Secondary Education (A+S)

  • EDUC-A 308 Legal and Ethical Issues for Teachers (3 cr.) P: Sophomore status. Focuses primarily on legal concerns affecting teachers in public schools. Topics addressed include tort liability, church/state relations, expression rights, children with disabilities, conditions of employment, discrimination and harassment, student testing, collective bargaining, teacher lifestyle choices, copyright concerns, teacher contracts and dismissal, record-keeping practices, and student discipline.
  • EDUC-S 303 Topics in Secondary Education (0.5-3 cr.) Variable course title. Various topics will be covered in this course in order to incorporate timely professional issues in the secondary curriculum. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-S 400 Field-Based Seminar in Teacher Education (1-6 cr.) P: Community of Teachers Program admission. Instructor’s permission required. 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. Graded S/F. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-S 405 The Middle and Junior High School (3 cr.) Provides future middle and junior high teachers with an understanding of how early adolescent students and school structures affect curriculum, instruction, and classroom management decisions. The course meets the middle/junior high school endorsement requirement for elementary school majors.
  • EDUC-S 490 Research in Secondary Education (1-3 cr.) Variable title. Individual research. May be repeated.

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