Secondary Education (SECNDED)

Courses

SECNDED 626   METHODS OF TEACHING ENGLISH AND LANGUAGE ARTS   3 Units

Engages the student in shaping viable perspective for teaching English in today's middle/secondary school; in planning, developing, and evaluating a course, a unit, and a lesson series; in considering and practicing several modes of instructing-learning; in indiviualizing learning for particular adolescents; and in preparing, generally, for the Teaching Practicum.

SECNDED 627   METHODS OF TEACHING WORLD LANGUAGES   3 Units

An introduction to the principles and techniques of teaching modern world languages designed to prepare students for the Teaching Practicum. Emphasis is placed on the communicative approach to lesson planning, classroom instruction and proficiency assessment in accordance with the WI Academic Standards.
PREREQ: EDFOUND 212 AND RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

SECNDED 628   METHODS OF TEACHING MATHEMATICS   3 Units

A study of the materials, methods, curriculum and structure of secondary school mathematics. Review of current objectives in secondary school mathematics.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

SECNDED 629   METHODS OF TEACHING SCIENCE   3 Units

Designed to acquaint students with basic educational techniques; to develop in students the ability to utilize effectively techniques characteristic of science programs, namely, laboratory learning to acquaint students with new approaches to science; to familiarize students with new developments in the science curriculum; to help students gain a broad vision of their teaching profession, their science area and their responsibilities to all students.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

SECNDED 630   METHODS OF TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES   3 Units

The study of the teaching-learning process, objectives in social studies, planning for teaching, selection of content and resources, teaching-learning strategies and evaluative methods.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

SECNDED 705   REPRESENTATIONS OF LEARNING   2 Units

An investigation of the methods of representing perception and experience of the world. Correlations will be made between inquiry and the formalizing of meaning through imaging. special consideration will be given to applicants for alternative education programs.

SECNDED 706   LEARNING & DIVERSITY   2 Units

A critical view of social and intellectual development. Special consideration will be made for culturally and economically diverse populations within common educational settings.

SECNDED 707   FORMAL AND INFORMAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS   1-3 Units

An examination of a variety of structures within which learning occurs. The classroom will be considered both context and content for learning and the construction of meaning. Through an analysis of classroom environments participants will synthesize potentials for change in their concept of teaching and learning.

SECNDED 708   THE MARGINALIZED LEARNER   2 Units

This course will act to sensitize students to the characteristics of the marginal student and the forces that cause that marginalization. Students will evaluate the effects of their choices and actions on others (students, parents, other professionals, and the community).

SECNDED 709   LEARNING & TEACHING FOR EMPOWERMENT   2 Units

An investigation of educational practice and its application to critical theory. Democracy, community, collaboration, and empowerment relative to the alternative education programs will be considered.