Feb 20, 2020  
2015-2016 Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDM 3230 - Middle & Secondary Curriculum and Instruction


3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission into the Bachelor of Science in Education program or special permission from the Dean of the School of Education; and prior to enrolling in any upper level course (course number beginning with a 3 or 4), students must complete the following courses with a grade of "C" or better: ENC 1101 - Composition I , ENC 1102 - Composition II , and three semester hours of college level mathematics; or permission from the appropriate academic Dean
Required: This course requires a minimum of 10 hours in a 5-9 classroom setting.
This course is an introduction to the field of curriculum and instruction designed specifically for the middle grades teacher. Teacher candidates will examine the uniqueness of the middle school learner, the curriculum, and the roles and responsibilities of teaching including the role of special teachers, problems of individual learners, and materials and strategies appropriate for the selected area of concentration. Course content includes curriculum and instructional strategies in middle grades (5-9) content areas. Teacher candidates will connect theory to practice through the creation, implementation, and evaluation of meaningful and authentic lessons and experiences. This course requires a minimum of 10 hours in a 5-9 classroom setting.



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