Education (EDU)

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 2100: Foundational Issues in Education (5)

Offerings

Students will investigate historical and current social, philosophical, and bureaucratic issues in education. This course emphasizes participatory and applied learning through volunteer service in King County schools and enrichment programs. The seminar style of teaching in this course allows for in-depth discussion of professional competencies, issues of abuse, components of educational writing and communication, and educational theories.

Attributes: Ways of Engaging Restrictions: Undergraduate only. Freshman students are excluded.

EDU 2300: Diversity and the Classroom (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 2100 (May be taken concurrently). 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. Prerequisites: EDU 2100: D or better

EDU 2600: Statistics Unleashed: Application in Education and other fields (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: WK Quantitative Reasoning Prerequisites: Math Placement Level: B or better OR MAT 0145: C- or better

EDU 3105: Laboratory Experience: Elementary (2)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 2300. 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. Prerequisites: EDU 2300: D or better

EDU 3106: Laboratory Experience: Secondary (2)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 2300. 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. Prerequisites: EDU 2300: D or better

EDU 3107: Laboratory Experience: K-12 (2)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 2300. 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. Prerequisites: EDU 2300: D or better

EDU 3205: Elementary General Methods I (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 2300. Integrates professional interactions, observations and structured experiences in P-12 classroom focused on daily planning for effective instruction, including lesson planning, assessment of learning and student engagement within a safe and orderly learning environment. Students will consider factors associated with planning for the start of school and managing the physical, behavioral and emotional environment of the classroom.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Education Certification Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students only. Prerequisites: EDU 2300: D or better

EDU 3255: Secondary General Methods I: Planning for Instruction and Classroom Management (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 2300. Integrates professional interactions, observations and structured experiences in P-12 classroom focused on daily planning for effective instruction, including lesson planning, assessment of learning and student engagement within a safe and orderly learning environment. Students will consider factors associated with planning for the start of school and managing the physical, behavioral and emotional environment of the classroom.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Education Certification Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: EDU 2300: D or better

EDU 3361: Secondary English Methods (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 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 Prerequisites: EDU 2300: D or better

EDU 3561: Field Experience: 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 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: Elementary General Methods II: Strategies for Diverse Learners (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 Restrictions: Education Certification Majors only. Prerequisites: EDU 3200: D or better

EDU 4250: Secondary General Methods II: Strategies for Diverse Learners (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 Restrictions: Education Certification Majors only. Prerequisites: EDU 3250: D or better

EDU 4364: Teaching Secondary Social Studies (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 Restrictions: Education Certification Majors only.

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 Restrictions: Education Certification Majors only.

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. Prerequisites: EDU 3105: D or better OR EDU 3107: D or better

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: Physical Education (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: International Elementary School Internship (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: International Secondary School Internship (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