Education Interdepartmental (EDUINDP)

Courses

EDUINDP 533   INFORMAL ASSESSMENT OF YOUNG CHILDREN   3 Units

This class is designed to assist students in acquireing skills related to informal assessment. These skills include: the ability to use a variety of observation strategies, to apply functional assessment strategies, use play-based and other criterion-referenced instruments, and develop and implement program evaluation strategies. Additionally, the student will acquire the ability to link assessment results to IEP/IFSP formation, use assessment results to develop differentiated instruction, write summary reports for school files, communicate in writing and verbally about assessment results to parents and to other professionals.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

EDUINDP 610   CREATING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS   1 Units

This course is designed to be a campus based course with a 25% on-line component. This course prepares the initial educator to use reflection tools to gauge their current level of performance based on the Wisconsin Educator Standards. From their reflections and documentations, each participant will write a compelling goal(s) that drives the writing of the professional development for the next 3-5 years. Professional Development Plans (PDPs) will be completed and approved so that the initial educator will leave the institute ready to implement the first year of his/her PDP. Assessment strategies are part of the institute so that initial educators may begin to collect and analyze data that show professional growth and a positive impact on student learning. Participants will be part of a learning community which includes the university higher education representative and other members of their professional community. Prereq: Employed in public/private educational setting; professional educator status.

EDUINDP 611   IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN   1 Units

This campus based and on-line (50%) institute builds on prior learning from the previous summer institute in that this stage of PDP development and implementation requires the learner and the community to reflect on progress, look at the annual review of the PDP and make necessary revisions. They will analyze current data sources based on their assessment plans that were collected throughout the process. This institute will deepen content knowledge related to participant goals by including content and pedagogical specialists to increase the learner's knowledge, skills, and dispositions related to the standards addressed in their PDPs.

EDUINDP 612   VERIFICATION OF THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN   1 Units

This 1 credit campus-based and on-line (50%) institute builds on prior learning from the previous summer institutes by providing the final verification process with Initial Team Members of the Initial Educator's Professional Development Plan.

EDUINDP 642   PLANNING FOR INDIVIDUAL NEEDS   3 Units

This class provides students with the skills to develop and adapt curriculum and instructional strategies to meet the educational needs of young children who require specialized instruction. The emphasis is on the provision of that instruction in the natural environment of the children.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

EDUINDP 690   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on' and participatory instructional techniques.

EDUINDP 696   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   0.5-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

EDUINDP 710   MENTORING THE INITIAL EDUCATOR   3 Units

This course takes participants through a set of strategic actions based on the research for effective schools and the guiding principles of Wisconsin's new educator licensure ruling, PI 34. The actions are grounded in four major themes: sharing a vision of educator quality based on Wisconsin Educator Standards; developing a collaborative environment in which to learn and practice; demonstrating the results of reflective practice by creating professional goals and plans and; focusing goals on increasing student learning successes. Prereq: Employed in public or private educational setting; professional educator status

EDUINDP 711   THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING (PDP) PROCESS   3 Units

This course will prepare educators in Wisconsin DPI professional and/or master level licensure cycles to guide and coach the initial educator through the process of reflection, gathering and analyzing current data, and using the Wisconsin Educator Standards to write, implement, and verify a professional development plan that meets licensure requirements and instills a commitment to professional learning and growth. Prereq: Employed in public/private educational setting; professional educator status.

EDUINDP 724   PLANNING FOR CHANGE: SEMINAR IN RESEARCH, PRACTICE AND VOICE   2 Units

The purpose of this course is to provide the graduate student with the contacts and skills needed to accomplish the Capstone project. The project design from this course will be used to develop their Capstone project.
PREREQ: EDFOUND 723/CIGENRL 723 AND EDFOUND 780 AND AT LEAST 9 ADDITIONAL GRADUATE CREDITS; COREQ: EDUINDP 726

EDUINDP 726   CAPSTONE ADVISING I: PROJECT PLANNING AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE   1 Units

The purpose of this course is to advise and provide feedback to students developing their Capstone proposals and the first three chapters of their Capstone projects.
PREREQ: EDFOUND 723/CIGENRL 723 AND EDFOUND 780 AND AT LEAST 9 ADDITIONAL GRADUATE CREDITS; COREQ: EDUINDP 724

EDUINDP 727   CAPSTONE ADVISING II: DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS   1 Units

The purpose of this course is to provide the graduate student with the contacts and skills needed to accomplish the Capstone project. The project design from this course will be used to develop their Capstone project.
PREREQ: EDFOUND 723/CIGENRL 723, EDFOUND 780, EDUINDP 724, EDUINDP 726

EDUINDP 789   CAPSTONE PROJECT SEMINAR   2-3 Units

The purpose of this seminar is to provide the master's student with faculty and peer support as the student grounds, implements, refines, assesses and reports his or her capstone project. The capstone project is a self-selected and defined project completed with advisor assistance, that makes a connection between the graduate study and the student's professional life as an educator. The course will be graded on a Satisfactory/No Credit grading scale. Approval of program coordinator and advisor is required.

EDUINDP 790   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   0.5-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on' and participatory instructional techniques.

EDUINDP 798   INDEPENDENT STUDY   Repeatable   3 Units

Variable topics.