Courses

SEED 5003. Introduction to Teaching Secondary Science. 3 Hours.

Study of the methods and materials for teaching science. Includes philosophical, cognitive, and psychological dimensions of teaching science. The planning of instruction, microteaching, safety and liability issues, and the development of instructional materials are included. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education (EDUCMA) M.A.T. program. (Typically offered: Summer) May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

SEED 5013. Teaching Secondary Science: Theory to Practice. 3 Hours.

This course is a continuation of SEED 5003, Introduction to Teaching Secondary Science, and is taken concurrently with CIED 528V, Secondary Cohort Teaching Internship. Students will receive instruction in advanced methodologies for teaching science and will reflect on their experiences in their internships. Corequisite: CIED 528V. Prerequisite: SEED 5003. (Typically offered: Fall)

SEED 5103. Methods of Teaching Secondary Social Studies I. 3 Hours.

Study of the methods and materials in social studies. Includes philosophical, cognitive, and psychological dimensions of teaching. The planning of instruction, microteaching, and the development of instructional materials are included. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education (EDUCMA) M.A.T. program. (Typically offered: Summer)

SEED 5113. Teaching History, Government and Economics. 3 Hours.

Study of the methods and materials in teaching history, government and economics. Includes philosophical, cognitive, and psychological dimensions of teaching, planning of instruction, microteaching, and the development of instructional materials are included. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education (EDUCMA) M.A.T. program. (Typically offered: Fall)

SEED 528V. Secondary Field Experience. 1-6 Hour.

Student teaching in grades 7-12 to be specific to the fall semester experience of the Secondary Education Master of Arts in Teaching program. Students will practice and master instructional strategies under the supervision of qualified mentor teachers and university faculty members. (Typically offered: Fall) May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.

SEED 5303. Teaching Secondary Mathematics. 3 Hours.

Study of the methods and materials in teaching middle, junior high, and high school mathematics. Philosophical, cognitive, and psychological dimensions of teaching secondary topics including, but not limited to algebra, geometry, and statistics. The planning of instruction, microteaching, and the development of instructional materials are included. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education (EDUCMA) M.A.T. program. (Typically offered: Summer)

SEED 5313. Theories of Learning Mathematics. 3 Hours.

Examination of research results related to student learning and achievement in secondary mathematics in the areas of rational numbers, algebraic reasoning, geometric proof, and data and probability. Prerequisite: SEED 5303. (Typically offered: Fall)

SEED 5413. Instructional Practices in Teaching Foreign Language. 3 Hours.

The theoretical and practical aspects of methods, techniques, and materials for effective teaching of foreign/second languages in K-12 schools. Prerequisite: Admission to the M.A.T. program. (Typically offered: Fall)

SEED 5503. Teaching Secondary Mathematics and Science. 3 Hours.

Study of the methods and materials for teaching secondary mathematics and science. Includes the philosophical, cognitive, and psychological dimensions of teaching mathematics and science. The planning of instruction, microteaching, and the development of instructional materials are included. Prerequisite: Admission to the M.A.T. program. (Typically offered: Summer)