will learn a developmental approach to teaching reading through appropriate methods.

EDU336 Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Areas: 5 - 12 (3)
Prospective middle and secondary teachers will learn methods, theories, and pedagogy for improving student content acquisition using literary strategies. The course focuses on student-centered lesson development with specific instructional strategies for improving understanding through reading and writing.

EDU340 Teaching Students with Special Needs in the General Education Classroom (3)
This course focuses on establishing a classroom that attempts to address the learning needs of all P-12 students in the general education classroom, including students with special needs. Emphases are placed on research-based instructional strategies, co-teaching practices, and effective collaboration with educators, parents, and other stakeholders in the educational field.

EDU341 Methods and Strategies in Behavior Management (3)
Prerequisite: EDU202. This course focuses on effective behavioral management techniques to help the diverse group of children with disabilities succeed inside and outside of the classroom. It emphasizes the study of management techniques based on applied behavioral analysis principles of modifying inappropriate behaviors and maintaining appropriate behaviors of students with exceptionalities. Teacher candidates will identify observable behaviors, perform task analysis, conduct a functional behavioral assessment (FBA), develop a behavior intervention plan (BIP) per the FBA, select and implement positive behavioral interventions and support (PBIS) strategies as part of an applied behavior analysis (ABA), and utilize methods for monitoring behavior changes. This course presents vital knowledge to assist candidates in passing the required test for Kentucky certification as a teacher of students with learning and behavior disorders (LBD), the PRAXIS Subject Assessment: Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications.

EDU342 Learning and Behavior Disorders Methods and Collaboration (3)
This course focuses on effective instruction, assessment, and collaboration in academic areas of reading, writing, language and math via Kentucky Academic Standards for children and youth experiencing learning and behavior disabilities. Course content activities include designing lesson plans and academic objectives for IEPs; using RtI models to identify disabilities; analyzing and acting upon assessment data; utilizing effective and research-supported instructional strategies; designing transition strategies for students preparing for alternative settings; and planning effective management of classroom time, space and instruction. This course presents vital knowledge to assist candidates in passing the required test for Kentucky certification as a teacher of students with learning and behavior disorders (LBD), the PRAXIS Subject Assessment: Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications.

EDU343 Special Education Assessment and Evaluation (3)
This course focuses on an overview of assessments, terminology, instructional strategies, and interventions related to identification, instructional practices, assessment, and interventions of students in special and general education. This course presents vital knowledge that will appear on the PRAXIS Subject Assessment: Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications.

EDU344 Early Childhood Education for Children with Special Needs (3)
This course focuses on providing candidates a working knowledge of the natures of young children and how they learn; the necessity of understanding young children within the context of the family; the five developmental domains of young children; and analyzing how growth areas and individual and family background factors must be synthesized into a view of the whole child. Candidates will participate in field experiences throughout the course. This course presents vital knowledge that will appear on the PRAXIS Subject Assessment: Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications.

EDU345 Secondary Education Special Education Programs (3)
This course focuses on instructional and interventional strategies and assessments to enable success of students with disabilities; i.e., individualized, differentiated, and inclusive UDL instruction and adaptations; co-teaching methods; strategies instruction; research supported assessments; and collaboration with families and educational professionals. Field experiences will be provided. This course presents important knowledge and applications that will appear on the PRAXIS Subject Assessment: Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications.

EDU360 Exploring and Breaking Boundaries (2-3)
Prerequisite: EDU 210 and 20 hours of community service. Students will explore and discuss issues of diversity as it relates to race, class, gender, language, etc. as it pertains to schooling and learning. Students will also develop and present lessons/strategies designed to expand their understanding of diversity in schools.

EDU407-A Elementary Student Teaching Seminar: Grades P - 5 (13)
Students will observe, participate, and gain teaching experience under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the supervisor of student teaching. For A: P-5, students will complete two consecutive assignments, each for a half semester, in non-adjacent levels. For B: 5-9, students will complete a full semester assignment.

EDU407-B Middle School Student Teaching and Seminar: Grades 5 - 9 (13)
Students will observe, participate, and gain teaching experience under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the supervisor of student teaching. For A: P-5, students will compelete two consecutive assignments, each for a half semester, in non-adjacent levels. For B: 5-9, students will complete a full-semester assignment.

EDU417 Secondary Student Teaching and Seminar (13)
Students will observe, participate, and gain actual teaching experience under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the supervisor of student teaching. Students will complete a full semester assingment.

EDU422 Principal Concepts of Assessment Practices (3)
Education majors will learn the skills necessary to design and interpret assessment instruments used in schools to inform instruction. The course will focus on gathering and preparing pre-assessment data, formative assessment data, summative assessment data, and the feedback process for student learning.

EDU425 Integrative Seminar (3)
An examination of educational philosophies, school law and management, and school related social issues. Students will clarify their own attitudes and values.