Science & Mathematics Education (SED)

SED 401, RESEARCH, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 405, READING AND CONFERENCE, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 406, PROJECTS, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 407, SEMINAR, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 409, FIELD PRACTICUM: SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS, 3 Credits

This course is repeatable for 18 credits.

SED 413, INQUIRY IN SCIENCE AND SCIENCE EDUCATION, 3 Credits

Investigates inquiry and the nature of inquiry in science as it relates to science education. Examines issues relating to integrating scientific understandings and practice into K-12 instruction.

Recommended: Analytical, evaluation, and reasoning skills

SED 414, INQUIRY IN MATHEMATICS AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION, 3 Credits

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.

Available via Ecampus

SED 416, INQUIRY IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION, 3 Credits

Investigation of inquiry and the nature of inquiry in mathematics and science as it relates to education. Students will examine issues relating to integrating mathematical and scientific understandings and practices into K-12 education.

SED 435, COMMUNICATING OCEAN SCIENCES TO INFORMAL AUDIENCES, 3 Credits

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.

SED 452, STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING MATHEMATICS, 3 Credits

Explores the teaching of mathematics in multiple-subjects classrooms in a manner consistent with current research and standards. Utilizes an investigative approach to learn about planning, implementing, and creating linguistically and culturally sustaining mathematical learning for all students.

SED 453, STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING SCIENCE, 3 Credits

Explores the teaching of science in multiple-subjects classrooms in a manner consistent with current research and standards. Utilizes an investigative approach to learn about planning, implementing, and creating linguistically and culturally sustaining scientific learning for all students.

SED 459, SCIENCE AND THE NATURE OF INQUIRY, 3 Credits

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.

SED 499, SPECIAL TOPICS, 3 Credits

This course is repeatable for 18 credits.

SED 501, RESEARCH, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 503, THESIS, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 999 credits.

SED 505, READING AND CONFERENCE, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

Available via Ecampus

SED 506, PROJECTS, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 507, SEMINAR, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 508, WORKSHOP, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 509, PRACTICUM, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

Available via Ecampus

SED 510, PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP: SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS EDUCATION, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

Available via Ecampus

SED 511, ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING, 3 Credits

Develops pedagogical content knowledge for planning, supporting and administering assessment of and for learning and equity in science/mathematics classrooms (grades 6-12).

Available via Ecampus

SED 516, INQUIRY IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION, 3 Credits

Investigates inquiry and the nature of inquiry in science and mathematics as it relates to education. Examines issues relating to integrating scientific and mathematical understandings and practices in K-12 education.

Available via Ecampus

SED 535, COMMUNICATING OCEAN SCIENCES TO INFORMAL AUDIENCES, 3 Credits

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.

SED 552, STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING MATHEMATICS, 3 Credits

Explores the teaching of mathematics in multiple-subjects classrooms in a manner consistent with current research and standards. Utilizes an investigative approach to learn about planning, implementing, and creating linguistically and culturally sustaining mathematical learning for all students.

SED 553, STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING SCIENCE, 3 Credits

Explores the teaching of science in multiple-subjects classrooms in a manner consistent with current research and standards. Utilizes an investigative approach to learn about planning, implementing, and creating linguistically and culturally sustaining scientific learning for all students.

SED 573, SCIENCE PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY I, 4 Credits

Develops pedagogical content knowledge for supporting grades 6-12 science instruction in the following areas: equitable and ambitious science teaching, learning theories, nature of science, language of science, and technology integration.

SED 574, MATHEMATICS PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY I, 4 Credits

Develops knowledge, skills, and dispositions for teaching diverse youth in grades 6-12 mathematics. Supports imagining and enacting ways that schooling and instruction can disrupt inequality. Interrogates ways that schooling and mathematics instruction has perpetuated educational injustices. Infuses investigation of multiple forms of knowledge creation through research-practice multi-media.

Recommended: SED 414

SED 576, MATHEMATICS PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY II, 4 Credits

Continues to develop pedagogical content knowledge, skills, and dispositions for teaching diverse youth in grades 6-12 mathematics. Shifts from applying and synthesizing ideas in SED 574 to evaluating and justifying critical teaching and learning goals in SED 576. Interrogates how mathematics instruction has perpetuated educational injustices through course core readings. Continues to support creating and enacting ways that schooling and instruction can disrupt inequality using research-practice multi-media.

Prerequisite: SED 574 with C or better

SED 577, SCIENCE PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY II, 4 Credits

Develops pedagogical content knowledge for supporting grades 6-12 science instruction. Explores equitable and ambitious science teaching, learning theory, nature of science, and technology integration.

Prerequisite: SED 573 with C or better

SED 582, PERSONAL DIMENSIONS OF FREE-CHOICE LEARNING, 3 Credits

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.

SED 599, TOPICS IN SCIENCE EDUCATION, 3 Credits

This course is repeatable for 18 credits.

SED 601, RESEARCH, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 603, DISSERTATION, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 999 credits.

SED 605, READING AND CONFERENCE, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 606, PROJECTS, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 607, SEMINAR, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 608, WORKSHOP, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 611, SURVEY OF RESEARCH ON TEACHING, 3 Credits

Critical analysis of perspectives of research in science/math education with a focus on teaching as the unit of analysis.

Prerequisite: SED 580 with C or better or ED 620 with C or better

SED 613, LEARNING THEORY, 3 Credits

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.

Prerequisite: SED 580 (may be taken concurrently) with C or better or ED 620 (may be taken concurrently) with C or better

SED 615, PRACTICUM IN MATHEMATICS/SCIENCE IN COLLEGE TEACHING, 3 Credits

Supervised field practicum in college mathematics/science teaching.

This course is repeatable for 9 credits.

SED 621, SURVEY OF RESEARCH ON LEARNING, 3 Credits

Critical analysis of perspectives on student thinking and learning in science/math education.

Prerequisite: SED 580 (may be taken concurrently) with C or better or ED 620 with C or better

SED 623, CURRICULUM THEORY, 3 Credits

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.

Prerequisite: SED 580 with C or better or ED 620 (may be taken concurrently) with C or better

SED 625, CRITICAL PEDAGOGY, 3 Credits

Builds a foundation in critical pedagogy theory and practice. Includes reading of classic and contemporary literature by recognized thinkers in the fields of critical pedagogical studies, requiring careful evaluation of empirical research and synthesis to develop a coherent point of view. Develops methodologies for analyzing data using critical pedagogical theories and intersectional perspectives.

SED 699, SPECIAL TOPICS, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

SED 808, WORKSHOP, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 99 credits.

Available via Ecampus