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Grad Catalog 01-03

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and
Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree
Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields
of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of
Graduate Studies
Committees

APPENDIX
Course
Abbreviations

 

    

Curriculum and Instruction

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Curriculum and Instruction: EDC

380G. Anthropology of Education.
Same as Anthropology 388K (Topic 2: Anthropology of Education). A study of social life in contemporary American schools from an anthropological perspective. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and twelve semester hours of upper-division education or consent of instructor.

381J. Curriculum Organization.
Designed for master's degree students with majors outside curriculum and instruction and for doctoral students needing to update preparation. An overview of theories, principles, and issues in curriculum construction for modern education. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

381M. Designs for Instruction.
Examination of the instructional design process at one of the following levels: elementary school, secondary school, higher education, all-level. Emphasis on promising practices and current efforts toward improvement. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, twelve semester hours of upper-division education, and teaching experience.

382E. Teaching Elementary School Subjects.
Examination of the discipline of the subject-field selected, coupled with intensive study of research findings, publications of learned societies, and advanced experimentation with the improvement of instruction. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, twelve semester hours of upper-division education, an undergraduate course in the subject-field selected (if appropriate), and teaching experience or consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Reading.
Additional prerequisite: Curriculum and Instruction 370E (Topic 19: Reading/Language Arts) or the equivalent.

Topic 2: Language Arts.

Topic 3: Science.

Topic 4: Social Studies.

Topic 5: Mathematics.

Topic 6: Foreign Language.
Additional prerequisite: Twelve semester hours of upper-division foreign language or consent of instructor.

Topic 7: The Humanities.
An examination of personal values and such areas in the humanities as philosophy, music, art, drama, dance, and literature to provide richer educational experiences.

Topic 8: English as a Second Language.
Additional prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 9: Early Childhood Education.

Topic 10: Bilingual Education.
Additional prerequisite: Knowledge of Spanish.

382S. Teaching Secondary School Subjects.
Examination of the discipline of the subject-field selected, coupled with intensive study of research findings, publications of learned societies, and advanced experimentation with the improvement of instruction. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, twelve semester hours of upper-division education, twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in the subject-field of the topic or consent of instructor, and teaching experience or consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Reading.

Topic 2: English.

Topic 3: Science.

Topic 4: Mathematics.

Topic 5: Social Studies.

Topic 6: Foreign Language.

Topic 7: English as a Second Language.

Topic 8: Instructional Technology.

382T. Problems of College Teaching.
Methods and procedures for teaching in specific fields selected by participants; major emphasis on successful classroom practices. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and an interest in teaching at the college level.

383C. Bibliography in Teaching and Curriculum.
Survey of the scholarly literature in teaching and curriculum, with emphasis on bibliographic sources and techniques. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

383N. Curriculum Theory.
General survey of curriculum theory, with particular emphasis on determination of curricular ends and means. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

383T. Instructional Theory.
Identification and analysis of the major types of contemporary instructional theory. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

384P, 684P. Institute in Instruction.
Includes courses undertaken for the analysis and improvement of instruction at one of the following levels: elementary school, secondary school, higher education, all-level. For 384P, three lecture hours a week for one semester; for 684P, three lecture hours a week for two semesters. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, twelve semester hours of upper-division education approved by instructor, and teaching experience or consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Reading.

Topic 2: Language Arts/English.

Topic 3: Science.

Topic 4: Social Studies.

Topic 5: Mathematics.

Topic 6: Foreign Language.
Additional prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 8: English as a Second Language.
Additional prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 9: Bilingual Education.

Topic 10: Issues and Strategies for Technology Leaders.

Topic 14: Educational Research and Design.

Topic 15: Research Design and Analysis I.

Topic 16: Research Design and Analysis II.

Topic 17: Measurement of Teaching.
Methods for measuring and analyzing teaching, including both quantitative and qualitative measurement. Issues of reliability and validity; use of measurement techniques for research on teaching and assessment of teaching.

Topic 18: Selecting and Using Children's and Adolescents' Literature in School Curricula.

Topic 19: Statistical Inference.

Topic 20: Computer-Aided Instruction Design and Languages.

Topic 21: Instructional Systems Design.

Topic 22: Research in Organizations.

185G, 385G. Seminar: Program Development and Research.
Advanced investigations of selected topics and problems in curriculum theory, program design, and research design at one of the following levels: elementary school, secondary school, higher education, all-level. The equivalent of one or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: Curriculum and Instruction 185G, 385G, Educational Administration 385G. Some topics are offered on the credit/no credit basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 3: Major Developmental Theories.

Topic 4: Second Language Acquisition.

Topic 5: The Second Language Learner.
Additional prerequisite: Curriculum and Instruction 385G (Topic 4) or consent of instructor.

Topic 6: Linguistics and Language Teaching.
Curriculum and Instruction 385G (Topic 6) is same as Linguistics 387. Designed primarily for participants in international education exchange programs. Application of the findings of linguistics to the teaching of language.

Topic 7: Language and Politics in Language Planning.
Curriculum and Instruction 385G (Topic 7) is same as Linguistics 396 (Topic 5: Language and Politics in Language Planning), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 395 (Topic 4: Language and Politics in Language Planning), and Middle Eastern Studies 381 (Topic 30: Language and Politics in Language Planning). Curriculum and Instruction 385G (Topic 7) and Hebrew 380 (Topic 8: Language and Politics in Language Planning) may not both be counted.

Topic 8: Adult Learning and Development.

Topic 9: Human Resource Development.

Topic 10: Program Planning and Evaluation.

Topic 11: Action Technologies.

Topic 12: Collection and Analysis of Organizational Data.
Using their own organizations as laboratories, participants learn how to define a useful focus for data gathering, identify appropriate sources of data, and analyze and present data efficiently and in ways that are useful to others in the organization. Students practice interviewing and observation, analysis of documents, development of questionnaires, and other strategies for data collection and analysis.

Topic 13: Consultation Skills.

Topic 14: Career Development.

Topic 15: Small Groups and Facilitation.

Topic 16: Facilitating Adult Learning.

Topic 17: Culture, Gender, and Race in Organizations.

Topic 18: Implementing Organizational Change.

Topic 19: Managing Human Resource Development.

Topic 20: Organizational Behavior.

Topic 21: Training and Development.

Topic 22: Organizational Development.

Topic 23: Action Learning.

Topic 24: Qualitative Research: Mixed-Method Investigation.
Additional prerequisite: Completion of one qualitative research methods course.

Topic 25: Life History Research.

Topic 26: Whole Systems Thinking.
Curriculum and Instruction 385G (Topic 26) and Educational Administrative 383 (Topic 14: Systems Thinking) may not both be counted.

Topic 27: Qualitative Research: Naturalistic Inquiry.

Topic 28: Multimedia Authoring.

Topic 29: Interactive Multimedia Design and Production.

385H. Cultural Transmissions in America.
Analysis of contemporary social, political, and economic trends in national and international life from the standpoint of educational implications. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, twelve semester hours of upper-division social science, and twelve semester hours of upper-division education.

385K. General Foundations of Education.
Designed for curriculum and instruction doctoral students preparing for qualifying examinations and other master's or doctoral degree students without previous work in foundations of education. General survey of basic concepts, topics, and policy issues in the foundations of education. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

392L. Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Designed for master's degree students without previous graduate work in philosophy or philosophy of education and for doctoral students who need to update preparation. A systematic overview of the field of philosophy of education. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and either twelve semester hours of upper-division education or consent of instructor.

196, 396. Doctoral Seminar.
Research projects and creative investigations in a selected subject-field and developments in instructional practices and in research findings and methodologies. Offered at the following levels: elementary school, secondary school, higher education, all-level. The equivalent of one or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Curriculum and Instruction 196 is offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree or consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Foreign Language.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.

396T. Directed Research in Curriculum and Instruction.
Investigation of assigned problems under direction of a Graduate Studies Committee member; development and demonstration of competence in research design and execution; production of acceptably written reports of technical character. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit by doctoral students. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

196V, 396V. Independent Study.
May involve syntheses of literature, field investigations on selected topics, or other individual research topics. Conference course equivalent to one or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and twelve semester hours of graduate education.

397P, 697P. Graduate Internship.
Supervised practice in a professional position. The equivalent of three, or six lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and admission to approved internship program.

Topic 1: Early Childhood Education.
Restricted to students in early childhood education. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.

698. Thesis.
The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in curriculum and instruction and consent of the supervising professor and the graduate adviser; for 698B, Curriculum and Instruction 698A.

398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in curriculum and instruction and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in Curriculum and Instruction.
Supervised college teaching experience. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and appointment as a teaching assistant or an assistant instructor.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Curriculum and Instruction 399R, 699R, or 999R; approved dissertation proposal must be on file with the graduate adviser.


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Graduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - Graduate Study
Chapter 2 - Admission and Registration
Chapter 3 - Degree Requirements
Chapter 4 - Fields of Study
Chapter 5 - Members of Graduate Studies Committees
Appendix - Course Abbreviations

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