Secondary Education (S)

  • EDUC-S 500 Field-Based Seminar in Teacher Education (1-4 cr.)

    Discussion of issues in secondary education and exploration of problems of the field. Students spend approximately one day each week in the schools satisfying performance standards for teacher certification. May be counted toward a master's degree. S/F grading.

    Repeatable for Credit: 99 credits and 99 completions

  • EDUC-S 501 Introduction to Teaching in Senior High, Junior High and Middle School (1-3 cr.)

    Provides the prospective secondary teacher with information relative to the IUB Secondary Teacher Education Program and the structure, organization, and curriculum of the secondary school.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 502 The Nature of STEM (3 cr.)

    This course is designed to provide an introduction to the profession of middle and secondary teaching in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines. Students will examine the nature and history of the STEM disciplines, roles of STEM in society and schooling, and strategies used in teaching STEM disciplines.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 503 Secondary School Curriculum (3 cr.)

    Designed to provide an overview for the teacher of the basic theories underlying the secondary school curriculum as well as an examination of the subject areas, problems, trends, and challenges for the future and significant research in the field.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 504 Introduction to STEM Teaching (3 cr.)

    An introduction to the foundational principles necessary to create a student-centered, inquiry-based learning environment. Students will identify and evaluate their preconceptions about classroom teaching and reflect on the following: Why do we teach STEM? What does quality STEM instruction look like? What are the implicit and explicit messages conveyed by the teacher?

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 505 The Junior HIgh and Middle School (3 cr.)

    Role of the junior high school and middle school in American education. Total program: philosophy, functions, curriculum, guidance, activities, personnel, and administration.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 506 Student Activity Programs (2-3 cr.)

    For elementary, junior high/middle, and secondary school teachers and administrators. Comprehensive consideration of the student activity program.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 507 The Teacher and Secondary School Organization (3 cr.)

    For teachers and administrators. Functions of school personnel, organization of professional and lay people for a more effective school program, professional leadership, lay participation, and effective personnel organization.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 508 Problems in Secondary Education (1-3 cr.)

    Group analysis of a common problem in the field of secondary education.

    Repeatable for Credit: 99 credits and 99 completions

  • EDUC-S 509 Middle School STEM Methods (3 cr.)

    Course will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to understand middle level students and effective teaching strategies; to learn to appropriate model for developing assessments and curriculum design and be proficient in planning and carrying out instruction. Scholars will create units for middle level students based on current learning theories, best practices, and local standards.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 510 Development of Secondary School Programs (1-6 cr.)

    Organized group study of a wide variety of problems in secondary education. Each study is tailored to meet the needs of the group concerned.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 512 Workshop in Secondary Education (1-6 cr.)

    Individual and group study of issues or concerns relating to the field of secondary education in workshop format.

    Repeatable for Credit: 99 credits and 99 completions

  • EDUC-S 518 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Secondary School Science (3 cr.) P: Completion of an undergraduate methods course and teaching experience, or Consent of Instructor.

    Improved techniques, current literature, textbooks, and free and low-cost materials. Solution of specific practical problems confronting science teachers in the classroom and laboratory.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 519 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Secondary School Social Studies (3 cr.)

    Completion of an undergraduate methods course and teaching experience, or consent of instructor. Re-studying the purposes of high school social studies, evaluating recent developments in content and instructional procedures, and developing social studies programs for specific school situations.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 521 Teaching and Learning in the Middle School (5 cr.)

    Teaching in the middle school requires teachers to have clear philosophical and organizational foundations. This course will explore elements of middle schools including team teaching, interdisciplinary units, and teaching for conceptual understanding. Students will study the developmental characteristics of young adolescents, educational legal issues, content area literacy and socialization.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 530 Junior High and Middle School Curriculum (3 cr.)

    The educational program especially designed for pre and early adolescents, with emphasis on analysis, planning, organization, and evaluation of jh/ms curriculum and special attention to specific subject areas.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 533 The Computer in the Secondary Classroom (3 cr.)

    A course for practicing secondary teachers which focuses on: the role of the computer for the classroom; an introduction to programming; guidelines for selecting and using software in several subject areas. Credit will not be granted for both S533 and R531.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 555 Diversity and the Communities of All Learners (1-3 cr.)

    This class explores issues related to teaching all learners in increasingly complex secondary schools. It draws on anthropology to understand diversity across culture, sociology to examine the social complexities of pluralistic societies, special education to address the individualize student needs. The course emphasizes educational practice and communities of learners.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 590 Independent Study or Research in Secondary Education (1-3 cr.)

    Individual research or study with a Secondary Education faculty member, arranged in advance of registration. A one or two page written proposal should be submitted to the instructor during the first week of the term specifying the scope of the project, project activities, meeting times, completion date, and student product(s). Ordinarily, S590 should not be used for the study of material taught in a regularly scheduled course.

    Repeatable for Credit: 99 credits and 99 completions

  • EDUC-S 650 Readings in Junior High/Middle/Intermediate Education (1-3 cr.) P: Consent of Instructor.

    Selected advanced readings in junior high/middle/intermediate school education.

    Repeatable for Credit: 99 credits and 99 completions

  • EDUC-S 655 Supervision of Secondary School Instruction (3 cr.)

    The role and functions of supervisors; the modern concept of supervision; techniques of supervision; improvement of teaching procedures; and new trends in organization of instruction.

    Not Repeatable for Credit

  • EDUC-S 690 Internship in Secondary Education (3-5 cr.)

    For persons about to become high school administrators, supervisors, and/or curriculum directors or coordinators. Directed and supervised experiences in the field for such positions.

    Repeatable for Credit: 99 credits and 99 completions

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