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B EDUC 220 Education and Society (5) I&S Joseph
Examines educational problems, policy, and practice from interdisciplinary perspective. Explores the tensions between education values and goals throughout the history of public schooling in the United States and develops critical perspectives through which to evaluate current proposals for school reform. Offered: ASp.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 220

B EDUC 230 Culture, Knowledge, and Education (5) I&S, DIV Gourd
Explores the intersection of culture, knowledge, and education. Examines each concept separately then focuses on ways they interact and affect educational opportunities. Cultural issues include; race, socio-economic histories, language, gender, sexual orientation, and religious views. Uses perspectives from diverse academic disciplines and considers education as extending beyond school settings. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 230

B EDUC 250 Topics in Education and Popular Culture (3/5, max. 10) VLPA Au
Examines education in relation to specific elements of popular culture in order to deepen understanding of the connections and tensions within society. Explores how popular culture is used to enhance the education experience. Topics include popular forms of art, media, literature, or theatre. Offered: ASp.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 250

B EDUC 255 Critical Diversity Studies (5) I&S, DIV
Introduces theories, concepts, research, and polices that provide a foundation for exploring connections between diversity and equity and for recognizing ways in which these connections are relevant to individuals, institutions, and the world. Offered: jointly with BIS 255; Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 255

B EDUC 315 History of Education in the United States (5) I&S
A historical survey of education. Emphasis on relationship between idea and practice. Topics include education and colonialism, formation of state school systems, progressive education, policy and practice, equal access and opportunity, education and social structure, and standards and reform. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 315

B EDUC 330 Race, Culture, and Identity in the Classroom (5) I&S, DIV
Examines the ways that various aspects of student identity are entwined with pedagogy and curriculum. Focuses on multicultural education, the politics of language, racism and testing, cultural identity development, and classroom diversity. Prerequisite: either B EDUC 220 or B EDUC 230.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 330

B EDUC 391 Special Topics in Education (1-5, max. 10)
Explores perspectives on educational policy and practice. Offered: AWSpS.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 391

B EDUC 392 Independent Study (1-5, max. 10)
Faculty supervised readings and activities in areas of special interest for individual students.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 392

B EDUC 401 Study Abroad: Education (1-5, max. 15) I&S
Combines study at UW Bothell with seminars and field trips organized by the Education faculty or the faculties of host institutions in foreign countries. Topics include education policies, teaching or learning, and cultural perspectives on education.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 401

B EDUC 402 Human Growth and Learning (5) I&S
Focuses on recent research in the area of child and adolescent learning and on the relationship of learning to human growth and development. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 402

B EDUC 403 Introduction to Special Education (2)
Introduces basic knowledge for facilitating the success of all children in general education classrooms, with an emphasis on children who receive special education services. Discusses various disabilities, variations in development, legislation, referral, differentiation, and the general education teachers' role. Not open for credit for students that have taken EDSPE 404 at the Seattle Campus.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 403

B EDUC 405 Context of Learning and Schooling (3) I&S
Surveys major themes of historical, legal, philosophical, political, ethical and social contexts of learning and schooling in American society. Integrates several disciplines as the foundation from which to view the instructional process.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 405

B EDUC 406 Introduction to Field Placements (2)
Introduction to building learning communities in classrooms. Involves students in assigned field placements in K-8 schools and in seminars on campus. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 406

B EDUC 408 Knowing, Teaching, and Assessing in Multicultural Education and Social Studies (5) I&S
Provides students with classroom methods, materials, and assessment strategies for teaching social studies in elementary schools. Grounded in democratic beliefs and assumes citizenship participation as an essential part of a free, humane, and civic community.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 408

B EDUC 409 Knowing, Teaching, and Assessing in: Reading, Writing and Communicating (4)
The first in a two-course sequence that builds understanding about literacy development and instruction. Focuses on early literacy, writing processes, and children's literature.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 409

B EDUC 410 Knowing, Teaching, and Assessing in Reading, Writing and Communicating (4)
The second of two course sequence that builds understandings about literacy development and instruction. Focuses on reading for intermediate readers including comprehension, assessment, and remediation.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 410

B EDUC 413 Knowing, Teaching, and Assessing in The Arts (3)
Explores dance, music, visual arts, drama, and literary arts as integral strands of children's learning. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 413

B EDUC 416 Instructional Design and Assessment (2)
Explores the major concepts, theories, and research related to the development of learning opportunities for children that support individual students' development, acquisition of knowledge, and motivation. Focuses on strategies for implementation of instruction in schools.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 416

B EDUC 417 Families, Communities and Schools (2)
Examines the fundamental values and assumptions that animate our educational endeavor through families, communities, and schools. Topics include changing demographics, community resources and involvement, and diversity of families. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 417

B EDUC 418 Knowing, Teaching, and Assessing in Intermediate Level Mathematics (4)
Develops understanding of intermediate level mathematics concepts, tools, and strategies for teaching these concepts, and students' mathematical learning. Pre-service teachers explore a variety of activities to facilitate their success as intermediate level mathematics teachers.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 418

B EDUC 419 Knowing, Teaching, and Assessing in Mathematics (4)
Introduces the nature of mathematics as an exciting way to interpret the world and as an elegant way to solve problems. Emphasizes using mathematical thinking to discover order and represent patterns rather than memorizing mathematical rules to be followed.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 419

B EDUC 421 Knowing, Teaching, and Assessing in: Earth, Physical, and Life Sciences (4)
Introduces the nature of science as subject matter, as a process of inquiry, and as a fascinating way to make sense of the world. Emphasizes the techniques, attitudes, skills, and competencies needed to become a scientifically literate citizen.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 421

B EDUC 423 Knowing, Teaching, Assessing in Health, Fitness and Issues of Abuse (3)
Examines health and fitness as it relates to children's development of responsibility health promoting behaviors; how to identify physical, emotional, sexual, and substance abuse; teacher report responsibilities; and methods of teaching about abuse/prevention. Open to Bothell Teacher Certification Program students only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 423

B EDUC 425 Reflections on Professional Practice Seminar (1-5, max. 15)
Reflections on field work in educational settings. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 425

B EDUC 427 Reflections on Professional Practice Seminar: Becoming a Professional Educator (3)
Through readings and reflective writing, students explore teacher as a member of a professional community and as a learner, teacher as agent of social justice, and the personal, social, and professional responsibilities of teaching. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 427

B EDUC 435 Student Teaching (15)
Students assume all facets of the teaching role in a full-time placement. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 435

B EDUC 437 Current Issues in Technology (1-3, max. 9)
Sequenced and concentrated instruction and collaborative work in instructional technology to be integrated with other quarterly course work. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 437

B EDUC 452 Service Learning Practicum in Education (2, max. 6) I&S
To be taken concurrently with any two or three credit UW Bothell Education courses. Requires approximately 40 hours of service learning in a school and/or other appropriate setting approved by the course instructor. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 452

B EDUC 456 Adolescents in School and Society (5) I&S
Discusses some of the transformations of consciousness that occur in adolescence and examines how social structures, particularly formal schooling, help shape those transformations. Requires a community-based learning project. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 456

B EDUC 460 Moral Dimensions of Education (5) I&S Joseph
Explores philosophies of ethics and theories of moral development, focusing on how parents, peers, culture, teachers, and schools influence ethical growth. Examines how schools transmit values, teachers' ethical roles, and moral education content and practices. Incorporates independent learning on topics of interest. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 460

B EDUC 461 Educational Implications of Gender Inequality (5) DIV
Examines the historical foundations of gender inequality in education, discuss gender as a factor in access to education, and explores recommended classroom practices designed to reduce gender inequality.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 461

B EDUC 465 Fostering Alegbraic Reasoning (5) NW, QSR
Focuses on methods of teaching algebra from a developmental perspective, including research-based methods for developing students' algebraic thinking and structure and processes used in algebra. Prerequisite: either B CUSP 125, STMATH 125, or MATH 125. Offered: jointly with STMATH 465.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 465

B EDUC 466 Fostering Geometric Thinking (5) NW, QSR
Focuses on methods of teaching geometry from a developmental perspective, including research-based methods for developing students' geometric thinking and structure and processes used in geometry including proof. Prerequisite: either B CUSP 125, STMATH 125, or MATH 125. Offered: jointly with STMATH 466.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 466

B EDUC 467 Fostering Statistical Thinking, Data, and Graphical Analysis (5) NW, QSR
Focuses on methods of teaching data and graphical analysis and statistical thinking from a developmental perspective, including how to foster secondary students' statistical thinking, and using technological tools to teach key concepts in secondary mathematics using big data sets, graphical analysis, and dynamic visualization. Prerequisite: either B CUSP 125, STMATH 125, or MATH 125. Offered: jointly with STMATH 467.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 467

B EDUC 473 History of U.S. Public Schooling (3)
Examines the development of educational policy and practice over time. Emphasizes United States schools from 1750 to present.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 473

B EDUC 474 Global Englishes (5) I&S, DIV
Explores the spread of the English language as a global language and the development of local varieties of English. Examines ways in which people use and appropriate English for their own purposes in various contexts and analyze the diverse beliefs and ideologies that people hold about English.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 474

B EDUC 475 Global Perspectives on Diversity and Citizenship Education (3) I&S, DIV
Explores the relationship between diversity and citizenship education in a select group of nation-states. Discusses challenges experienced by citizens in those nation-states as the nations respond to diversity while trying to maintain national cohesion.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 475

B EDUC 476 New Literacies for Digital Learning (5)
Examines "literacy" in a time of global digital communication, collaboration, and creation. Includes both critical and theoretical readings on the rapid shifts in digital culture and hands-on experience with becoming a networked digital learner. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 476

B EDUC 480 Life and Learning in the Middle School (3) Gourd
Introduces three components of preparation to teach in a middle school: adolescent development, the structure of the middle school, and developmentally appropriate curriculum and instruction (designed specifically for middle schoolers). Recommend for students who are preparing to teach in a middle school or junior high. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 480

B EDUC 491 Special Topics in Education (1-5, max. 15)
Offered: AWSpS.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 491

B EDUC 493 Environmental Education (3) NW
Analyze various environmental programs and prepare an individualized project. Learn to apply ecological concepts in the classroom and learn how to teach about various environmental education programs.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 493

B EDUC 501 Inquiry in Education (3/5)
Introduces tools for looking closely at classrooms and professional practice. Explores a professional question through gathering information, collegial discussion with their peers, and readings that offer multiple perspectives. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 501

B EDUC 502 Teachers' Self-Understanding (3/5)
Uses readings and writing autobiography and examining key concepts in multicultural education as a basis for creating the reflective space necessary for teachers to better understand how personal elements of their lives, formed historically and culturally, influence their teaching and relationships with students. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 502

B EDUC 503 History and Politics of Teaching (3)
Explores historical, political, and social issues that affect classrooms and schools, as well as the nature of historical and political analysis.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 503

B EDUC 504 Theories of Organizational Change and School Reform (3/5)
Explores theories of organizational change and school reform. Practical strategies on how to be comfortable with and facilitate change in educational situations. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 504

B EDUC 507 Reviewing the Literature (3)
Explores how to locate, analyze, and synthesize professional literature on a topic and how to assemble the resources necessary to write a review of that literature. Supports critical literature review application of knowledge product for program completion dossier.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 507

B EDUC 508 Early Literacy Development and Instruction (3)
Builds an understanding of how young children (ages 4-8) develop literate behaviors, and how teachers can support this development. Explores emergent literacy behaviors, oral language development, building a literate identity, phonemic awareness, decoding, reading comprehension, spelling, and writing.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 508

B EDUC 510 Literacy Instruction for Diverse Learners (3) Place, Smith
Helps teachers meet the educational and linguistic needs of students with diverse needs or limited English language skills. Emphasizes instructional strategies consistent with a variety of approaches to curriculum adaptation and second-language learning. Examines strategies for classroom adaptation.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 510

B EDUC 512 Theoretical Foundations for Multicultural Classrooms (3)
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 512

B EDUC 515 Perspectives on Curriculum Integration (3) Eisele
Explores various means of developing integrative curriculum. Develops familiarity with existing methods of integrating curriculum and, by expanding the understanding of integration, to develop new methods. Studies approaches to integration within a single subject and between subjects will be developed into useable plans. Offered: S.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 515

B EDUC 516 Teaching Diverse Students (3)
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 516

B EDUC 517 Working with Struggling Readers Grades 3-8 (3)
Develops the strategies and understandings necessary for effective assessment and instruction of struggling readers in grades 3-8. Focuses on classroom-based assessments and their benefits for informing individual or whole class reading instruction.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 517

B EDUC 518 Observing and Describing Children and Their Work (3)
Focuses on observation and description of children and their work. Learn skills of observation as well as a process of systematic collaborative inquiry that validates teachers' knowledge of their students while also generating new knowledge. Study the work of teacher researchers who base their work on thoughtful observations of children.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 518

B EDUC 519 Classroom Discourse (3)
Examines how classroom talk creates and conveys multiple and complex notions of self, roles, status, learning, and subject matter. Addresses what discourse is present in classrooms and how can it be best used to facilitate teaching and learning.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 519

B EDUC 520 Current Issues: Multicultural Education (3-5, max. 10)
Offered: S.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 520

B EDUC 521 Using Multicultural Literature in the Classroom (3) Banks
The dimensions of multicultural education serve as a framework for educators to review and compile bibliographies of books and compile bibliographies of books that can be used with students in the classroom. Discusses books for children and adults. Discussion and reflection on concepts such as essentialism and representation. Selection and evaluation of books to infuse multicultural content into the curriculum.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 521

B EDUC 522 Education and the American Dream (3) Galen
Considers tensions inherent in the deep American belief that individuals can reach unlimited potential through success in school. Looks at ways in which the American educational system has been created within American beliefs in equal opportunity based on merit, yet remains an institution that sorts individuals for very unequal futures. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 522

B EDUC 523 Improving Human Relations in Schools (3)
Addresses issues related to teaching in a pluralistic society. Explores the historical foundations of intergroup education, theories supporting the human relations approach and teaching strategies, materials, and assessment that can be used to improve human relations.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 523

B EDUC 525 Evaluating Curricula, Programs, and Institutions (3)
Examines the extent to which curricula, programs, and institutions effectively meet objectives. Examines terminology, models, standards, and practices in program evaluation from a perspective useful to practicing teachers and other professionals. Discusses political realities, social demands for accountability, and ethical considerations in program evaluation.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 525

B EDUC 527 Educational Theorists and Reformers (3, max. 6)
Provides an in-depth study of the work of prominent educators whose contributions have significantly impacted understandings of the nature of learning, teaching, and schooling.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 527

B EDUC 530 Current Issues: Integrated Curriculum (3-5, max. 10)
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 530

B EDUC 531 Current Issues in Teaching (1-6, max. 25)
Examines current issues confront classroom teachers: new assessment methods, classroom management, collaborative learning, Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements, national standards in mathematics and science.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 531

B EDUC 532 Discourse in the Mathematics and Science Classroom (3) Hintz
Examines essential questions regarding classroom discourse and how it relates to teaching practice and student learning in K-12 mathematics and science classrooms. Questions include: what is classroom discourse; how does it relate to learning math and science; what issues can be investigated through the study of discourse in math and science classrooms. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 532

B EDUC 533 Computers in the Classroom: Issues and Uses (3)
Examines the dynamics of instruction and interaction in classrooms while preparing students for worlds that do not yet exist. Essential questions include issues of equity, disengagement, and the quality of learning and knowing in a diverse and complex society. Uses current technology to enhance computer skills, create and evaluate quality learning experiences, and explore issues of equal access for all.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 533

B EDUC 534 Current Issues in Literacy Research (3) Smith
Explores current research examining issues of literacy development and instruction. Considers research design, data analysis, study findings, and classroom implications from a critical practitioner-oriented perspective.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 534

B EDUC 535 Writing Across the Curriculum (3)
Explores instructional strategies designed to guide students in acquiring and developing writing skills across the curriculum. Emphasizes preparing materials to use in single subject-area teaching as well as developing as a writer to effectively model and scaffold writing instruction.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 535

B EDUC 536 Teacher Leadership: Renewing, Revitalizing, Reframing (3)
Develops and promotes in teachers the knowledge, skills and "conditions of the heart" necessary to be a teacher leader. Based on the premise that teachers need to be active participants in the formation of a future that positively impacts the lives of students and professional community of schools.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 536

B EDUC 537 Assessment (3)
Analyzes the development, use, and interpretation of classroom-based assessments, including student self-assessment. Explores concepts of validity, reliability, and appropriate use in relationship to both classroom-based and commercial assessments. Critiques use of assessment in relation to goals of equity, educational quality, and accountability.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 537

B EDUC 538 Adolescent Literacy (3)
Examines current issues, research, and innovations in adolescent literacy research and practice. Considers the issues of motivation, comprehension, vocabulary, and multiple literacies including technology and home-school connections. Examines articles by research and teacher leaders in the field.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 538

B EDUC 539 Literacy Coaching (3)
Examines research and practice focused on literacy coaching in terms of mentoring, peer collaboration, and teacher leadership development. Emphasizes literacy content and pedagogical content knowledge, theories of teacher change, and models of effective professional development.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 539

B EDUC 540 Principles of Inclusion: Students and Families (5) Gourd, Naranjo
Focuses on issues, principles, practices, and legal responsibilities to student identified for special education and English language learners. Specific attention is given to culturally-and developmentally-aware policies and practices inclusive of students and their families. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 540

B EDUC 541 Second Language Acquisition, Bilingual Education, and the Structure of English (5) Gourd, Naranjo
Focuses on theories in second language acquisition, bilingual education, and the structure of English. Topics include research, practice, and connections between language, literacy, cultural traditions, identity, and education in preparation for teaching ELLs in general education of classes specifically for ELLs. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 541

B EDUC 542 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for Teaching English Language Learners (5) K. GOURD
Participants develop curriculum, instruction, and assessment for speakers of other languages learning in English at any level. Emphasizes support of language and content development in general education classrooms. Required course in ELL endorsement program. Prerequisite: B EDUC 540; B EDUC 541. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 542

B EDUC 552 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Middle and Secondary Science I (5)
Participants develops curriculum, instruction, and assessment based on theories of teaching and learning in science and inclusive of all students. Attention given to content-based use of technology, working across disciplines, teaching ELL's, students with special needs, and co-teaching models. Includes direct work with adolescents. Prerequisite: B EDUC 556; B EDUC 557. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 552

B EDUC 553 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Secondary English, Social Studies, and History (5) Gourd
Participants develops curriculum, instruction, and assessment based on theories of teaching and learning in science and inclusive of all students. Attention given to content-based use of technology, working across disciplines, teaching ELL's, students with special needs, and co-teaching models. Includes direct work with adolescents.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 553

B EDUC 554 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Middle Grades and Secondary Science (5)
Learn to teach science in a way that makes the content both rigorous and accessible. Develop an understanding of how the world of the student and the worlds of science intersect. Participate in best practices of science teaching and reflect on these practices. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 554

B EDUC 555 Building Partnerships: Home, School, and Community (5)
Examines the forms of collaboration, contention, and controversy in the relationship between schools, the families of students, and local communities from historical, sociological, and political perspectives.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 555

B EDUC 556 Adolescent Development (5)
Provides an in-depth examination of specific theories, concepts, and methods related to adolescence. Explores a wide range of topics including: cognitive development, moral development, identity formation, gender role, social relationships, and the effects of culture and schooling on adolescent development. Includes a community-based learning component. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 556

B EDUC 557 Curriculum Studies (5) P. JOSEPH
Introduces the field of curriculum studies including curriculum theory and interdisciplinary study of the educational experience. Explores dominant ideas and alternative practices. Focuses on how curriculum and schools are manifestations of culture and how historical and contemporary premises about curriculum influence the culture of classrooms and schools. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 557

B EDUC 558 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Secondary Social Studies and History (5)
Explores standards and critical areas of social studies and history. Discusses how to design learning objectives, plan for instruction, use resources, evaluate student learning, and teach social studies and history as integrated and interdisciplinary subjects. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 558

B EDUC 559 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Secondary and Middle Level Mathematics I (5)
Participants develops curriculum, instruction, and assessment based on theories of teaching and learning in science and inclusive of all students. Attention given to content-based use of technology, working across disciplines, teaching ELL's, students with special needs, and co-teaching models. Includes direct work with adolescents. Prerequisite: B EDUC 556; B EDUC 557. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 559

B EDUC 560 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Secondary Science and Mathematics II (5)
Emphasizes the complexity of teaching and learning science and mathematics. Works closely with expert teachers to develop and teach a unit of instruction. Gains practice in designing, conducting, and reflecting on formative and summative assessments in the school setting. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 560

B EDUC 561 Education and Gender (3)
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B EDUC 562 Multicultural Education: Race, Class, and Gender (3)
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 562

B EDUC 563 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Secondary English Methods I and II (5-, max. 10)
Helps prospective teachers of English become more thoughtful about the aims, theories, and research methods for teaching English in secondary schools. Encourages reflective thought in the development of materials and plans for implementing secondary English lessons and units that can facilitate student learning. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 563

B EDUC 564 Field Experience in Secondary Schools (3-6, max. 6)
Provides field experiences to reflect on teaching and learning in the secondary schools. Overlap with discipline specific methods course. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 564

B EDUC 565 Student Teaching (10)
Students assume all facets of the teaching role in a full-time placement. Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of required secondary endorsement course work. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 565

B EDUC 566 Education and Technology (3)
Examines issues related to the uses of technology in the classroom. Introduces advances in educational technology and critiques of the pedagogical and epistemological implications of increased reliance upon information technologies in the classroom and the broader society.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 566

B EDUC 567 Telling Our Stories As Teachers: Digital Storytelling as Reflective Practice (5) Galen, Van
Uses multi-media tools to weave the complex voices, images, and energy of classrooms to create digital stories as teachers. Through, software tutorials, work-shopping of writing, peer review of emerging projects, and production time, students learn more about themselves as teachers while also learning about technologies that can be used in classrooms. Offered: S.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 567

B EDUC 569 Educational Policy, School Politics and Teacher Power (3)
Teachers work in a complex web of political relationships, contested values, and competing ideas in schools. Exercises help participants understand teachers' (K-12) and policymakers' roles in school politics and develop frameworks from which to base the responsible exercise of autonomy in schools.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 569

B EDUC 570 Problems in Qualitative Research Methodology (3-5)
Examines a specific qualitative research methodology on a rotating basis. Examples of different methodologies may include action research, archival studies, biography, case study, classroom observation, ethnography, feminist studies, grounded theory, histography, narrative studies, phenomenological studies, policy research, and sociolinguistics.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 570

B EDUC 577 Curriculum Development (3)
Explores various models of curriculum development including established practices and alternative paradigms. Provides opportunities to analyze and critique current and historical models of curriculum planning and to examine the pedagogical, social, and political influences upon curriculum development. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 577

B EDUC 579 The Power and Beauty of Mathematics (3)
Examines how mathematics helps us discover the rules and structures that underlie patterns and regularities in our world. Illustrates how an integrated curriculum combined with inquiry-based methodology can be used to explore some of the mathematical foundations on which the world rests.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 579

B EDUC 587 Science, School Knowledge, and Contemporary Social Issues (3)
Explores the impact of science on society as well as the vision for the teaching of science currently being advocated by those involved with science education reform. Discusses contemporary social issues, such as the ethical dilemmas presented by scientific advancements and science education reform issues.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 587

B EDUC 591 Special Topics in Education (1-5, max. 10)
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 591

B EDUC 592 Independent Study (1-6, max. 12)
Faculty-supervised readings and research in areas of special interest for individual students.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 592

B EDUC 595 Professional Portfolio (3-5, max. 10)
Provides an opportunity for students to reflect on learning and professional growth through the construction of a culminating portfolio. Serves to document and deepen understanding of the competencies gained as a result of participation in the program. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 595

B EDUC 596 Professional Paper (2-5, max. 10)
Complete a professional paper under the advisement of a faculty member in the program following submission and approval of a description of the proposed paper. Extends over two quarters and includes a public presentation of the completed work. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 596

B EDUC 597 Practitioner Focused Research (3)
Examines how change in classrooms can be fostered by practitioner research projects. Provides an opportunity to carry out the steps of a site-based research project: examine literature; develop research questions or testable hypothesis; and generate methodology for carrying out investigation as a practitioner. Prerequisite: B EDUC 501. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 597

B EDUC 598 Project Implementation ([2-5]-, max. 15)
Second course in a three-course sequence of a culminating project focused on the implementation of a project designed to create change in an educational setting. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 598

B EDUC 599 Culminating Project (2-5, max. 15)
Third course in a three-course sequence of a culminating project focused on an analysis, synthesis, and final write-u of a project implementation experience. Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: B EDUC 599