Summer Courses Information
Course Description: Addresses fundamentals of educational technology, including the integration of instructional design, media, computers and related technologies within the classroom setting. Two sections: 1:00-2:50, plus distance hours, 5/13-6/7, MTWRF 1:00-2:50, plus distance hours, 6/10-7/5, MTWRF Credit Hours: 3.00
Course Description: Students will study how children’s oral language develops, how children learn to read and write in primary grade settings, and the teacher’s role in this process. Students will learn how phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension influence children’s literacy development. Students will learn how to select appropriate instructional materials; employ teaching strategies to meet the cognitive and affective literacy needs of all children; and collect, interpret, and use data from various types of assessments to inform literacy teaching and learning processes. 9:00-12:50, 6/10-7/5, TWR Credit Hours: 3.00
Course Description: The purpose of this course is to provide a theoretical and experiential overview of the basic elements of mentoring as a key aspect of effective collaborative leadership. The learning experience is designed to promote development of the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required for competent mentorship. Emphasis on workplace and youth mentoring.
7/8-8/2 - LEC: 10-11:50 – MTWR, EX: 12-12:50 - MTWR – Credit hours – 3.00
Course Description: Educational/training application of instructional technology, including computers, media, and instructional design. Stresses knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to implement and manage technology in instructional environments. 8:00-noon, 12:30-5:20, 6/3-6/7, MTWRF Credit Hours: 3.00
Course Description: Concepts and theories of ethnicity and cultural pluralism: implications for educational change. Examination of value systems and cultural characteristics of various ethnic groups, different ethnic learning styles, ethnically pluralistic curriculum content and instructional materials, and conceptual curriculum design strategies for implementing multicultural education. 1:00-3:50 p.m. plus distance hours, 5/13-6/7, W Credit Hours: 3.00
Course Description: Social Studies-content and place in the modern elementary education curriculum. Materials, instruction techniques, evaluation procedures, and understanding the syntax of the structure of social studies. Prerequisite: EDCI 36100 9:00-12:30 and 1:30-3:30, 7/22-8/2, MTWRF Credit Hours: 3.00
Course Description: Focuses on expanding graduate students' research skills to include knowledge of the theories and methods associated with qualitative and qualitative-quantitative combined research. Prerequisite: EDPS 53300. Two sections: 12:00-3:50, 6/10-7/5, TWR 3:00-6:50, plus distance hours, 7/8-8/2, TW Credit Hours: 3.00
Course Description: This course focuses on expanding students' foundation level knowledge of qualitative research in the areas of theories, methods, analysis and interpretation, and presentation. Prerequisite: EDCI 61500 9:00-12:50, 7/8-8/2, MTW Credit Hours: 3.00
Course Description: A critical analysis of problems, trends, issues, and programs related to the area of educational technology. Prerequisite: EDCI 51300 9:00-12:30 and 1:30-3:30, 6/10-6/21, MTWRF, instructor permission required (firstname.lastname@example.org) Credit Hours: 3.00
Course Description: : Theories of learning and development, research on instruction and learning, and principles of measurement applied to educational problems.
7/8-7/26 – LEC: 9-12:50 MTWR. Credit hours: 3.0
Course Description: Introduction to intellectual, social, and emotional characteristics of gifted youth. Philosophy of gifted education. Multi-talent concept of giftedness: intellectual, academic, creative, artistic, and leadership. Criteria for selecting instructional materials and methods. Designing learning experiences for the gifted. Distance, 7/8-8/2 Credit Hours: 3.00
Course Description: Study of the affective and psychosocial development of gifted students. Emphasis is on developmental influences on academic performance. Introduction to appropriate educational and counseling interventions for gifted students.
6/10-6/28 – LEC: 8:30-11:30 MTWRF – 7/8-8/2 DIS – Arrange hours
Course Description: This course is designed to provide an overview of introductory statistics in education. The topics to be covered in this course include data collection and description, normal distributions, sampling distributions, methods of statistical estimation and inference to compare means, correlation, and chi-square test.
5/13-6/21 Credit hours: 3.0
Course Description:This course is designed to provide an overview of introductory inferential statistical analyses in education. The topics to be covered in this course include simple and multiple linear regression, different types of group comparison methods (including n-way ANOVA, ANCOVA, repeated-measures ANOVA, and mixed ANOVA)
6/24-8/2 Credit hours: 3.0
Course Description: An examination of current problems, issues, research, and practice related to the teaching of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in rural school settings.
7/8-8/2 – LEC: 8-10:50 TWRF – Credit hours – 3.0
Course Description: Supervised use of personal and/or career counseling and assessment applied to complex and difficult client situations. Critical analysis of counseling supervision theories.
5/13-7/30 – LEC: 5:30 – 6:35 R – CLN: Arrange 8 hours offsite
Course Description: Recent investigations and research in educational psychology. One topic is dealt with in each enrollment. The topics provide an in-depth study of those areas of psychological investigation in educational settings and problems. These areas include: (1) instructional technology and design; (20 Individual differences and educational growth; (3) school learning: theory and research; (4) classroom behavior and social processes; (5) educational assessment; and (6) other relevant topics.
5/13-5/17, LEC: 10:00-11:00, MTWRF, Credit hours: 3.0 – IND – 5/12-5/17 – arrange 10 hours.
Course Description: A special course in the practice activities of counseling psychology. Provides field experience under the supervision of a licensed psychologist.
6/10-7/30, RES – Arrange hours. Credit hours: 1-18