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Top SED 321 TEACHING AND LEARNING WITH COMPUTER-BASED TECHNOLOGIES (3) 
Explore teaching that promotes the use of computer-based technologies as an integral component for learning within the context of academic subject matter. PREREQS: Basic computer and computer application knowledge.

Top SED 401 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 406 PROJECTS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 407 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 409 FIELD PRACTICUM: SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (3) 
Placement in middle or high school (grades 7-12) to assist in developing competencies with adolescents in science/mathematics classes. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 18 credits.

Top SED 410 PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP: SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS EDUCATION (1-16) 
Supervised teaching experience at the elementary, middle or high school level; students experience general classroom and professional responsibilities common to the regular science or mathematics teacher. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 412 TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATIONS FOR TEACHING MATH AND SCIENCE (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Integration of instructional technologies with other strategies to teach math and science in elementary, middle, and secondary schools in the 21st century.

Top SED 413 INQUIRY IN SCIENCE AND SCIENCE EDUCATION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Investigation of inquiry and the nature of inquiry in science as it relates to science education. Students will examine issues relating to integrating scientific understandings and practice into K-12 instruction.

Top SED 414 INQUIRY IN MATHEMATICS AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Investigation of mathematics as it relates to mathematics education. Students will examine issues related to integrating mathematical understanding, mathematics standards/curricula, and mathematics-specific strategies in K-12 instruction. Lec/lab.

Top SED 416 INQUIRY IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION (3) 
Investigation of inquiry and the nature of inquiry in mathematics and science as it relates to education. Students will examine issue relating to integrating mathematical and scientific understandings and practices into K-12 education.

Top SED 417 QUANTITATIVE REASONING IN STEM (3) 
Provides students an overview of the content requirements in the Common Core Standards for Mathematics and the teaching practices that are central to those standards with a focus on the role of quantitative reasoning. Students experience content lessons and lessons focused on supporting students in developing understanding of that content. PREREQS: Participants should be a prospective pre-service teacher at any level, a K-12 teacher, a free-choice learning educator, or have access to an educational setting.

Top SED 419 TEACHING MATHEMATICAL MODELING IN STEM (3) 
Provides students an overview of the content requirements in the Common Core Standards for Mathematics and the teaching practices that are central to those standards with a focus on the role of mathematical modeling. Students experience content lessons and lessons focused on supporting students in developing understanding of that content. PREREQS: Participants should be a prospective pre-service teacher at any level, a K-12 teacher, free-choice learning educator or have access to an educational setting.

Top SED 431 OVERVIEW OF FREE-CHOICE LEARNING (3) 
Examines learning that occurs when people believe they have choices over what and how they learn, how much time they spend learning, and what their sources of information are. Covers current research on learning in museums, aquariums, zoos, botanical gardens, science centers, after-school programs, media and apprenticeships.

Top SED 459 SCIENCE AND THE NATURE OF INQUIRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Focuses on inquiry approaches to the teaching and learning of science. Development of teaching strategies including materials and resources for teaching science using an inquiry approach as well as more teacher-directed approaches.

Top SED 473 SCIENCE PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Development of pedagogical content knowledge in grades 6-12 science instruction: learning theory, nature of science, technology integration, and reform recommendations. Lec/lab/rec.

Top SED 474 MATHEMATICS PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Development of pedagogical content knowledge in grades 6-12 mathematics instruction: learning theory, nature of mathematics, technology integration, and reform recommendations. PREREQS: SED Professional Teacher Licensure Cohort Only. Does not meet Graduate School's stand-alone requirement. Investigation of mathematics as it relates to mathematics education must be completed prior to SED 574. SED 414 is recommended; please speak to the program coordinator. SED 474 Restrictions: Prereq course SED 414 required prior to SED 474.

Top SED 476 MATHEMATICS PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY II (4) 
Development of additional pedagogical content knowledge in grades 6-12; stress on dominant themes of the school mathematics curriculum including problem solving, reasoning, communication, and connections as well as the integration of technology into the mathematics classroom. PREREQS: SED 474 [D-] and Education Double Degree only

Top SED 477 SCIENCE PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY II (4) 
Development of pedagogical content knowledge in grades 6-12; science instruction; learning theory, nature of science, technology integration, and reform recommendations. PREREQS: SED 473 [C] and Professional Teacher Education Master's Program.

Top SED 491 SCIENCE/MATH CONTENT STANDARDS AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (3) 
Exploration of curriculum development and teaching strategies appropriate for middle school students as well as a range of organizational structures to effectively organize middle school students for educational experiences. Explore how curriculum, instruction, and assessment are interrelated and how theory and practice must be combined to make appropriate decisions. Development of skills in designing effective curriculum and instruction integrating these methods with existing understandings of their content area, how people learn, and the diverse communities in which they work.

Top SED 494 SCIENCE/MATH CONTENT STANDARDS AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR HIGH SCHOOL (3) 
Exploration of curriculum development and teaching strategies appropriate for high school students as well as a range of organizational structures to effectively organize high school students for educational experiences. Explore how curriculum, instruction, and assessment are interrelated and how theory and practice must be combined to make appropriate decisions. Development of skills in designing effective curriculum and instruction integrating these methods with existing understandings of their content area, how people learn, and the diverse communities in which they work.

Top SED 499 SPECIAL TOPICS (3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 18 credits.

Top SED 501 RESEARCH (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 503 THESIS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top SED 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 506 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 507 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 508 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 509 PRACTICUM (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 510 PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP: SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS EDUCATION (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Supervised teaching experience at the elementary, middle or high school level; students experience general classroom and professional responsibilities common to the regular science or mathematics teacher. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 511 ANALYSIS OF CLASSROOMS I (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Observation and analysis of the complex science/ mathematics classroom (grades 3-12) and school culture and their impact on student learning.

Top SED 512 TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATIONS FOR TEACHING MATH AND SCIENCE (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Integration of instructional technologies with other strategies to teach math and science in elementary, middle, and secondary schools in the 21st century.

Top SED 513 INQUIRY IN SCIENCE AND SCIENCE EDUCATION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Investigation of inquiry and the nature of inquiry in science as it relates to science education. Students will examine issues relating to integrating scientific understandings and practice into K-12 instruction.

Top SED 514 INQUIRY IN MATHEMATICS AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION (3) 
Investigation of mathematics as it relates to mathematics education. Students will examine issues related to integrating mathematical understanding, mathematics standards/curricula, and mathematics-specific strategies in K-12 instruction. Lec/lab.

Top SED 516 INQUIRY IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION (3) 
Investigation of inquiry and the nature of inquiry in mathematics and science as it relates to education. Students will examine issue relating to integrating mathematical and scientific understandings and practices into K-12 education.

Top SED 517 QUANTITATIVE REASONING IN STEM (3) 
Provides students an overview of the content requirements in the Common Core Standards for Mathematics and the teaching practices that are central to those standards with a focus on the role of quantitative reasoning. Students experience content lessons and lessons focused on supporting students in developing understanding of that content. PREREQS: Participants should be a prospective pre-service teacher at any level, a K-12 teacher, a free-choice learning educator, or have access to an educational setting.

Top SED 519 TEACHING MATHEMATICAL MODELING IN STEM (3) 
Provides students an overview of the content requirements in the Common Core Standards for Mathematics and the teaching practices that are central to those standards with a focus on the role of mathematical modeling. Students experience content lessons and lessons focused on supporting students in developing understanding of that content. PREREQS: Participants should be a prospective pre-service teacher at any level, a K-12 teacher, free-choice learning educator or have access to an educational setting.

Top SED 521 TEACHING MATH AND SCIENCE WITH DIGITAL AND VIDEO TECHNOLOGIES (3) 
Examine and incorporate digital image and video technologies to support learners in becoming critical thinkers and creative producers of their knowledge and understanding in mathematics/science. PREREQS: Participants must be teachers of mathematics/science in K-12 formal or informal learning environments.

Top SED 522 DYNAMIC SPREADSHEETS AS LEARNING TOOLS IN SCIENCE AND MATH (3) 
Provides opportunities to explore the algebraic reasoning involved when engaging students in learning with spreadsheets in science and mathematics classes. Students redesign units of instruction for grades 3-12 that integrate learning about designing dynamic and dependable spreadsheets as learning tools in science and mathematics. Explore how dynamic spreadsheets encourage students to extend problems and considering alternative questions.

Top SED 523 SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS STRATEGIES AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES (4) 
Builds on content developed in SED 491. Students learn new instructional skills and deepen abilities with basic teaching skills from SED 491. Students develop in-depth lesson plans and coordinate instructional and assessment plans supporting a unit of science or mathematics content for middle level students. PREREQS: SED 491 and provisional admission to Professional Education Program

Top SED 525 SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM IMPLEMENTATION AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES FOR HIGH SCHOOL (4) 
Exploration of science/mathematics teaching strategies appropriate for high school science/mathematics learners as well as a range of organizational structures to effectively organize high school science/mathematics students for educational experiences. PREREQS: SED 494 and provisional admission to Professional Education Program

Top SED 531 OVERVIEW OF FREE-CHOICE LEARNING (3) 
Examines learning that occurs when people believe they have choices over what and how they learn, how much time they spend learning, and what their sources of information are. Covers current research on learning in museums, aquariums, zoos, botanical gardens, science centers, after-school programs, media and apprenticeships.

Top SED 535 COMMUNICATING OCEAN SCIENCES TO INFORMAL AUDIENCES (3) 
For students interested in improving their ability to communicate their scientific knowledge by helping general public and student audiences learn about ocean sciences in a wide variety of learning settings. Combines instruction in inquiry-based teaching methods and learning theory with work in student's local informal learning settings like museums, zoos, aquariums and libraries.

Top SED 540 FIELD AND ONLINE LEARNING OF GEOSCIENCE CONCEPTS (3) 
Science content and pedagogy in learning and teaching standards-based geologic content for K-12 teachers. This is a hybrid class combining distance learning and at least one field research trip. PREREQS: Participants should be either a K-12 teacher or a free-choice learning educator. Participants should be prepared to camp during field trips and able to walk moderate distances that may involve off-trail maneuvering. Participants should be able to integrate graphics and images into different media (e.g., PowerPoint, Prezi, video), acquire images from web pages and use Google Earth. Some instruction in using Google Earth will be provided.

Top SED 550 HIGH QUALITY SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTION (3) 
Explores high quality science and mathematics instruction to prepare professional teachers in science and mathematics. Develops skills in high-leverage instructional practices and reviews research literature that supports these practices. Investigates social justice issues related to systems of schooling in the United States.

Top SED 552 MATHEMATICS METHODS: PRACTICUM I (3) 
Theoretical background, practical knowledge, and skills for teaching in mathematics classrooms (grades 3-12). Instructional methods/modes, classroom management, contemporary curriculum goals and instructional planning.

Top SED 553 SCIENCE METHODS/PRACTICUM I (3) 
Theoretical background, practical knowledge, and skills for teaching in science classrooms (grades 3-12). Instructional methods/modes, classroom management, contemporary curriculum goals and instructional planning.

Top SED 565 INQUIRING INTO SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS LEARNING AND TEACHING (3) 
Participants prepare to lead instructional changes in their communities by planning inquiries into the learning they foster in their own contexts, critiquing relevant literature, making connections to national standards, and constructing a documentary Web site or writing a journal article that reports upon ways to foster science and/or mathematics learning. PREREQS: Student must be a licensed teacher, enrolled in a teacher education program, or have experience in working with youth in an educational setting.

Top SED 566 FOSTERING REFLECTIVE DISCOURSE IN SCIENCE AND MATH CONTEXTS (3) 
Examines ways of speaking that foster learning in science and mathematics contexts such as K-16 classrooms and free-choice learning settings (i.e., museums, zoos, science camps, etc.). Assignments assume the participant is a K-12 teacher or free-choice learning educator enrolled in a graduate licensure program or has access to an educational setting.

Top SED 568 ENHANCING LITERACY LEARNING IN SCIENCE AND MATH CONTEXTS (3) 
Examining ways of enhancing literacy learning will include analyzing research on learning to speak clearly, listen closely, write coherently, read with comprehension, and make and critique media resources competently in science and mathematics contexts. Settings include K-12 classrooms and free-choice learning environments such as zoos, museums and science camps.

Top SED 573 SCIENCE PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Development of pedagogical content knowledge in grades 6-12 science instruction: learning theory, nature of science, technology integration, and reform recommendations. Lec/lab/rec.

Top SED 574 MATHEMATICS PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Development of pedagogical content knowledge in grades 6-12 mathematics instruction: learning theory, nature of mathematics, technology integration, and reform recommendations. PREREQS: SED Professional Teacher Licensure Cohort Only. Does not meet Graduate School's stand-alone requirement. Investigation of mathematics as it relates to mathematics education must be completed prior to SED 574. SED 414 is recommended; please speak to the program coordinator. SED 474 Restrictions: Prereq course SED 414 required prior to SED 474.

Top SED 576 MATHEMATICS PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY II (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Development of additional pedagogical content knowledge in grades 6-12; stress on dominant themes of the school mathematics curriculum including problem solving, reasoning, communication, and connections as well as the integration of technology into the mathematics classroom. PREREQS: SED 574 [C] and Education Double Degree only

Top SED 577 SCIENCE PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY II (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Development of pedagogical content knowledge in grades 6-12; science instruction; learning theory, nature of science, technology integration, and reform recommendations. PREREQS: SED 573 [C] and Professional Teacher Education Master's Program

Top SED 580 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Analysis of qualitative and quantitative empirical research in science education, mathematics education and education in general. Development of data collection instruments for use by researchers and teachers of science education, mathematics education and education in general, including portfolio and other forms of alternative assessment.

Top SED 581 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND PRACTICUM IN MATHEMATICS (3) 
Developing and implementing a program for continuing learning and evaluation in mathematics education.

Top SED 582 PERSONAL DIMENSIONS OF FREE-CHOICE LEARNING (3) 
Investigates the fundamental roles that identity, motivation, interest, prior knowledge and experience, and choice and control play in supporting learning and how learning leaders can build on these dimensions of learning in order to successfully engage lifelong learners.

Top SED 583 SOCIO-CULTURAL DIMENSIONS OF FREE-CHOICE LEARNING (3) 
Investigates connections between theories of free-choice learning and the fundamental concepts of sociology, social psychology and anthropology: social stratification, social structure and interaction, social institutions, and cultural background. Real world examples will be included to support learning leaders' efforts to facilitate the socio-cultural dimensions of lifelong science and mathematics learning.

Top SED 584 PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS OF FREE-CHOICE LEARNING (3) 
Learning is influenced by the interaction of variables within three contexts--personal, socio-cultural and physical. This course focuses on how macro-scale environmental factors (e.g. space, crowding, novelty) and micro-scale environmental factors (e.g. design elements, real objects, different media) support free-choice learning.

Top SED 588 MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM (3) 
Current trends, history of these trends, and the rationale for mathematics reform.

Top SED 589 ADVANCED TOPICS: MATHEMATICS EDUCATION (3) 
Current issues in mathematics education. May be repeated for credit with different topics. Lec/lab. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top SED 592 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND PRACTICUM IN SCIENCE (3) 
Developing and implementing a program for continuing learning and evaluation in science education.

Top SED 593 ADVANCED STRATEGIES SCIENCE (3) 
Provides additional exposure and development of instructional strategies and models of science teaching. Special emphasis is placed upon promoting critical thinking and decision making.

Top SED 596 METHODS OF COLLEGE TEACHING IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE (3) 
Focuses on methods and problems in planning and implementing mathematics or science instruction at the college level. Particular emphasis is placed upon selecting teaching strategies, organizing materials, and evaluating student assessment.

Top SED 597 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION (3) 
Development of strategies and skills for developing, implementing and evaluating a program of professional development for mathematics or science educators considering various choices of program settings.

Top SED 599 TOPICS IN SCIENCE EDUCATION (3) 
Current issues, trends, and topics in science education. May be repeated for credit with different topics. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 18 credits.

Top SED 601 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 603 DISSERTATION (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top SED 605 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 606 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 607 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 608 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 611 SURVEY OF RESEARCH ON TEACHING (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Critical analysis of perspectives of research in science/math education with a focus on teaching as the unit of analysis. PREREQS: SED 580 [C]

Top SED 612 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH DESIGN AND CRITICAL ANALYSIS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A study of quantitative research designs and analytical procedures with specific applications in science or mathematics education. PREREQS: SED 580* [C]

Top SED 613 LEARNING THEORY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Provides a critical overview and analysis of current theories of learning and development, beginning with a discussion about what learning is, how it has been viewed and studied over time, and how seminal theories inform an understanding of lifelong learning and its facilitation. PREREQS: SED 580* [C]

Top SED 615 PRACTICUM IN MATHEMATICS/SCIENCE IN COLLEGE TEACHING (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Supervised field practicum in college mathematics/science teaching. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top SED 621 SURVEY OF RESEARCH ON LEARN (3) 
Critical analysis of perspectives on student thinking and learning in science/math education. PREREQS: SED 580* [C]

Top SED 622 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH TECHNIQUES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A study of qualitative research designs and analytical procedures with specific applications in science and mathematics education. PREREQS: SED 580* [C]

Top SED 623 CURRICULUM THEORY (3) 
Establishes theoretical grounding of curriculum. Includes theoretical background, practical knowledge, and skills related to science and mathematics curriculum, including the history, curriculum theory and practice. PREREQS: SED 580* [C]

Top SED 699 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SED 808 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.



 
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