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Elementary Education


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Elementary Education

 
Elementary Education   110                                3 (crs.)
Education Policy: Lies, Damned Lies, and Education (XS)(SS)
For more than three decades, public education policy in the United States has become a pervasive part of the public discussion. U.S. media is dominated by doom and gloom stories, and pessimistic assessments of U.S. students in international education rankings, and other failings of the U.S. public education system. This course will help learners scrutinize media accounts and public policy proposals for accuracy, bias and potential for effectiveness. By understanding how to critically examine a variety of claims, and learn about ways citizens can influence public policy learners will have a better capacity to engage in community life.
Elementary Education   111                               3 (crs.)
Culture, Identity and Educational Journeys (XC)(ES)(HU)
Culture, Identity and Educational Journeys focuses on developing an understanding of culture in our lives, examine personal and group concepts of identity, and make connections to diverse culture groups specifically those from refugee and immigrant backgrounds through the process of creating narratives of educational journeys.
 Elementary Education 201    3 units (crs.) 
Individual, School, and Society
This is an introductory course in education. Its purpose is to expand your understanding of schooling through an analysis of its many connections with the individual and society. This, in part, will be accomplished through a study of social, political, and economic forces in U.S. Society that have a direct bearing on schooling. Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA.
Elementary Education 300    0 units (crs.)
Bilingual Language Fluency Assessment
Registration for and completion of the Bilingual Language Fluency Assessment is required in the first or second semester of enrollment in the Bilingual Licensure Program and prior to enrolling in core courses in this program.
Elementary Education 304    2 units (crs.) 
Practicum in Early Childhood Education
This course requires students to spend 60 hours in an early childhood setting. Students will be involved in guided observation tasks in order to gain experience in observation and reflections on children's growth and development. Students will have the opportunity to practice and reflect upon knowledge and skills acquired in the early childhood block of courses. Prerequisites: Elementary/Secondary Education 110 or 201, Educational Foundations 380, and Admission I. Elementary Education 304, Elementary Education 312, Elementary Education 313, Elementary Education 314, Elementary Education 318, Elementary Education 322 and Elementary Education 323 should be taken concurrently as an Early Childhood Education Block. Dual Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) majors choose either Elementary Education 304 or Special Education for the Early Childhood Education Block.
 Elementary Education 311    3 units (crs.)
Teaching Languages Arts Pre-K-8
This course is planned for you to study teaching language arts, to provide practice using instructional materials, and to learn about evaluation strategies likely to enhance communication of all learners. An integrated and constructivist approach to reading, writing, speaking, listening, language study and language diversity will be provided.  Prerequisite: Educational Foundations 380 or Special Education 470 (may be taken concurrently) and Admission I.
Elementary Education 312    2 units (crs.)
Working With Infants and Toddlers and Their Families
This course examines relevant theories and practice pertaining to the care of infants and toddlers within the family setting and in group care programs. The relationship between best practices for care of infants and toddlers in community care and policies, which support them is considered as well. Students will design and evaluate curriculum activities appropriate for all children from birth to three years of age. Prerequisites: Elementary/Secondary Education 110 or 201, Educational Foundations 380, and Admission 1. Elementary Education 304, Elementary Education 312, Elementary Education 313, Elementary Education 314, Elementary Education 318, Elementary Education 322, and Elementary Education 323 should be taken concurrently as an Early Childhood Education Block.
Elementary Education 313    2 units (crs.) 
Theories and Practices of Early Childhood Education
The needs and interests of children of preschool and kindergarten ages; the content of an activity program for the preschool and kindergarten. Emphasis on children's social, intellectual, physical, and emotional needs with suggestions of interest area and activities, which lead into the subjects included in the curriculum for the primary grades. Prerequisites: Elementary/Secondary Education 110 or 201, Educational Foundations 380, and Admission I. Elementary Education 304, Elementary Education 312, Elementary Education 313, Elementary Education 314, Elementary Education 318, Elementary Education 322, and Elementary Education 323 should be taken concurrently as an Early Childhood Education Block.
Elementary Education 314    2 units (crs.)
Organization and Administration of Preschool Programs in Early Childhood Education
This course examines relevant theories and practices relating to the organization and management of quality early childhood education programs for children ages birth-8. It is expected that participants will: Develop an understanding of "quality early childhood education" and the values and attitudes necessary for this disposition; acquire an understanding of the steps involved in planning and implementing quality early childhood programs; acquire the knowledge and information necessary for administering early childhood programs; and develop specific skills and abilities necessary for successful administration of early childhood programs including: personnel management, business practices, health. Prerequisites: Elementary/Secondary Education 110 or 201, Educational Foundations 380, and Admission I. Elementary Education 304, Elementary Education 312, Elementary Education 313, Elementary Education 314, Elementary Education 318, Elementary Education 322, and Elementary Education 323 should be taken concurrently as an Early Childhood Education Block. 314/514
Elementary Education 316    3 units (crs.)
Teaching Science and Environmental Education in the Elementary/Middle School
Provides the student with the knowledge of currently accepted goals of science and environmental education in the elementary/middle school. The examination, evaluation, and practice of techniques compatible with these goals are emphasized, and contemporary elementary/middle school curricula are examined and evaluated. Prerequisite: Elementary/Secondary Education 110 or 201, Educational Foundations 380, Admission I, Elementary Ed 311 and Elementary Ed 384 and Educational Leadership 325. Special fee: $35.00.
Elementary Education 317    3 units (crs.)
Teaching Social Studies Pre K - 8
This course is designed to study social studies teaching, to practice using instructional materials and to learn about evaluation strategies likely to enhance social studies knowledge construction and learning by early childhood, elementary and middle school pupils. It is also planned for students to study educational research and practice related to early childhood, elementary and middle level curriculum development in social studies. Emphasis is given to correlation with other school subjects. Prerequisite: Elementary/Secondary Education 110 or 201, Educational Foundations 380, Admission I, Elementary Ed 311 and Elementary Ed 384 and Educational Leadership 325.
Elementary Education 318    2 units (crs.)
Assessment in Early Childhood
This course is designed to address the theoretical and practical issues, practices, and techniques that would guide practitioners toward the meaningful assessment of preschool children. The course includes preschool cognitive assessment, family assessment, preschool screening, and intervention design. Prerequisite: Elementary Education 312, 313 and Educational Foundations 380 and Admission I.
Elementary Education 322    2 units (crs.)
Curriculum & Methods For Young Children: Art, Creative Dramatics, Creative Movement & Music
Introduction to curriculum and methods for using expressive arts and the characteristics of play to enhance the development and learning of the children in an early childhood educational setting. Prerequisites: Elementary/Secondary Education 110 or 201, Educational Foundations 380 and Admission I. Elementary Education 304, Elementary Education 312, Elementary Education 313, Elementary Education 314, Elementary Education 318, Elementary Education 322 and Elementary Education 323 should be taken concurrently as an Early Childhood Education Block.
Elementary Education 323    2 units (crs.)
Early Childhood Guidance And Behavior Management
This course is designed to help students understand the behavior and feelings of young children, learn how to understand and build positive behaviors and feelings, develop positive classroom environments for young children, and deal with their common behavioral and emotional problems particularly in classroom settings. Prerequisites: Elementary/Secondary Education 110 or 201, Educational Foundations 380, and Admission I. Elementary Education 304, Elementary Education 312, Elementary Education 313, Elementary Education 314, Elementary Education 318, Elementary Education 322 and Elementary Education 323 should be taken concurrently as an Early Childhood Education Block.
Elementary Education 330    1 unit (cr.) 
Teaching Foreign Languages in the Elementary School
Study and practice of basic theory, approaches, and materials of teaching and learning a foreign language with special emphasis on the elementary school child and program. Prerequisite: Admission I. (Fall only).
Elementary Education 346    3 units (crs.) 
Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language
In this course we will review developments in second language theory and practice; explore ways to teach, and integrate, the skills or reading, writing, listening and speaking, both within ESL classes and in content-area instruction; survey a variety of approaches to ESL methods; discuss ways to focus on culture in language teaching, to create community among second language learners and to build bridges between schools and diverse linguistic and cultural communities; and address the needs of second language learner assessment and classroom management. Prerequisite: Admission I.
Elementary Education 348    3 units (crs.)
Principles of Bilingual/Bicultural Education
In this course we will explore historical and political dimensions of bilingual/bicultural education, often from comparative perspectives; examine theoretical assumptions and recent research findings about learning through first and second languages; and discuss practical implications of critical theory and research for those who work with bilingual/bicultural children, adolescents, families and communities. 348/548
Elementary Education 349    3 units (crs.)
Content Area Instruction Bilingual Education
In this course we will explore the theories, practices, and possibilities for bilingual education across content areas. We will examine the teaching of content area subjects to bilingual children and adolescents in both bilingual (first language) classrooms as well as mainstream classrooms. Students will thus have the chance to prepare for content area teaching in English as well as Hmong or Spanish. Prerequisite: Elem/Sec Ed 346 Methods of Teaching ESL, Elem/Sec Ed 348, Principles of Bilingual/Bicultural Education, Elem/Sec Ed 352, ESL and Multicultural Materials and Admission 1. 349/549
Elementary Education 351    3 units (crs.)
Authentic Assessment for ESL/Bilingual Education
A seminar course relating to specific topics in the assessment of English language learners. The course will focus on developments in authentic placement, diagnostic and achievement language assessment, and the use of portfolio and performance assessment with English language learners. Various assessment tools (English and Spanish) will be reviewed. Prerequisite: Elementary Ed/Secondary Ed 346. 351/551
Elementary Education 352    3 units (crs.)
ESL and Multicultural Materials, Elementary/Secondary
In this course we will review developments in second language theory and practice; explore ways to develop curriculum, and integrate the academic skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking in content-area instruction; survey, and critically analyze, a variety of ESL and multicultural materials for elementary and secondary instruction; discuss ways to focus on culture in the curriculum and address ways to connect curriculum to second language learner assessment and instruction. 352/552
Elementary Education 353    3 units (crs.)
Hmong Language, Culture & Learning
Designed to familiarize educators and others with the language, culture and educational issues relevant to Hmong people in Wisconsin and the United States.  Areas of exploration will include the nature of Hmong language, Hmong history, the traditional family and clan structure, child-rearing mores, healing practices, marriage and funeral practices, and educational beliefs and practices.  Contemporary developments and adjustment issues within the Hmong communities will be discussed, especially school achievements and challenges, intergenerational conflicts, youth gangs, and the need to provide high expectations and supportive educational environments for Hmong children, youth and families.  Cross-listed:  Elementary Education/Secondary Education 353. 353/553
Elementary Education 354    3 units (crs.)
Fostering English Language Learner Achievement-Trial Course
This course is designed to give all teachers a working knowledge of how to foster success with an English language Learners (ELLs). In this course we will explore historical, political and legal dimensions in the education of linguistic minority students in the USA; discuss practical implications of critical theory and research for those who work with bilingual/bicultural children, adolescents, families and communities; review developments in second language theory and practice; explore use of the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) to develop curriculum; integrate the academic skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking in content area instruction; explore effective links between culture and curriculum; and connect curriculum standards to second language learner instruction and assessment.
Elementary Education 360    3 units (crs.)
Clinical Experiences in Teaching and Classroom Management
The course includes pre-student teaching experiences in elementary classrooms which provide students with opportunities for guided observations of teaching and classroom management strategies as well as planning, teaching and assessing lesson and unit plans in core academic subjects. Students must reflect on and learn from their teaching and assess their growth in meeting the ten Wisconsin teaching standards and aspects of the conceptual model of teachers as caring intellectuals. The concurrent seminar focuses on various approaches in building classroom community and a positive classroom climate, introducing different classroom management models and issues and dealing with such challenges as bullying and child abuse. Students complete Elementary Education 360 Clinical Experiences in Teaching and Classroom Management concurrently with Elementary Education 316 Teaching Science and Environmental Education in the Elementary and Middle School, Elementary Education 317 Teaching Social Studies PK-8 and Elementary Education 384 Teaching PK-8 Mathematics. Prerequisite: Admission I, Educational Foundations 380, Elementary Education 311, Reading 305, Educational Leadership 302 and Educational Leadership 325. (Pass/Fail course)
Elementary Education 375    3 units (crs.) 
Teaching Writing PK-8
A process approach to writing will be utilized to help students learn to teach writing PK-8. This will be a multi-genre course including instruction in expository and narrative writing. Multicultural and gendered dimensions of writing will be explored and writing across the curriculum as an instructional model will be examined. Students will reflect on the improving their own writing as they learn to teach writing to others. Prerequisite: Elementary Education 311 and Admission I.
Elementary Education 377    3 units (crs.)
Latino(a) Language, Culture and Learning
This course is designed to familiarize educators and others with historical, cultural and educational issues relevant to Latinos (as) in Wisconsin and the United States.  Areas of exploration will include elements of surface and deep level culture, as well as historical perspectives on Pre-Columbian Latin America, the European conquest, and contemporary Latino(a) experience.  The role of ethnic pride as a factor in high-level student achievement will also be explored.  Each of these areas will be explored in relation to the development of biculturalism/multiculturalism within the English-Spanish bilingual classroom.  The class will be conducted in Spanish and all assignments will be completed in Spanish.
Elementary Education 384    3 units (crs.)
Teaching Mathematics Pre K - 8 Mathematics
The course is designed to study teaching, to practice using instructional materials and to learn about evaluation strategies likely to enhance mathematical knowledge construction and learning by early childhood, elementary and middle school pupils. It is also planned for students to study educational research and practice related to early childhood, elementary and middle level curriculum development in mathematics. Prerequisite: Educational Foundations 380 (may be taken concurrently), or Special Education 470 (may be taken concurrently), Admission I, Mathematics 110 and 211.
Elementary Education 400/401    5 units (crs.)
Student Teaching in Elementary Education
Observation, participation, and responsible teaching experiences for student teachers and interns in grades 1-6 under supervision. Prerequisite: Admission II.
Elementary Education 405    2 units (crs.) 
Seminar I
Students will integrate teaching-learning theories as they apply to situations  which occur in the classroom in which the student teacher or intern is working. Prerequisite: Admission II.

Elementary Education 412     3 units (crs.)
Understanding and Exploring Early Childhood Curriculum
This course addresses theoretical issues and provides practical experience for licensed elementary educators seeking an additional licensure at the preschool/kindergarten level. Students will receive theoretical information about child development specific to the age range of birth to six, and design instruction that includes developmentally appropriate practices in curriculum, materials, and learning environments. Observation of an early childhood educator in a preschool setting is required. Students will understand the roles of educators and parents in relation to the children in an early childhood education program. This course is delivered through face-to-face and online instruction. Prerequisites: Admission to the Post Baccalaureate Add On Licensure Program.
Elementary Education 413     3 units (crs.)
Understanding and Exploring Early Childhood Assessment
This course addresses theoretical issues and provides practical experience for licensed elementary educators seeking an additional licensure at the preschool/kindergarten level. Students will know and understand multiple influences on behavior, development, and learning. Students will use positive relationships and supportive interactions as the foundation to create healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging learning environments. Preschool cognitive assessments, family assessments, preschool screening, and intervention design are included in this course. This course is delivered through face-to-face and online instruction. Prerequisites: Admission to the Post Baccalaureate Add On Licensure Program.    
Elementary Education 415     3 units (crs.)
Advanced Multidisciplinary Methods for Teaching
Students will examine multidisciplinary teaching methods, including integration of disciplines, multiple approaches to assessment, and an evaluative inquiry process. Additionally, students will identify their content knowledge, attitudes and pedagogical strengths and weaknesses through ongoing self-assessments. Prerequisites: Admission to the Post Baccalaureate Add On Licensure Program. 
Elementary Education 416     3 units (crs.)
Applied Multidisciplinary Methods for Teaching
Students will implement and reflect on two cycles of evaluative inquiry process, a multidisciplinary method for cultivating and sustaining the evaluation capacity of

P-12 educators. By engaging teachers in an evaluative inquiry process, this course seeks to develop an evaluation culture designed to support new teachers in the continual examination of methods with the ultimate intent of improving educational opportunities for all students. The course emphasis on practice and application will feature samples of empirical work, as well as engagement with mixed methods inquiry. Prerequisites: Admission to the Post Baccalaureate Add On Licensure Program. 
Elementary Education 462    5-10 units (crs.)
Internship Elementary Education 1-8
Internship placement for students seeking 1-8 licensure. Supervised observation, participation, and responsible teaching experiences. Prerequisite: Admission II.
Elementary Education 484     3-5 units (crs.)
Specialized Field Experience 
Students will integrate teaching-learning theories as they apply to situations which occur in the classroom in which the student teacher is working. Prerequisite: Admission II. 
Elementary Education 496    1-3 units (crs.)
Independent Study
An independent study in Early Childhood/Elementary/Middle Level Education for students who would pursue in depth a basic idea in early childhood, elementary and middle level education. Prerequisite: Outline of proposed study presented to elementary faculty member, the student's advisor, the Department Chairperson, and the Associate Dean.  (See Department Chairperson first.)
 

Secondary Education

Secondary Education 201    3 units (crs.)
Individual, School, and Society
This is an introductory course in education.  Its purpose is to expand your understanding of schooling through an analysis of its many connections with the individual and society. This, in part, will be accomplished through a study of social, political, and economic forces in U.S. Society that have a direct bearing on schooling. Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA.
Secondary Education 300    0 units (crs.) 
Bilingual Language Fluency Assessment
Registration for and completion of the Bilingual Language Fluency Assessment is required in the first or second semester of enrollment in the Bilingual Licensure Program and prior to enrolling in core courses in this program.
Secondary Education 335    3 units (crs.)
Teaching of English
By readings, demonstrations, and practical experiences, the student learns to organize the materials and methods of the English curriculum into effective teaching procedures in the secondary classroom. Majors in English take concurrently with Clinical Experience. Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235, 380 and Admission I.
Secondary Education 336    3 units (crs.) 
Teaching of English II and Classroom Management
This course extends students' understanding of 6-12 teaching of English Language Arts and classroom management approaches and issues. The course provides learning opportunities for methodology and models, lesson planning, curriculum, technology, and equity concerns. Content reflects the standards of the National Council of Teachers of English and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Teaching Standards. Prerequisite: Admissions I and Secondary Education 335. (Fall only)
Secondary Education 337    3 units (crs.)
Teaching of History and Social Studies
The differing points of view in the teaching of history and the social sciences and of the goals which parallel these differing points of view are examined. Consideration is given to selecting appropriate teaching methods and materials necessary to achieve the varied objectives of the social studies. Learning process is examined as it applies to the attainment of the objectives.  Majors in History or other Social Sciences take concurrently with Clinical Experience. Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235, 380 and Admission I.
Secondary Education 338    3 units (crs.)
Teaching of Social Studies II
This course will strengthen the teaching of secondary social studies. Topics include standards for content, curriculum, and assessment, as central to preparing skillful practitioners who are caring intellectuals. This course emphasizes constructing a social studies curriculum focusing on central ideas, content and depth. This course will enable students to conceptualize a "thinking" social studies curriculum. Classroom management and conflict resolution, use of computer-based technology, multicultural and global perspectives, integration of cross disciplinary ideas and content, and school to work as it relates to social studies education will be addressed. Prerequisites: Admission I and Secondary Education 337. (Fall only)
Secondary Education 339    3 units (crs.) 
Teaching of Science
The student should be able to construct lesson plans which are usable, distinguish between methods of teaching which are effective and ineffective, and demonstrate ability to perform in the capacity of a science teacher making acceptable use of the classroom and the laboratory. Should be able to name the most recent curricular developments in all the areas of science and demonstrate a thorough understanding of their underlying philosophies and their implications for instructional procedures.  Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235, 380 and Admission I. (Fall)
Secondary Education 340    3 units (crs.)
Teaching of Science II
This course will provide the student with the opportunity to continue developing the pedagogical content knowledge necessary to teach science. The context for this will be the state and national standards, multicultural and gender equity issues, technology use in the classroom, and assessment. Majors in science take concurrently with Clinical Experience. Prerequisite: Admission I and Secondary Education 339. (Spring only)
Secondary Education 341    3 units (crs.) 
Teaching of Mathematics
The objectives, curriculum, and teaching methods related to the courses in secondary school mathematics with emphasis upon trends, changes and investigations in the curriculum, and in teaching procedures. Majors in Mathematics take concurrently with Clinical Experience. Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235, 380 and Admission I. (Fall)
Secondary Education 342    3 units (crs.) 
Teaching of Mathematics II
This course will provide 6-12 mathematics education students with the content and skills required to teach mathematics as envisioned by mathematics education organizations. Topics include secondary mathematics education in relation to technology management, conflict resolution, motivation, gender issues, equity issues, mathphobia, multicultural mathematics, school to work issues, and mathematics education theory. This course will result in a more skillful teacher who will be better able to actualize the vision of what it means to empower students with mathematics and be a caring intellectual. Prerequisite: Admission I and Secondary Education 341. (Spring)
Secondary Education 346    3 units (crs.)
Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language
In this course we will review developments in second language theory and practice; explore ways to teach, and integrate, the skills or reading, writing, listening and speaking, both within ESL classes and in content-area instruction; survey a variety of approaches to ESL methods; discuss ways to focus on culture in language teaching, to create community among second language learners and to build bridges between schools and diverse linguistic and cultural communities; and address the needs of second language learner assessment and classroom management. Prerequisite: Admission I.
Secondary Education 347    3 units (crs.) 
The Teaching of Foreign Languages
The study of a modified audio-lingual approach emphasizing the teaching of basic skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing a modern foreign language. The intended outcome of the course is a familiarity with concepts of what language is and with language learning aims, theory and strategies. Majors in Foreign Languages take concurrently with Clinical Experience.  Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235, 380 and Admission I. (Fall only)
Secondary Education 348    3 units (crs.)
Principles of Bilingual/Bicultural Education
In this course we will explore historical and political dimensions of bilingual/bicultural education, often from comparative perspectives; examine theoretical assumptions and recent research findings about learning through first and second languages; and discuss practical implications of critical theory and research for those who work with bilingual/bicultural children, adolescents, families and communities. 348/548
Secondary Education 349    3 units (crs.) 
Content Area Instruction Bilingual Education
In this course we will explore the theories, practices, and possibilities for bilingual education across content areas. We will examine the teaching of content area subjects to bilingual children and adolescents in both bilingual (first language) classrooms as well as mainstream classrooms. Students will thus have the chance to prepare for content area teaching in English as well as Hmong or Spanish. Prerequisite: Elem/Sec Ed 346 Methods of Teaching ESL, Sec Ed 374 Clinical for ESL Secondary, Elem/Sec Ed 348 Principles of Bilingual/Bicultural Education, Elem/Sec Ed 352 ESL and Multicultural Materials and Admission 1. 349/549
Secondary Education 351    3 units (crs.)
Authentic Assessment for ESL/Bilingual Education
A seminar course relating to specific topics in the assessment of English language learners. The course will focus on developments in authentic placement, diagnostic and achievement language assessment, and the use of portfolio and performance assessment with English language learners. Various assessment tools (English and Spanish) will be reviewed. Prerequisite: Elementary Ed/Secondary Ed 346. 351/551
Secondary Education 352    3 units (crs.)
ESL and Multicultural Materials, Elementary/Secondary
In this course we will review developments in second language theory and practice; explore ways to develop curriculum, and integrate the academic skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking in content-area instruction; survey, and critically analyze, a variety of ESL and multicultural materials for elementary and secondary instruction; discuss ways to focus on culture in the curriculum and address ways to connect curriculum to second language learner assessment and instruction. 352/552
Secondary Education 353    3 units (crs.) 
Hmong Language, Culture & Learning
Designed to familiarize educators and others with the language, culture and educational issues relevant to Hmong people in Wisconsin and the United States.  Areas of exploration will include the nature of Hmong language, Hmong history, the traditional family and clan structure, child-rearing mores, healing practices, marriage and funeral practices, and educational beliefs and practices.  Contemporary developments and adjustment issues within the Hmong communities will be discussed, especially school achievements and challenges, intergenerational conflicts, youth gangs, and the need to provide high expectations and supportive educational environments for Hmong children, youth and families. Cross-listed: Elementary Education/Secondary Education 353. 353/553
Secondary Education 354    3 units (crs.) 
Fostering English Language Learner Achievement-Trial Course
This course is designed to give all teachers a working knowledge of how to foster success with an English language Learners (ELLs). In this course we will explore historical, political and legal dimensions in the education of linguistic minority students in the USA; discuss practical implications of critical theory and research for those who work with bilingual/bicultural children, adolescents, families and communities; review developments in second language theory and practice; explore use of the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) to develop curriculum; integrate the academic skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking in content area instruction; explore effective links between culture and curriculum; and connect curriculum standards to second language learner instruction and assessment.
Secondary Education 356    3 units (crs.) 
Clinical in Teaching English 6-12
Under the guidance of an experienced teacher, clinical students are directed to study individual cases and problems, the diagnosis and solution of which involve the application of teaching-learning principles and the relationship of theory and practice. Contact with small groups in scaled down teaching situations. Taken concurrently with the respective (major) methods course.  Admission to student teaching requires a grade of "pass" in this course.  Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380. Concurrent enrollment in Secondary Education 335 and Admission I. Open only to College of Education and Human Services students. Pass/Fail course.
Secondary Education 357    3 units (crs.)
Clinical in Teaching History and Social Studies - 6-12
 Under the guidance of an experienced teacher, clinical students are directed to study individual cases and problems, the diagnosis and solution of which involve the application of teaching-learning principles and the relationship of theory and practice. Contact with small groups in scaled down teaching situations. Taken concurrently with the respective (major) methods course.  Admission to student teaching requires a grade of "pass" in this course. Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380 and Admission I. Concurrent enrollment in Secondary Education 337.  Open only to College of Education and Human Services students. Pass/Fail course.
Secondary Education 358    3 units (crs.) 
Clinical in Teaching Science 6-12
Under the guidance of an experienced teacher, clinical students are directed to study individual cases and problems, the diagnosis and solution of which involve the application of teaching-learning principles and the relationship of theory and practice.  Contact with small groups in scaled down teaching situations. Taken concurrently with the respective (major) methods course.  Admission to student teaching requires a grade of "pass" in this course.  Prerequisite:  Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380 and Admission I. Concurrent enrollment in Secondary Education 340. Open only to College of Education and Human Services students. Pass/Fail course. (Spring)
Secondary Education 359    3 units (crs.)
Clinical in Teaching Mathematics 6-12
Under the guidance of an experienced teacher, clinical students are directed to study individual cases and problems, the diagnosis and solution of which involve the application of teaching-learning principles and the relationship of theory and practice. Contact with small groups in scaled down teaching situations. Taken concurrently with the respective (major) methods course. Admission to student teaching requires a grade of 'pass" in this course.  Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380 and Admission I. Concurrent enrollment in Secondary Education 341. Open only to College of Education and Human Services students. Pass/Fail course. (Fall only)
Secondary Education 361    3 units (crs.)
Clinical in Teaching Foreign Language (6-12)
Under the guidance of an experienced teacher, clinical students are directed to study individual cases and problems, the diagnosis and solution of which involve the application of teaching-learning principles and the relationship of theory and practice. Contact with small groups in scaled down teaching situations. Taken concurrently with the respective (major) methods course.  Admission to student teaching requires a grade of "pass" in this course. Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380. Concurrent enrollment: Secondary Education 347. Open only to College of Education and Human Services students. Pass/Fail course.
Secondary Education 362    3 units (crs.)
Clinical in Teaching Speech 6-12
Under the guidance of an experienced teacher, clinical students are directed to study individual cases and problems, the diagnosis and solution of which involve the application of teaching-learning principles and the relationship of theory and practice. Contact with small groups in scaled down teaching situations. Taken concurrently with the respective (major) methods course.  Admission to student teaching requires a grade of "pass" in this course and in Secondary Education 355. Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380 and Admission I. Open only to College of Education and Human Services students. Pass/Fail course.
Secondary Education 366    1-3 units (crs.) 
Clinical in Teaching Art K-12
Under the guidance of an experienced teacher and university faculty or staff, clinical students are directed to study individual cases and problems, the diagnosis and solution of which involve the application of teaching-learning principles and the relationship of theory and practice. One credit of this course is to be taken concurrently with Art 253, 354 and 356 for a total of three credits. The level of responsibility and engagement will increase for each subsequent enrollment in the course. Admission to student teaching requires a grade of "pass" for each completion of this course. Prerequisite: Concurrent registration with Art 253, 354 or 356. Open only to College of Education and Human Services art education students. Pass/Fail course.
Secondary Education 367    3 units (crs.)
Clinical in Teaching Music K-12
Under the guidance of an experienced teacher, clinical students are directed to study individual cases and problems, the diagnosis and solution of which involve the application of teaching-learning principles and the relationship of theory and practice. Contact with small groups in scaled down teaching situations.  Taken concurrently with the respective (major) methods course. Admission to student teaching requires a grade of "pass" in this course.  Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380 and Admission I. Open only to College of Education and Human Services students. Pass/Fail course.
Secondary Education 370    3 units (crs.)
Clinical in Teaching Physical Education K-12
Under the guidance of an experienced teacher, clinical students are directed to study individual cases and problems, the diagnosis and solution of which involve the application of teaching-learning principles and the relationship of theory and practice. Contact with small groups in scaled down teaching situations. Taken concurrently with the respective (major) methods course. Admission to student teaching requires a grade of "pass" in this course. Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380 and Admission I and Physical Education 392 (may be taken concurrently). Open only to College of Education and Human Services students. Pass/Fail course.
Secondary Education 371    3 units (crs.)
Clinical in Teaching Foreign Language K-12
Under the guidance of an experienced teacher, clinical students are directed to study individual cases and problems, the diagnosis and solution of which involve the application of teaching-learning principles and the relationship of theory and practice. Contact with small groups in scaled down teaching situations. Taken concurrently with the respective (major) methods course. Admission to student teaching requires a grade of "pass" in this course.  Prerequisite:  Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380 and Admission I. Concurrent enrollment in Secondary Education 347 and Elementary Education 330.  Open only to College of Education and Human Services students. Pass/Fail course. (Fall only)
Secondary Education 372    3 units (crs.)
Clinical in Teaching Library Science K-12
Under the guidance of an experienced teacher, clinical students are directed to study individual cases and problems, the diagnosis and solution of which involve the application of teaching-learning principles and the relationship of theory and practice. Contact with small groups in scaled down teaching situations. Taken concurrently with the respective (major) methods course. Admission to student teaching requires a grade of "pass" in this course.  Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380.  Open only to College of Education and Human Services students. Pass/Fail course.
Secondary Education 374    3 units (crs.) 
Clinical in English as a Second Language
The ESL clinical provides opportunities for students to engage in many aspects of ESL teaching prior to student teaching.  While "learning by doing," this experience also provides students with the occasion to make connections between ESL theory and the "real world" of classrooms. Prerequisite: Admission I and concurrent with Secondary Education 346.
Secondary Education 377    3 units (crs.)
Latino(a) Language, Culture and Learning
This course is designed to familiarize educators and others with historical, cultural and educational issues relevant to Latinos (as) in Wisconsin and the United States.  Areas of exploration will include elements of surface and deep level culture, as well as historical perspectives on Pre-Columbian Latin America, the European conquest, and contemporary Latino(a) experience.  The role of ethnic pride as a factor in high-level student achievement will also be explored.  Each of these areas will be explored in relation to the development of biculturalism/multiculturalism within the English-Spanish bilingual classroom.  The class will be conducted in Spanish and all assignments will be completed in Spanish.
Secondary Education 402    2 units (crs.)
6-12/K-12 Student Teaching Seminar
Provides the opportunity to earn one additional unit (cr.) by pursuing independent study modules designed by the student and the university supervisor. Corequisite: This course or Secondary Education 455 or 465 must be taken in conjunction with Secondary Education 450, 451, 460, or 461. Prerequisite: Admission II.
Secondary Education 404    5 units (crs.) 
ESL Student Teaching
In this field experience students will prepare and teach lessons, develop and modify materials for English language learners, reflect on learning and teaching, and show consideration and respect to both children and adults at school sites.
Secondary Education 406    5 units (crs.) 
Bilingual Education/ESL Student Teaching
In this field experience students will prepare and teach lessons, develop and modify materials for English language learners, reflect on learning and teaching, and show consideration and respect to both children and adults at school sites. Bilingual student teachers will prepare and teach lessons in two languages, and collect and modify materials for students in their first language.
Secondary Education 417    5 units (crs.)
Secondary General Music Methods, Pedagogy and Techniques
A hybrid course for music educators licensed in choral or instrumental music who are pursuing a license in general music. Participants will refine and demonstrate competencies associated with exceptional teaching in PK-12 general music. Progressive techniques for developing independent musicianship and music literacy along with integrated use of classroom instruments, the voice, piano, guitar, and recorder will be practiced and assessed. Participants will receive instruction in authentic assessment, curriculum development, and effective instruction through secondary content standards and the Wisconsin Teacher Educator Standards. Early childhood music, adaptive techniques for exceptional learners, student composition, technology integration, and classroom management in general music are also addressed. Prerequisites: Admission to the Post Baccalaureate Add On Licensure Program.
Secondary Education 432    2-3 units (crs.) 
Middle School Education
Coverage of the goals, objectives, and curriculum of the middle school/intermediate school. Explores the unique educational and social needs of boys and girls 10-15 years of age who are in grades 5-9. The nature of children in this age group is analyzed in terms of changing times and trends. Prerequisite: Admission I, Educational Foundations 235, Child and Adolescent Development, or equivalent and Educational Foundations 380, Educational Psychology.
Secondary Education 450    5 units (crs.)
Student Teaching in Middle Education
For students seeking secondary licensure. Supervised observation, participation and responsible teaching experiences. Prerequisite: Admission II.
Secondary Education 451    5 units (crs.)
Student Teaching in High School
For students seeking secondary licensure. Supervised observation, participation and responsible teaching experiences. Prerequisite: Admission II.
Secondary Education 452    5-10 units (crs.) 
Internship Secondary Education 6-12
Internship placement for students seeking 6-12 licensure. Supervised observation, participation, and responsible teaching experiences. Prerequisite: Admission II.
Secondary Education 453    3 units (crs.) 
Student Teaching in Secondary Education 6-12, PK-12
A student teaching experience for students wishing additional experiences related to teaching. Prerequisites: Admission to Student Teaching or admission to the post-baccalaureate add-on licensure program.
Secondary Education 454    1 unit (cr.)
Students Teaching in Secondary Education (6-12)
A field-based course for teachers licensed in grades 6-12 who are adding a new subject to their existing Broadfield Science, Broadfield Social Studies or Music license. Supervised observation, participation and teaching experiences. Prerequisites: Admission to the Post-Baccalaureate Add-On Licensure Program.
Secondary Education 455    1 unit (cr.)
Student Teaching Seminar
Designed to aid the student to integrate teaching-learning theories as applied to problems which occur in the classroom situation. Corequisite: Secondary Education 450 or Secondary Education 451. Prerequisite: Admission II.
Secondary Education 460    5 units (crs.)
Student Teaching in Elementary and Secondary Education
For students seeking K-12 licensure. Supervised observation, participation and responsible teaching experiences.  Prerequisite: Admission II.
Secondary Education 461    5 units (crs.)
Student Teaching in Elementary and Secondary Education
For students seeking K-12 licensure. Supervised observation, participation and responsible teaching experiences. Prerequisite: Admission II.
Secondary Education 462    5-10 units (crs.)
Internship Secondary Education PK-12
Internship placement for students seeking PK-12 licensure. Supervised observation, participation, and responsible teaching experiences. Prerequisite: Admission II.
Secondary Education 464    1 unit (cr.)
Student Teaching in Secondary Education (K-12)
A field-based course for teachers licensed in a grades K-12 who are adding a new subject to their existing Broadfield Science, Broadfield Social Studies or Music License. Supervised observation, participation and teaching experiences. Prerequisites: Admission to the Post-Baccalaureate Add-On Licensure Program.
Secondary Education 465    1 unit (cr.) 
PK-12 Student Teaching Seminar
Designed to aid the student to integrate teaching-learning theories as applied to problems which occur in the classroom situation. Corequisite: Secondary Education 460 or Secondary Education 461 for K-12 licensure. Prerequisite: Admission II.
Secondary Education 496    1-3 units (crs.) 
Independent Study
An independent study in Secondary Education for students who would pursue in depth an idea, process, or belief related to secondary instruction. This course can be taken by upper division students. Prerequisite: Outline of proposed study presented to a secondary faculty member, the student's advisor, the Department Chairperson, and the Associate Dean. (See Department Chairperson first.)
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