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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

EDU 1200 | EDU 2104 | EDU 2200 | EDU 2300 | EDU 2600 | EDU 3105 | EDU 3106 | EDU 3107 | EDU 3200 | EDU 3250 | EDU 3361 | EDU 3557 | EDU 3559 | EDU 3561 | EDU 3564 | EDU 3942 | EDU 4030 | EDU 4200 | EDU 4250 | EDU 4364 | EDU 4400 | EDU 4530 | EDU 4899 | EDU 4900 | EDU 4930 | EDU 4941 | EDU 4942 | EDU 4943 | EDU 4944 | EDU 4945 | EDU 4946 | EDU 4948 | EDU 4951 | EDU 4952 | VIEW ALL
EDU 1200: Teaching - A Noble Profession (1) Offerings
This course provides incoming freshmen with an overview of educational opportunities as a career and the academic requirements to gain a teaching certificate. This orientation course is recommended to all incoming freshmen interested in teaching after graduation. This course will focus on the following careers: Elementary Teacher, Secondary Teacher, School Counselor, Health/Fitness teacher, Music Teacher, Art Teacher and school administrator. Community service component is required for this course.
EDU 2104: Introduction to Education (2) Offerings
An introduction to the profession of teaching is provided with a special emphasis on requirements of the State of Washington and the Seattle Pacific University teacher education program. The course will cover: history of the educational reform effort in Washington, Residency certification competencies, endorsement competencies, and the various tests required to become a teacher. Portfolio requirements for the program as well as lesson and unit planning will also be introduced.
Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
EDU 2200: Foundations &Educational Psych (3) Offerings
Explores the social, historical, philosophical and moral aspects of American education. Additional study includes the major instructional, developmental, and cognitive theorists as they relate to human growth and development, and classroom management. Students will develop an awareness of child abuse and neglect through lecture and literature review.
Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
EDU 2300: Diversity & the Classroom (3) Offerings
Presents an overview of issues of diversity and exceptionality in the classroom. Students will develop a greater appreciation for cultural variations and individual differences. In addition to an overview of cultural diversity focusing on low status/historically marginalized students, and overview of special education including various categories of disabilities will be provided. Students will develop an awareness of effective educational strategies that support the learning of all students including students who have disabilities or who come from low status/historically marginalized groups.
Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
EDU 2600: Statistics Unleashed (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: Mathematics Placement Level B or MAT 0145. This is an introductory statistics course which emphasizes understanding/applying statistical concepts/procedures. It will include visual/quantitative methods for presenting/analyzing data, common descriptive indices for univariate/bivariate data and some inferential techniques. It is designed to help provide students a modern approach to data collection, prediction, and scientific inference developed from research-based pedagogical principles. Major topics to be covered in the course include: Monte Carlo simulation methods to model chance variation; randomization and bootstrap methods for comparing groups; and the use and evaluation of models for estimation. Upon completion of this introductory course, students should have an understanding of the foundational concepts of data, variation and inference, as well as an appreciation for the fundamental role that statistics plays in a host of disciplines.
Attributes:Mathematics (MAT), WK Quantitative Reasoning
EDU 3105: Laboratory Experience:Elemntry (2) Offerings
Prerequisite: EDU 2104. Provides opportunity for the student to be placed in a school with diverse populations. Integration of learning and experience will be gained through observing and working with students in various classroom settings.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 3106: Laboratory Experience:Secondry (2) Offerings
Prerequisite: EDU 2104. Provides opportunity for the student to be placed in a school with diverse populations. Integration of learning and experience will be gained through observing and working with students in various classroom settings.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 3107: Laboratory Experience: K-12 (2) Offerings
Prerequisite: EDU 2104. Provides opportunity for the students seeking endorsements in Art, Music, Physical Education, and theater to be placed in a school with diverse populations. Integration of learning and experience will be gained through observing and working with students in various classroom settings.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 3200: Elem Gen Meth I:Classrm Mangmt (2) Offerings
Prerequisites: EDU 2104, 2200 and 2300. Applies instructional theory to classroom management presenting general factors that affect learning in the elementary classroom. Management of the physical, behavioral and emotional environment will be primary, with additional focus on assessment and communication with parents.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EDU 3250: Sec Gen Mth I:Plan & Cls Mngmt (2) Offerings
Prerequisites: EDU 2104, 2200 and 2300. Emphasizes research and experienced based principles of effective practice for encouraging the intellectual social and personal development of secondary students. This will be carried out through exercises in planning and managing instruction based on knowledge of community/school contexts and curriculum standards.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EDU 3361: Secondary English Methods (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: EDU 2104, 2200, and 2300. Explores teaching and planning methods and materials appropriate for middle school and senior high school students. Based on essential learnings, the course considers various learning styles, ethical instructional practices, literary works and writing activities in creating and sharing ideas and projects.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EDU 3557: Field Exper: Secondary Math (1) Offerings
Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Education. This field experience will provide experiences teaching secondary mathematics to bring back to the methods classroom for discussion and evaluation. It will also provide an environment for applying lessons and activities from the methods course. The hours of observation and instruction will be flexible and scheduled to meet assignments in each of the subject area classes, the schedules of each cooperating classroom and the schedule of each student.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 3559: Field Exper: Secondary Science (1) Offerings
Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Education. This field experience will provide experiences teaching secondary science to bring back to the methods classroom for discussion and evaluation. It will also provide an environment for applying lessons and activities from the methods course. The hours of observation and instruction will be flexible and scheduled to meet assignments in each of the subject-area classes, the schedules of each cooperating classroom and the schedule of each student.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 3561: Field Exper:Secondary English (1) Offerings
Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Education. This field experience will provide experiences teaching secondary English to bring back to the methods classroom for discussion and evaluation. It will also provide an environment for applying lessons and activities from the methods course. The hours of observation and instruction will be flexible and scheduled to meet assignments in each of the subject-area classes, the schedules of each cooperating classroom and the schedule of each student.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 3564: Field Exper:Sec Social Studies (1) Offerings
Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Education. This field experience will provide experiences teaching secondary social studies to bring back to the methods classroom for discussion and evaluation. It will also provide an environment for applying lessons and activities from the methods course. The hours of observation and instruction will be flexible and scheduled to meet assignments in each of the subject area classes, the schedules of each cooperating classroom and the schedule of each student.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 3942: September Experience (1) Offerings
Prerequisite: EDU 2104. This course requires two weeks of observation and assistance at the opening of a school year in a program that reflects the level and subject matter preferred by the preservice teacher. It will include any faculty meetings, preparation days and inservice workshops that take place prior to the students' arrival at school. The intern will then remain through the beginnning of the school year.
Equivalent Courses:EDU 6942 Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
EDU 4030: Educational Methods in Theatre (3) Offerings
Explores contemporary methods and trends in the teaching of high school theatre, emphasizing the following: management of a production program; critical response to artistic experiences; contexts of theatrical works; connections within the arts; and pedagogy. Attention is given to AATE standards and Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements in the arts.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
EDU 4200: Elem Gen Mth II:Strat Dvrs Lrn (2) Offerings
Prerequisite: EDU 3200. Examines the nature of a diverse society and the implications for education. This includes examination of social and psychological roles as well as characteristics and strategies for inclusion. Further study of social and psychological roles of students will be studied.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EDU 4250: Sec Gen Mth II: Strat Dvrs Lrn (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: EDU 3250. Emphasizes research and experienced-based principles for creating and adapting instructional opportunities for learners with diverse learning abilities and cultural and linguistic backgrounds. This will be carried out through exercises in planning and managing instruction focusing on characteristics and needs of particular learners, especially low status/historically marginalized students, and development of a variety of intervention strategies.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EDU 4364: Teachng Secondry Social Studie (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Education. Presents specific elements of secondary social studies instruction, including content selection and planning based on essential learnings, moral implications of content, use of instructional strategies, assessment of student learning and management of the classroom.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 4400: Social Studies Methods (2) Offerings
Provides a basic introduction to Social Studies Methods for elementary teachers. The development of research and experience based principles of effective practice for encouraging the intellectual, social and personal development of students are encouraged. This will be carried out through a focus on a variety of instructional tools.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EDU 4530: Topics in Secondary Education (1-5) Offerings
Explores major topics related to instruction in the secondary classroom, including student assessment, reading and study skills.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 4899: Teacher as Person-Capstone (2) Offerings
A capstone experience focused on building the habits of professional practice including reflection and analysis of growth as emerging professionals in comparison to internship experiences, coursework, and program assessments. Students deepen their understanding of their role as teacher leaders as they participate in state and national education initiatives and issues. Students engage in employment related activities such as resume writing, interviewing, and the application process.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course
EDU 4900: Independent Study (1-5) Offerings
Prerequisite: Admission to School of Education. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EDU 4930: Education Practicum (1-10) Offerings
Education Practicum May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EDU 4941: Elementary School Internship A (1-18) Offerings
Prerequisite: EDU 3105 or 3107. Provides opportunity for observation and teaching in elementary schools under the direction of a cooperating teacher. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 18 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 4942: Elementary School Internship B (1-18) Offerings
Prerequisite: EDU 4941. Provides opportunity for observation and daily teaching in the elementary school under the direction of a cooperating teacher. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 18 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 4943: Elementary Internship:Music (1-18) Offerings
Provides opportunity for observation and daily teaching of music in the elementary school under the direction of a cooperating teacher. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 18 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 4944: Elementary Internship:Art (1-18) Offerings
Provides opportunity for observation and teaching of art in the elementary school under the direction of a cooperating teacher. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 18 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 4945: Secondary Internship A (1-18) Offerings
Provides opportunity for observation and daily teaching in public or approved private schools under the direction of a master teacher. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 18 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 4946: Secondary Internship B (1-18) Offerings
Second quarter of two-quarter internship. Provides opportunity for observation and daily teaching in public or approved private schools under the direction of a master teacher. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 18 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 4948: Elementary Internship:PE (1-18) Offerings
Provides opportunity for observation and daily teaching of physical education in the elementary school under the direction of a cooperating teacher. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 18 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.
EDU 4951: Intrnationl Elem Sch Intrnship (1-18) Offerings
Observation and daily teaching in an international elementary school setting under the direction of a cooperating teacher. May be repeated for credit up to 18 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EDU 4952: Internationl Sec Sch Intrnship (1-18) Offerings
Observation and daily teaching in an international secondary school setting under the direction of a cooperating teacher. May be repeated for credit up to 18 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division



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